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Federal Job Training Programs

By Tad DeHaven The New York Times worries that “federal funds to train the jobless are drying up.” It’s not until the end of the article that the Times bothers to quote an economist who says that “Traditionally, we have found that job training has not been very effective for people who have lost their job recently.” A [...] Federal Job Training Programs is a post from Cato @ Liberty - Ca
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Federal Job Training Programs and Crony Capitalism

Academics / Political Science : Cato @ Liberty (last year)

Tad DeHaven The Reason Foundation’s Adam Millsap and Anthony Randazzo have an op-ed up at RealClearPolicy.com that cites examples of how federal job training programs are used to favor particular commercial interests. A snippet: Cro... Read Post

Federal Job Training Follies

Academics / Political Science : Cato @ Liberty (3 years ago)

By Tad DeHaven It’s darkly comical that the same entity responsible for killing countless private sector jobs with its taxes and regulations operates job training programs. Cato has been documenting the failures of federal job train... Read Post

Coburn Report on Federal Job Training Programs

Academics / Political Science : Cato @ Liberty (2 years ago)

By Tad DeHaven Oklahoma Republican Sen. Tom Coburn released a report today on federal job training programs in his state. Here’s what Coburn’s intrepid staff found: duplication, waste, ineffectiveness, and stupidity. In short, the r... Read Post


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