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  • Individual Author: Eberts, Randall W.; O'Leary, Christopher J.; Wandmer, Stephen A.
    Year: 2002

    This book offers a thorough overview of the U.S. experience with targeting reemployment services and self-employment assistance to UI beneficiaries most likely to exhaust benefits. The authors also suggest other programs that might benefit from targeting, examine Canadian efforts at targeting reemployment services, and consider prospects for a new Frontline Decision Support System for one-stop centers. (author abstract)

    Contents:

    1. Targeting Employment Services under the Workforce Investment Act / Stephen A. Wandner
    2. Predicting the Exhaustion of Unemployment Compensation / Robert B. Olsen, Marisa Kelso, Paul T. Decker, and Daniel H. Klepinger ; comments by Mark C. Berger
    3. Evaluation of WPRS Systems / Katherine P. Dickinson, Paul T. Decker, and Suzanne D. Kreutzer ; comments by John Heinberg, Walter Nicholson
    4. A Panel Discussion on the WPRS System / Pete Fleming, Al Jaloviar, Helen Parker, and Marc Perrett ; comments by David E. Balducchi
    5. Profiling in Self-Employment Assistance Programs / Jon C. Messenger, Carolyn...

    This book offers a thorough overview of the U.S. experience with targeting reemployment services and self-employment assistance to UI beneficiaries most likely to exhaust benefits. The authors also suggest other programs that might benefit from targeting, examine Canadian efforts at targeting reemployment services, and consider prospects for a new Frontline Decision Support System for one-stop centers. (author abstract)

    Contents:

    1. Targeting Employment Services under the Workforce Investment Act / Stephen A. Wandner
    2. Predicting the Exhaustion of Unemployment Compensation / Robert B. Olsen, Marisa Kelso, Paul T. Decker, and Daniel H. Klepinger ; comments by Mark C. Berger
    3. Evaluation of WPRS Systems / Katherine P. Dickinson, Paul T. Decker, and Suzanne D. Kreutzer ; comments by John Heinberg, Walter Nicholson
    4. A Panel Discussion on the WPRS System / Pete Fleming, Al Jaloviar, Helen Parker, and Marc Perrett ; comments by David E. Balducchi
    5. Profiling in Self-Employment Assistance Programs / Jon C. Messenger, Carolyn Peterson-Vaccaro, and Wayne Vroman ; comments by Jacob M. Benus, Wayne Gordon
    6. Targeting Reemployment Bonuses / Christopher J. O'Leary, Paul T. Decker, and Stephen A. Wandner ; comments by Jennifer Warlick
    7. Measures of Program Performance and the Training Choices of Displaced Workers / Louis Jacobson, Robert LaLonde, and Daniel Sullivan ; comments by Kevin Hollenbeck
    8. Using Statistical Assessment Tools to Target Services to Work First Participants / Randall W. Eberts
    9. Targeting Job Retention Services for Welfare Recipients / Anu Rangarajan, Peter Schochet, and Dexter Chu ; comments by Timothy J. Bartik, Don Oellerich
    10. Targeting Reemployment Services in Canada / Terry Colpitts ; comments by Jeffrey Smith
    11. Predicting Long-Term Unemployment in Canada: Prospects and Policy Implications / Ging Wong, Harold Henson, and Arun Roy ; comments by Jeffrey Smith
    12. A Frontline Decision Support System for One-Stop Centers / Randall W. Eberts, Christopher J. O'Leary, and Kelly J. DeRango ; comments by Helen Parker
    13. A Panel Discussion on the Experience and Future Plans of States / Rich Hobbie, Jim Finch, Chuck Middlebrooks, and Jack Weidenbach