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Finding and interpreting relevant evidence can be a frustrating experience for many policymakers.

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In the first installment of a new video blog series, Mathematica Insights, Akira Bell discusses how chief information officers in technologically sophisticated organizations provide strategic solutions that address dynamic business needs.

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Rachel Chazan Cohen, Ph.D., Tufts University, talks about the evolution and key findings of the Early Head Start Evaluation, as well as Mathematica’s integral involvement in the study.

This report documents promising strategies to promote sustained, gainful employment for youth SSI recipients. The report is from the SSI Youth Recipient and Employment Transition Formative Research project with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of the Disability Employment Policy.

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This report documents promising strategies to promote sustained, gainful employment for youth SSI recipients. The report is from the SSI Youth Recipient and Employment Transition Formative Research project with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of the Disability Employment Policy.

Researchers often wish to test a large set of related interventions or approaches to implementation. A factorial experiment accomplishes this by examining not only basic treatment-control comparisons but also the effects of multiple implementation factors such as different dosages or implementation strategies,...

Healthy marriage and relationship education (HMRE) practitioners are increasingly interested in integrating relationship education workshops with economic stability services.

This study presents findings on the implementation and impacts of Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI) in Oakland, California, where the school district conducted the nation’s first randomized controlled trial of LLI in secondary grades.

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Reducing the number of children in foster care requires actionable policy and practical solutions. By identifying subpopulations of children and youth who use intensive or frequent services, we might shed light on those who lack the right types of support at critical junctures, live in overly restrictive...

What Works Clearinghouse

The What Works Clearinghouse collects, reviews, and reports on studies of education interventions. The growing focus on evidence-based decision making has increased demand for this type of information.

Mathematica and its partner, Group Health Cooperative, evaluated the effects of CPC on cost, quality, utilization, and patient and provider experience. We also provided rapid cycle (quarterly) feedback to participating practices, CMS, and CMS’s regional partners.

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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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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.