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Andrew Kleine

In October 2018, Andrew Kleine spoke with Mathematica’s J.B. Wogan and Matt Stagner about outcome budgeting, collective impact models, pay-for-success financing, and why so few governments currently use outcome budgeting. Read an edited excerpt of the interview and listen to the podcast.

This brief describes how findings from population-based research data, such as Australia's Early Development Census (AEDC), can fill gaps in our understanding about vulnerable populations and identify community strengths to help support children's development.

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Imagine that your family has fallen on hard times. Your husband was injured on the job, can’t work, and is still waiting for his disability insurance to kick in.

Paul Decker

CEO Paul Decker reflects on growing up in a family of educators, his path to Mathematica, and how varied backgrounds and experiences help Mathematica deliver better insights.

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This brief describes how findings from population-based research data, such as Australia's Early Development Census (AEDC), can fill gaps in our understanding about vulnerable populations and identify community strengths to help support children's development.

Ronette Briefel addresses the Maryland General Assembly, Senate Budget and Taxation Committee on the Summer SNAP for Children Act.

This brief synthesizes the research on early childhood math to describe why early math is important and how families can be encouraged to support their children’s early math development during well-child primary care visits.

Linking Learning to Careers (LLC) is a five-year statewide initiative to improve the college and career readiness of high school students with disabilities.

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In 2008, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration commissioned Mathematica to conduct a national random assignment evaluation of the Workforce Investment Act Adult and Dislocated Worker programs' effectiveness.

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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.

Increasing the number of highly effective teachers and principals is a national policy concern focus of federal education policy.

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The SourceAmerica® Pathways to Careers™ program helps individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities or a primary diagnosis of autism obtain competitive integrated employment aligned with their skills, interests, strengths, and abilities. Mathematica is conducting an evaluation of Pathways.

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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.