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Through the Parents and Children Together evaluation, Mathematica researchers are contributing to the evidence base regarding approaches to increase positive father involvement in children’s lives. At a forum on December 7, researchers, program administrators, and program participants will share their...

The employment rate among people with disabilities has consistently been low. People with disabilities face many barriers to securing competitive, integrated employment, such as lack of access to transportation, difficulty finding a job, and needs for workplace accommodations. Mathematica is evaluating...

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A recent study of the Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance triage assessment tool suggest that it can be helpful in allocating scarce resources by effectively identifying chronically homeless people who will be frequent users of emergency health services if they remain homeless.

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Mathematica’s Center for International Policy Research and Evaluation (CIPRE) will convene a panel of experts to discuss initiatives to expand grid electricity in sub-Saharan Africa as well as recent evidence on the possible benefits and challenges of such expansion. Panelists will discuss (1) Power...

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This study uses a 2015 survey of applicants to state vocational rehabilitation agencies to explore receipt of workplace accommodations among individuals with disabilities. Receipt of accommodations is positively associated with continued employment. However some groups, such as individuals in poor health,...

This seventh annual report from the national evaluation of the Money Follows the Person rebalancing demonstration provides information about (1) the program; (2) how it grew and changed since transitions began in 2007; and (3) demonstration outcomes such as cost savings, transition rates, and quality...

In the coming years, public programs will capture even more and richer data than they do now, including data from web-based tools used by participants in employment services, from tablet-based educational curricula, and from electronic health records for Medicaid beneficiaries.

The Healthy Harlem program, which is focused on improving health, nutrition, and physical fitness among children enrolled in the Harlem Children’s Zone, had positive impacts on students’ nutrition knowledge, self-efficacy, fitness, and body mass index (BMI).

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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.

Parents and Children Together (PACT) is a six-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 conducted in-depth, multi-method case studies that focused on five of the Promise Neighborhood grantees, which provided short-term formative input to efforts to improve the program.

This study is evaluating these performance-based compensation systems to examine issues like the impact of pay-for-performance on student achievement and educator effectiveness, and helping to answer pressing policy questions about how the programs are designed, communicated, and implemented.

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