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|Table 1: Average Quarterly Wages After Training Regressed on Demographic, Industry, Prior Wage, and Program Participation Measures, Fiscal Years 1999 (FY99) and 2000 (FY00)|
|FY99 Average Quarterly Wages Two Years after Training||FY00 Average Quarterly Wages One Year after Training|
|Goods Producing Industry4||101.698*||188.685***|
|1b is the statistical notation for an unstandardized regression coefficient. Unstandardized regression coefficients can be interpreted as increases or decreases in average quarterly wages (depending on a positive or negative sign) for a one-unit increase in the variable of interest. To illustrate, males in the WDTF FY99 group earn, on average, $790 more in average quarterly wages than females.|
|2S.E. = standard error.|
|3The effect of being male on subsequent average quarterly wages compared to being female.|
|4The effect of working in a goods producing industry prior to training on subsequent average quarterly wages compared to working in a services producing industry.|
|5WDTF = Workforce Development Training Fund. This variable represents the effect of participating in WDTF training on subsequent average quarterly wages compared to not participating in WDTF training.|
|*p < .10 (one-tailed).|
|**p < .05 (one-tailed).|
|***p < .01 (one-tailed).|
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