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Large randomized trial finds “Year Up” workforce training produces major earnings gains for low-income young adults (but longer-term follow-up is needed)

In this report we discuss unusually promising findings from a large, multisite randomized controlled trial (RCT) of the Year Up program for low-income young adults. This newly-published study found earnings effects that are among the largest of any workforce training...

Yes, some blockbuster RCT findings successfully replicate: Per Scholas employment/training produces major earnings gains for low-income workers

Highlights: In social policy as in medicine, many positive initial research findings for a program or treatment are not reproduced in subsequent rigorous evaluations. The good news is that some important positive findings do reproduce. This report highlights a recent...
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