Latest Reports

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    Training Vouchers, Cash Transfers, and Their Effects on Employment-Related Outcomes

    The literature review describes the existing evidence base on employment, earnings, and education-related outcomes associated with two types of interventions: training vouchers and cash transfers.

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    Ready to Work Partnership Grant Evaluation

    This study examined the design and operation of four selected programs of the Ready to Work Partnership Grant as they evolved over the four-year grant period.

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    Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Research Portfolio Project

    These reports summarize existing evidence related to the effectiveness of WIOA programs and services, as well as ongoing trends of the workforce system, to identify research gaps and future research topics that would contribute to the continuous improvement of WIOA programs and services.

Browse the Clearinghouse for Labor Evaluation and Research

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The Clearinghouse for Labor Evaluation and Research (CLEAR) is DOL's central resource for research on labor programs and strategies. Find easy-to-read summaries of results from more than 1000 studies in CLEAR.

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CEO Research Topic Areas

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    Apprenticeships
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    Community College
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    Unemployment Insurance
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    Substance Abuse and Work
The Chief Evaluation Office (CEO) works with agencies across the Department of Labor (DOL) to conduct research on a variety of labor-related topic areas. Find studies based on program type, population, or priority area.

DOL Evaluation Policy

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    Rigor
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    Relevance
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    Transparency
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    Independence
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    Ethics
DOL’s evaluation policy presents key principles that govern how we plan, conduct, and use program evaluations. The policy represents CEO’s commitment to conducting rigorous, relevant evaluations and to using evidence from evaluations to inform policy and practice.