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Focus on Criminal Justice

Justice-involved individuals face major challenges as they re-enter society. Read about our work to improve their prospects.

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Forum Focuses on Innovative Employment

February 26 forum discusses Pathways to Careers, a program for people with disabilities.

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Addressing Medicare Cost Concerns

First national study reveals nurse practitioners’ impact on costs of care.

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Facts and Findings 2015

Highlights of more than 4,000 reports, briefs, white papers, and other work.

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Paul Decker talks about our unique, rigorous approach.

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Mathematica evaluated the progress of recipients of 30 U.S. Department of Labor grants for the Prisoner Reentry Initiative. The grants were awarded to faith- and community-based organizations across the country.

This report details the findings to date for the national evaluation of the Money Follows the Person Rebalancing Demonstration. It describes in detail grantee progress on their statutory goals, strategies used by leading programs to improve transitions and LTSS system performance, trends in transition...

This video provides an overview of Mathematica's Chicago office.

Recent Projects

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.

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CLEAR’s mission is to make research on labor topics more accessible to practitioners, policymakers, researchers, and the general public so that it can inform their decisions about labor policies and programs.

Parents and Children Together (PACT) is a five-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’s evaluation of Insuring America’s Children aimed to monitor the progress of the grantmaking strategy, identify effective advocacy activities, and inform decisionmakers in states and at the national level about promising coverage strategies and programs.

Recent Publications

Mathematica Policy Research offers a full suite of analytics services to maximize the transformative power of data and provide optimal solutions to today’s most pressing questions. Backed by decades of experience helping clients address complex challenges, we integrate state-of-the-art methods and rigorous...

Although researchers can easily select probability samples of addresses using the U.S. Postal Service’s Delivery Sequence File, randomly selecting respondents within households for surveys remains challenging.

Nurses note unique stresses faced by families of patients in surgical intensive care units.


This forum discusses the impact of the integration of physicians into hospitals and of how policymakers can use payment reforms and other tools to shift the focus of vertically integrated health care systems to high-value care.

This forum explored how administrative data can be used to improve public child welfare programs drawing on lessons learned from successful programs in Florida and Wisconsin.

CIPRE Mathematica Minute

Matt Sloan and Nancy Murray give an overview of CIPRE's international work to improve the well-being of people in developing countries.

Three expert-led policy workgroups have developed actionable policy recommendations to help workers keep their jobs if they experience a potentially career-ending medical condition. At this forum, the leaders of each workgroup shared their insights and addressed the central question: How can we reduce...

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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.