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How Behavioral Insights Improve Programs

New fact sheet, podcast, blog post explain applications for policymakers.

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Evaluation of Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Approaches

Fact sheet shows target populations and program approaches.

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Older Women in the Workforce

Study examines how changes in divorce affect employment at later ages.

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Intensive Services Help People Find Jobs, Earn More
Honoring Veterans Day

Video highlights Mathematica staff’s military ties and research connections.

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Role of Social Networks Among Low-Income Fathers
Looking at Head Start Classrooms

New brief tracks trends in quality and teacher characteristics.

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Linking to Employment Activities Pre-Release for Inmates

New briefs explore challenges in establishing American Job Centers in local jails. 

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Competency-Based Education

Mathematica study shows outcomes of community college IT programs.

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Learn More About Mathematica

Paul Decker talks about our unique, rigorous approach.

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To address the unmet need for employment-related health care services among persons with disabilities, an alternative and potentially viable policy solution is the development of a new type of subsidized coverage to ‘wrap-around’ the new ACA coverage or other private and public coverage. Additional information...

Mathematica is designing and conducting a cross-site evaluation of the Congressionally authorized Regional Partnership Grants (RPG) program, and providing evaluation technical assistance to the partnerships to conduct their own independent evaluations. This report uses early cross-site evaluation data...

Provides guidance on planning effective evaluation of system change interventions.

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The rise in the number of veterans receiving Unemployment Compensation for Ex-Servicemembers and the cost of this program have led to an initiative to support improved outreach and services. We are evaluating projects in four states.

Mathematica Policy Research and Casey Family Programs have collaborated to study “super-utilizers” of child welfare and other services (referred to as the “Super-Utilizer Study”). The objective of this study is to better understand who super-utilizers are, specifically identifying their characteristics...

Smiling family sitting on a couch together

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.

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