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1. Adams, Arvil Van
Goldstein, Harold
Harrell, Adele
Mangum, Stephen L.
The Neglected Source of Human Wealth: A Study of Formal Education and Training During the Adult Years
Final Report, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, 1982
Cohort(s): Young Men, Young Women
Publisher: U.S. Department of Labor
Keyword(s): Education, Adult; Educational Costs; Labor Market Outcomes; Life Cycle Research; Schooling, Post-secondary; Training, Post-School

This study describes the participants and institutions involved in adult education and training. It examines labor market outcomes and explores the economic and social factors influencing participation in these forms of education and training. Those who benefit most from adult education and training are those involved in company- based programs: white-collar, managerial, professional and technical workers; and participants in short and moderate-term programs. Most important is the cumulative nature of knowledge and skill development over the life cycle. Early advantages leading to knowledge and skill development during childhood and adolescence are found to be perpetuated in the adult years with important implications for social stratification.
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Adams, Arvil Van, Harold Goldstein, Adele Harrell and Stephen L. Mangum. "The Neglected Source of Human Wealth: A Study of Formal Education and Training During the Adult Years." Final Report, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, 1982.