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Journal of General Internal Medicine

Mathematica's health policy experts discuss the rationale for collecting data on physicians and their practices.

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Improving Comprehensive Care for Chronically Ill Beneficiaries
Independence at Home

First-year results show higher quality care and lower Medicare expenditures.    

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Mathematica's Paradata Warehouse
New Research from the Race to the Top and School Improvement Grants Evaluation
Learn More About Mathematica

Paul Decker talks about our unique, rigorous approach.

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Mathematica is conducting a systematic review of the research literature on programs and strategies intended to help low-income adults acquire and maintain employment and achieve self-sufficiency.

This brief succinctly summarizes findings from a review of the literature for practitioners.

This video provides an overview of working at the Washington, DC, office.

Recent Projects

home health

Mathematica is using a mixed-methods design approach to evaluate the Independence at Home Demonstration. The demonstration’s goal is to improve the provision of comprehensive, coordinated, continuous, and accessible care to chronically ill, disabled beneficiaries.


Mathematica is designing and implementing a monitoring, evaluation, and learning framework for The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program, a program designed to develop young leaders.

Mathematica's study for the Packard Foundation is identifying caregivers who provide informal child care in California, learning about their needs for support, and evaluating promising approaches to enhance the quality of children’s experiences in these settings.

This study addressed a series of policy questions related to the impact of CHIP, the effective operation of CHIP programs, and the inter-relationship between and among CHIP, Medicaid, and employer-sponsored insurance coverage for low-income children.

Recent Publications

This brief describes a review of the literature on ongoing assessment in early childhood settings for researchers and practitioners.

This brief succinctly summarizes findings from a review of the literature for practitioners.

This brief provides a conceptual framework that shows practitioners and researchers how practitioners can use ongoing assessment for individualization.


This video provides an overview of working at the Washington, DC, office.

This recording of the May 2015 CIRE forum features a discussion on how advanced analytics can help policymakers, program administrators, and direct services staff enhance their programs by providing rapid, reliable, and relevant information.

Mathematica evaluated six programs from the Youth Transition Demonstration. This forum looked at impacts on participant employment, earnings, and other outcomes.

Diane Herz, vice president and managing director of survey research, discusses Mathematica's approach to paradata and the paradata dashboard.

Expert Spotlight
Policy Issues Are Complex.
Our Approach Is Comprehensive.

Mathematica Policy Research is dedicated to improving public well-being by bringing the highest standards of quality, objectivity, and excellence to bear on information collection and analysis for our partners and clients. The company has been at the forefront of assessing the effectiveness of policies and programs since 1968. Considered an architect of social policy research, Mathematica conducted the first social policy experiment in the United States, the New Jersey Negative Income Tax Experiment, to test ways of encouraging low-income individuals to work.