Bowlby, Roger L.; Schriver, William R.
July 1970
Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Jul70, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p500
Academic Journal
Vocational training enhances labor-force participation, reduces unemployment, and increases occupational mobility, in addition to its known effect of raising income. This conclusion is derived from a study of pairs of individuals matched in terms of race, sex, IQ, rank in high-school class, type of school program, and labor market areas. Members of the experimental group received Tennessee Area Vocational-Technical School training; those in the control group had no training beyond high school.


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