People who run programs for low-income job seekers and those seeking to promote policies that can improve employment outcomes for low-income individuals need evidence about what works.
Related Projects for Emily Sama-Miller
The Pathways to Work Evidence Clearinghouse: The What Works Clearinghouse of Proven and Promising Approaches to Move Welfare Recipients to WorkFeb 27, 2019
Clearinghouse for Labor Evaluation and Research (CLEAR)Mar 23, 2016
CLEAR’s mission is to make research on labor topics more accessible to practitioners, policymakers, researchers, and the general public so that it can inform their decisions about labor policies and programs.
How Effective Is Home Visiting?Jan 06, 2016
The Home Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness study is a thorough and transparent review of the home visiting research literature and an assessment of the evidence of effectiveness for home visiting programs that serve families with pregnant women and children from birth to age 5.
Employment Strategies for Low-Income Adults Evidence Review (ESER)Nov 24, 2015
Mathematica conducted a systematic review of the research literature on programs and strategies intended to help low-income adults acquire and maintain employment and achieve self-sufficiency.
Reaching the Underserved Elderly and Working Adults in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance ProgramNov 18, 2015
Mathematica evaluated demonstration programs in six states—Michigan, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Washington—that focused on increasing SNAP access to the underserved elderly and working adults.
Integrated Approaches to Supporting Child Development and Improving Family Economic SecurityNov 05, 2015
The project will focus on economic security programs for parents that also provide child development and well-being services for children from birth to age 12.