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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.

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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.

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Governance in Rwanda

Mathematica evaluated four major components of the Rwanda Threshold program.

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Asking the Right Questions and Applying the Right Approaches to Solve Complex Needs

Rigorous Study Looks at Reading and Math Achievement

SNAP Congressional Testimony

Key resources include data visualization, household characteristics report, and microsimulation models.


Learn More About Mathematica

Paul Decker talks about our unique, rigorous approach.

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Stay-at-Work/Return-to-Work Policy Collaborative

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...

A Closer Look: Informal Child Care Arrangements and Support in California (Issue Brief)

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...

Working at the Princeton Office

This video provides an overview of the Princeton office.

Recent Projects

Tanzania Early Childhood Project

Tanzania Early Childhood Evaluation

The “Fursa kwa Watoto” (Opportunities for Children) project in Tanzania is a four-year effort to improve learning and socio-emotional outcomes for children by enhancing existing pre-primary instruction and supporting innovative early childhood education strategies in line with current policy initiatives...

Impact Evaluation Services for Access to Agricultural Finance, Farmer Training, and Irrigation Compact Activities in Moldova

Mathematica's evaluation focuses on three compact activities: access to agricultural finance, irrigation sector reform and centralized irrigation systems rehabilitation, and the farmer training component of the Growing High-Value Agriculture Sales or Agricultural Competitiveness and Enterprise Development...

Early Learning Strategy: Informal Caregivers Research Project

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.

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Child Support Noncustodial Parent Employment Demonstration (CSPED)

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.

Recent Publications

How are CHIPRA Quality Demonstration States Using Quality Reports to Drive Health Care Improvements for Children?

This Highlight focuses on how six States are using quality reports to draw attention to State- or practice-level performance on quality measures in order to drive improvements in the quality of care for children.

Embedding Job and Career Advancement Services in Healthy Marriage Programs: Lessons from Two Programs in PACT

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...

Three-Year Impacts of Services and Work Incentives on Youth with Disabilities

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...


CHCE Forum: The SGR Fix: A Pathway to Fundamental Physician Payment Reform?

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...

CSDP Forum: Early Findings from the Benefit Offset National Demonstration (BOND)

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.

Research Recap: Rwanda Threshold Program

This research recap looks at the efforts of the Rwandan government to improve performance on indicators related to democratic governance.


This recap video includes interviews and workshop clips to highlight the day’s event.

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.