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August 1993, Vol. 116, No. 8
Training among young adults: who, what kind, and for how long?
Jonathan R. Veum
Economist, Office of Economic Research, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth show that 38 percent of young adults received training during 1986-91; whites and men were more likely to receive company training, while nonwhites and women were more highly represented in off-the-job training programs. This article presents information on the acquisition of training, using data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth.
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