In 2013, I led a team of researchers who traveled to Minnesota, Kansas, and Missouri for a series of in-depth interviews with fathers for the Parents and Children Together (PACT) evaluation.
Evidence in Action
Expert Perspectives on Research, Policy, and Serving the Public Good
The Most Rewarding Research I’ve Ever Done…Jan 23, 2020Pamela Holcomb
Progress Together Toward a More Diverse and Inclusive MathematicaDec 19, 2019Cleo Jacobs Johnson
Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do means thinking critically about what diversity means and taking important steps to create a Mathematica where everyone feels welcome and can cultivate a meaningful career.
The Most Comprehensive Study of Soda Taxes Says a Lot About Consumption, Prices, and the Future of NudgesDec 18, 2019J.B. Wogan
For this episode of On the Evidence, we spoke with the principal investigators for the project: Dave Jones, an associate director in the Health Unit at Mathematica, and Dave Frisvold, an associate professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Iowa.
Real-Time Feedback Makes an IMPACTDec 10, 2019Menbere Shiferaw, Brian Gill
Principals and assistant principals play a key role in improving student outcomes, but assessing leaders’ effectiveness is hard and finding the right measure takes time. School leaders influence students in complex and indirect ways, making it difficult to measure these effects.
Helping Connect Youth to Jobs, Apprenticeships, and Internships with More Timely and Detailed DataDec 04, 2019Hande Inanc
Each day, millions of people between the ages of 16 and 24 don’t attend school or head to work. Instead, these young people—often called opportunity youth—face greater risk of social exclusion, poverty, and falling behind without the skills to improve their lives.