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She Served: Roundtable on Women Veterans

Roemer and McConnell discuss research and policy issues unique to women in our nation's military service.

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Research Agenda on School Choice

Blog post series examines questions about impact of school choice policies.

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Improving the Lives of At-Risk Youth Through Education and Training

New studies are paving the way for future careers.

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Can High-Risk Insurance Pools Work?

Blog post explores coverage options for “uninsurables” if ACA is replaced.

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Paul Decker talks about our unique, rigorous approach.

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Policymakers, program operators, and researchers depend on statistically significant findings to understand what works in public policy and programs. It is important, however, for both the policy and research communities to have the clearest possible understanding of what statistical significance means...

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This survey collects data on the employment-related activities of working-age SSDI and SSI beneficiaries. Mathematica has been conducting the NBS since its inception in 2004 and we will be implementing additional survey rounds in 2015, 2017, and 2019.

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We explore some of the key questions about research on private school choice programs.

Every year, millions of Americans suffer from medical conditions that affect their ability to work. This puts them at risk of losing their jobs or being forced to rely on Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI).

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Key insights for federal and state policymakers interested in piloting stay-at-work/return-to-work interventions.

In 2010, Teach For America (TFA) launched a major expansion effort, funded in part by a five-year Investing in Innovation (i3) scale-up grant of $50 million from the U.S. Department of Education. This study examines the effectiveness of TFA elementary school teachers in the second year of the scale-up,...

This report for the Department of Labor examines Self-Employment Assistance (SEA) programs, which help eligible unemployment benefit recipients start businesses. It examines states’ motivation for and experience with establishing SEA programs and outcomes of SEA participants and their businesses.

This report presents findings from a study of the WIA Adult and Dislocated Worker programs’ impacts on employment and earnings.

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This survey collects data on the employment-related activities of working-age SSDI and SSI beneficiaries. Mathematica has been conducting the NBS since its inception in 2004 and we will be implementing additional survey rounds in 2015, 2017, and 2019.

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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This demonstration is designed to test a new model for assisting unemployed and underemployed workers with limited opportunities in their traditional fields, who are interested in starting businesses in their fields of expertise.

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