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Improving Employment Outcomes for Youth with Disabilities

May 12 forum will focus on six projects and their impact on participant employment, earnings, and other outcomes.

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CIRE Forum Set for May 20

Experts will lead a discussion and learning session on capabilities and techniques for using advanced analytics to enhance public programs.

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Governance in Rwanda

Mathematica evaluated four major components of the Rwanda Threshold program.

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Asking the Right Questions and Applying the Right Approaches to Solve Complex Needs

Rigorous Study Looks at Reading and Math Achievement

SNAP Congressional Testimony

Key resources include data visualization, household characteristics report, and microsimulation models.


Learn More About Mathematica

Paul Decker talks about our unique, rigorous approach.

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Evaluating Race to the Top and School Improvement Grants

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.

Responsible Fatherhood Programming: Two Approaches to Service Delivery

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This video provides an overview of the Princeton office.

Recent Projects

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Youth Transition Demonstration: Helping Youth with Disabilities Become Employed

In September 2005, the Social Security Administration (SSA) awarded Mathematica a nine-year contract to evaluate the Youth Transition Demonstration (YTD) projects, designed to help youth with disabilities maximize their economic self-sufficiency as they move from school to work.

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Building Strong Families: Strengthening Unmarried Parents' Relationships

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.

How Effective Is Home Visiting?

The Home Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness study is a thorough and transparent review of the home visiting research literature and an assessment of the evidence of effectiveness for home visiting programs that serve families with pregnant women and children from birth to age 5.

Tanzania Early Childhood Project

Tanzania Early Childhood Evaluation

The “Fursa kwa Watoto” (Opportunities for Children) project in Tanzania is a four-year effort to improve learning and socio-emotional outcomes for children by enhancing existing pre-primary instruction and supporting innovative early childhood education strategies in line with current policy initiatives...

Recent Publications

The Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act Evaluation Findings on Children's Health Insurance Coverage in an Evolving Health Care Landscape

The Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA) reauthorized CHIP through federal fiscal year 2019 and, together with provisions in the Affordable Care Act, federal funding for the program was extended through federal fiscal year 2015. Congressional action is required or federal...

CHIP and Medicaid: Evolving to Meet the Needs of Children

The Children's Health Insurance Program and Medicaid continue to play a critical role in extending affordable access to quality care for children. The Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 spurred states to expand eligibility, further streamline enrollment and renewal procedures,...

Spotlight on Express Lane Eligibility (ELE): A Tool to Improve Enrollment and Renewal

Express Lane Eligibility (ELE) lets states enroll children in Medicaid or the Children's Health Insurance Program or lets them renew children's coverage using findings from other public programs. A study of ELE implementation in 8 states found that automatic ELE processes serve the most individuals and...

Enrollment and Disenrollment Experiences of Families Covered by CHIP

This study combined 10-state household survey and administrative data to provide an unprecedented analysis of families' Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) enrollment, retention, and disenrollment experiences. Findings were generally positive across states; however, many children become uninsured...


CHCE Forum: The SGR Fix: A Pathway to Fundamental Physician Payment Reform?

In a new publication released in March, Mathematica senior fellow James Reschovsky unpacked the details of the proposed sustainable growth rate replacement, including the new Merit-Based Incentive Payment System and several other payment models encouraged in the legislation. Reschovsky and a panel of...

CSDP Forum: Early Findings from the Benefit Offset National Demonstration (BOND)

BOND tests an innovation that allows SSDI beneficiaries to earn more while keeping part of their disability benefits. Forum speakers provided background on BOND, presented findings from the first two years' process and impact analyses, and discussed potential policy and research implications.

Research Recap: Rwanda Threshold Program

This research recap looks at the efforts of the Rwandan government to improve performance on indicators related to democratic governance.


This recap video includes interviews and workshop clips to highlight the day’s event.

Expert Spotlight

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.