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Presentations at Joint Statistical Meetings

Mathematica’s experts head to Chicago to present findings and chair sessions.

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In Niger, Better School Infrastructure Enhances Education Outcomes
New Report and Webinar July 20

National Academies Committee informs new framework.

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Building the Evidence Base to Improve Behavioral Health Care

New resources include a video, issue brief, and report.

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When Dad Stays Home

Mathematica's Patnaik explores challenges, impacts of paternal leave policy.

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Learn More About Mathematica

Paul Decker talks about our unique, rigorous approach.

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behavioral interventions for labor-related programs

The U.S. Department of Labor is collaborating with Mathematica and ideas42 to apply behavioral science principles to selected programs. Studies suggest that relatively modest changes to program materials, forms, or procedures can generate substantial improvements in program outcomes and performance.

This testimony discusses ways in which SNAP data and other resources can be used to analyze how the policy options selected by states affect the SNAP population.

Program funders have a variety of tools and methods to measure a program’s outcomes and evaluate its success in achieving its goals. Competing demands for scarce resources, however, make it important to...

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behavioral interventions for labor-related programs

The U.S. Department of Labor is collaborating with Mathematica and ideas42 to apply behavioral science principles to selected programs. Studies suggest that relatively modest changes to program materials, forms, or procedures can generate substantial improvements in program outcomes and performance.

Niger

The Niger Education and Community Strengthening program seeks to improve educational opportunities available to children while strengthening links between local communities and state structures. Mathematica is designing and conducting a rigorous evaluation of the initiative.

Niger

Mathematica designed a rigorous evaluation of the girl’s education component in Niger. The component included public awareness campaigns, local action plans, tutoring and training, incentives for school-age girls and female teachers, and construction of classrooms and latrines.

female entrepreneur Hispanic

This demonstration is designed to test a new model for assisting unemployed and underemployed workers with limited opportunities in their traditional fields, who are interested in starting businesses in their fields of expertise.

Recent Publications

The authors examined physicians’ perspectives on factors that support or hinder evidence-based decisions and the implications for delivery systems, payers, and policymakers.

This paper summarizes research on charter school impacts on achievement, and examines which factors and policies are most strongly associated with successful charter schools.

While pediatric quality reporting is considered a promising strategy, in this study state efforts appeared insufficient to overcome the barriers to using reports to guide practice-based quality improvement.

The IMAGINE project was designed to improve educational outcomes of girls in Niger through the construction of girl-friendly schools and complementary activities. This report presents the findings from Mathematica’s long-term impact evaluation of IMAGINE, conducted in 2013.

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Program funders have a variety of tools and methods to measure a program’s outcomes and evaluate its success in achieving its goals. Competing demands for scarce resources, however, make it important to conduct carefully targeted and balanced monitoring and evaluation in order to support learning and...

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The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program Learning Partnership

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