Improving Employment Outcomes for Youth with Disabilities
May 12 forum will focus on six projects and their impact on participant employment, earnings, and other outcomes.Register now
CIRE Forum Set for May 20
Experts will lead a discussion and learning session on capabilities and techniques for using advanced analytics to enhance public programs.Register now
Governance in Rwanda
Mathematica evaluated four major components of the Rwanda Threshold program.Read more
SNAP Congressional Testimony
Key resources include data visualization, household characteristics report, and microsimulation models.Explore
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The Office of Disability Employment Policy has a strong interest in advancing policies and programs that promote positive stay-at-work/return-to-work (SAW/RTW) outcomes for workers who experience a chronic illness, disability, or medical condition. The SAW/RTW Policy Collaborative will support this...
This is the fifth in a series of annual reports from the national evaluation of the Money Follows the Person (MFP) rebalancing demonstration. It presents three broad sets of analyses that report on the overall progress and effects of the MFP demonstration: (1) grantees’ progress on their statutory transition...
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The National Child Support Noncustodial Parent Employment Demonstration is testing the effectiveness of programs that aim to increase employment among noncustodial parents, with the ultimate goal of increasing the likelihood that they meet their child support obligations.
To help reduce the risks of pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, and associated risk behaviors among teenagers, Congress authorized PREP as part of the 2010 ACA. Mathematica's evaluation is documenting how PREP-funded programs are operationalized and assessing selected programs’ effectiveness....
Strengthening Unmarried Parents' Relationships: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Building Strong Families
The Building Strong Families project tested whether well-designed interventions help interested couples have stable, healthy relationships, enhance child well-being, increase fathers’ involvement with their children, and lead to more healthy and sustained relationships among unmarried parents.
This eight-year evaluation is documenting and testing promising pregnancy prevention approaches in seven sites across the United States, each of which is implementing a different program. This research aims to expand the available evidence on effective ways to prevent and reduce pregnancy and related...
This brief presents findings on informal caregivers’ and parents’ networks, focusing on child care arrangements and sources of support and information related to caregiv¬ing from a small sample of informal caregiv¬ers and parents in California’s Bay Area. It uses an ecomapping, a method to create a graphic...
Translation and Dissemination of Health Services Research for Health Policy: A Review of Available Infrastructure and Evolving Tools
This paper examines how user interest in health services research is shaped by the following factors: the current health care policy environment, the organizations and institutional mechanisms available to advance the movement of health services research into policy and practice, and emerging innovative...
The Youth Transition Demonstration, an initiative of the Social Security Administration, provided employment services and enhanced work incentives to young people on the disability rolls in 10 sites across the country. Mathematica’s evaluation of this initiative involved enrolling 5,103 youth from 6...
Changes in Financial Aid and Student Enrollment at Historically Black Colleges and Universities After the Tightening of PLUS Credit Standards
The federal Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students (PLUS) program provides loans to parents of dependent undergraduate students to help pay for education expenses. To bring the standards in line with those used by banks, the U.S. Department of Education tightened the credit standards for PLUS loans...
In a new publication released in March, Mathematica senior fellow James Reschovsky unpacked the details of the proposed sustainable growth rate replacement, including the new Merit-Based Incentive Payment System and several other payment models encouraged in the legislation. Reschovsky and a panel of...
BOND tests an innovation that allows SSDI beneficiaries to earn more while keeping part of their disability benefits. Forum speakers provided background on BOND, presented findings from the first two years' process and impact analyses, and discussed potential policy and research implications.
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Larissa Campuzano has expertise in the design and implementation of experimental and nonexperimental evaluations. Her main research areas are education and international development.
- Impact Evaluation Findings After One Year of the Productive and Business Services Activity of the Productive Development Project, El Salvador
- Toward Closing the Evaluation Gap: Lessons from Three Recent Impact Evaluations of Social Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean
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