During a special symposium with members of the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking at the 2017 Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Fall Research Conference, CEO Paul Decker discussed recommendations from the commission’s report.
Response to the Commission for Evidence-Based Policymaking Final Report (Presentation)
Outcomes from a Certification Program for Early Career Professionals in Supply Chain Management
This study discusses outcomes and impacts of the Leveraging, Integrating, Networking, Coordinating Supplies (LINCS) program on students’ employment and earnings. The LINCS program refers to course content, exams, and certifications in eight areas of supply chain management for early-career professionals...
Implementation of a Certification Program in Supply Chain Management for Early Career Professionals
The Leveraging, Integrating, Networking, Coordinating Supplies (LINCS) Consortium of colleges and universities received a Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant to develop and create certification track content, exams, and certifications in eight areas of supply...
Putting Behavioral Science in Action to Improve Programs (About Us)
This document describes Mathematica’s work in applying behavioral insights to improve public programs.
Looking at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Research Designs in a New Context
With the recent widespread implementation of alternative payment models (APMs), strong designs are needed more than ever to provide evidence for policy decisions about model expansion, modification, or termination for Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (Innovation Center) initiatives.
Comprehensive Reform for 21st Century Success: New Directions for Community Colleges
This volume examines several contemporary comprehensive reform efforts in community colleges. The reforms all emphasize three common elements: a focus on measurable student success, an intentional and cohesive packaging of programmatic components to be implemented at scale, and a culture of evidence.
Data and Decision Making Same Organization, Different Perceptions; Different Organizations, Different Perceptions
This study examines the perceptions of data-driven decision making (DDDM) activities and culture in organizations driven by a social mission. Analysis of survey information from multiple stakeholders in each of eight social enterprises highlights the wide divergence in views of DDDM.
Center for Improving Research Evidence (About Us)
High-quality evidence is fundamental for decision makers tasked with developing and implementing programs and policies to improve public well-being.
Understanding Types of Evidence: A Guide for Educators
This guide describes four key types of evidence you are likely to encounter and explains how to tell whether these types of evidence can provide strong support for claims about effectiveness.
Best Practices in Competency-Based Education: Lessons from Three Colleges (In Focus Brief)
Under a Round 2 TAACCCT grant, Sinclair Community College is leading a consortium with Austin Community College and Broward College to implement flexibly paced, competency-based education (CBE) programs in information technology.