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Through the Parents and Children Together evaluation, Mathematica researchers are contributing to the evidence base regarding approaches to increase positive father involvement in children’s lives. At a forum on December 7, researchers, program administrators, and program participants will share their...

Fight Against Homelessness

A recent study of the Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance triage assessment tool suggest that it can be helpful in allocating scarce resources by effectively identifying chronically homeless people who will be frequent users of emergency health services if they remain homeless.

The employment rate among people with disabilities has consistently been low. People with disabilities face many barriers to securing competitive, integrated employment, such as lack of access to transportation, difficulty finding a job, and needs for workplace accommodations. Mathematica is evaluating...

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Behind the scenes at Dataween, an innovative new approach to help governors’ offices, state member-based associations, and other stakeholders get the most out of available data tools.

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This study uses a 2015 survey of applicants to state vocational rehabilitation agencies to explore receipt of workplace accommodations among individuals with disabilities. Receipt of accommodations is positively associated with continued employment. However some groups, such as individuals in poor health,...

This seventh annual report from the national evaluation of the Money Follows the Person rebalancing demonstration provides information about (1) the program; (2) how it grew and changed since transitions began in 2007; and (3) demonstration outcomes such as cost savings, transition rates, and quality...

The Healthy Harlem program, which is focused on improving health, nutrition, and physical fitness among children enrolled in the Harlem Children’s Zone, had positive impacts on students’ nutrition knowledge, self-efficacy, fitness, and body mass index (BMI).

This issue brief demonstrates how women continue to be underrepresented in skilled-trade jobs and the barriers that women face in accessing these jobs through U.S. Department of Labor programs, which perpetuates the gender wage gap in America. The authors also offer suggestions that might facilitate...

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Parents and Children Together (PACT) is a six-year evaluation of the Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood grant program to help couples build and sustain healthy relationships and marriages, and to strengthen positive father-child interaction.

Mathematica is helping to develop a demonstration focused on improving the employment outcomes of state vocational rehabilitation clients who receive only SSDI benefits.

Mathematica’s National Study of the Effectiveness of Educational Technology Interventions was a rigorous evaluation of the efficacy of technology applications designed to improve student learning in math and reading in grades K-12.

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The Money Follows the Person Demonstration is a federal initiative to help states reduce their reliance on institutional care for people needing long-term care, and expand options for elderly people and individuals with disabilities to receive care in the community.

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