Evidence suggests that positive father involvement enhances child well-being and can improve a range of outcomes for children.
Adapted version of Reducing the Risk shows some promising impacts.Read more
Using research and building evidence to progress on state programs.
Mathematica studies the stability and well-being of families with children—particularly families with limited means—to deepen understanding of programs to help them succeed. Our research provides insights into how parent's success in the labor market, programs to protect families against economic and personal misfortune, and strategies to address the needs of families headed by parents who had their first child as teens can affect the material comforts, self-esteem, and well-being they and their children enjoy, as well as the quality of couple and family relationships.
Director, Health Policy Assessment Division
Jason Markesich manages a growing team of survey researchers and statisticians in the Health Unit’s Policy Assessment Division and helps establish and implement the strategic vision of that division. He leads various initiatives to improve operational efficiencies and data quality.Featured Publications
- Using Behavioral Science to Improve Survey Response: An Experiment with the National Beneficiary Survey (In Focus Brief)
- Ensuring Data Quality: What Criteria Do Monitors Use to Rate Interviewers?
- Family Support
- TANF and Employment Issues