As I read the draft Senate health reform bill last week, I thought about its implications for the 95 percent of my patients who are enrolled in Medicaid.
Evidence in Action
Expert Perspectives on Research, Policy, and Serving the Public Good
Senate Bill Could Have Consequences for Children in Medicaid with Complex ConditionsJul 10, 2017Joe Zickafoose
Evidence in Action Roundup: July 2017Jul 03, 2017Jill Feldman
A random sample of interesting news from the policy research world. Inclusion in the Roundup isn’t an endorsement, just food for thought.
Fair and Just? The Need for Rigorous Evidence to Assess Criminal and Juvenile Justice InterventionsJun 28, 2017Johanna Lacoe, Jillian Stein
The problems facing our justice system are well-documented. Despite the high cost of incarceration, prisons are often overcrowded, inmates have poor access to services, and individuals who were previously involved in the justice system face barriers to employment and well-being when they re-enter society,...
Conquering the Job Market Without a College DegreeJun 20, 2017Nan Maxwell
A single mother with a high school diploma and a knack for bookkeeping applies for a data entry position at a manufacturing company just two miles from her Milwaukee home.
Pulling Back the Curtain: Using Mechanical Turk for ResearchJun 13, 2017Jesse Chandler
Although random samples of a population are the gold standard in social science research, convenience samples—or groups of people who are chosen because they are easy to reach—can be a valuable tool for researchers in the initial phases of a research program.