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Helping Veterans Find Jobs

New study sheds light on veterans' use of American Job Center services. 

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Mathematica's Global Reach

This video focuses on Mathematica's international work in over 40 countries.

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Online Charter Schools: Operations/Effects

New study reveals causes for concern.

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Meeting New Nutrition Standards

How much do school lunches really have to change?

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How PARCC Predicts College Readiness

Findings highlighted in new podcast and policy brief.

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Learn More About Mathematica

Paul Decker talks about our unique, rigorous approach.

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In this study of more than 500 schools, 60 districts, and all 50 states and the District of Columbia, Mathematica is conducting an implementation and impact analysis of Race To the Top and School Improvement Grants, two programs that aim to foster systematic school reform.

That National Study of Online Charter Schools is organized into three separate, topical report volumes. In Volume I, Mathematica describes the universe of online charter schools, the students they serve, and their operations. In Volume II, the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) at the University...

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

Recent Projects

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A new initiative allowed high-need, low-income elementary schools to offer canned, frozen, or dried fruits and vegetables to promote greater flexibility in implementing the USDA's fresh fruit and vegetable program for the 2014-15 school year. Mathematica is evaluating the implementation and impacts....

Mathematica is conducting a systematic review of the research literature on programs and strategies intended to help low-income adults acquire and maintain employment and achieve self-sufficiency.

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This nine-year study addressed a full range of questions regarding the operation and impacts of the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program after the passage of the Trade Act of 2002. The evaluation used a comparison group design to obtain a nationally representative estimate of the impact of TAA on...

The Mother and Infant Home Visiting Program Evaluation (MIHOPE) and MIHOPE-Strong Start will evaluate the effectiveness of home visiting programs in preventing child maltreatment, improving health, and increasing school readiness.

Recent Publications

Achieving nationwide adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) remains an important policy priority.

In this report, the committee provides the findings and conclusions from its evidence gathering and data analyses. Finally, the report presents the committee’s criteria that lay the groundwork for phase II of the study, and offers a framework to guide development of the committee’s recommendations.


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.

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

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.

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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  • Bonnie Norton
    Associate Director and Senior Lead, Data Analytics

    Bonnie Norton specializes in public health program evaluation and policy analysis.

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