This report discusses the challenges in measuring self-regulation skills and provides guidance on selecting measures to use in evaluations of employment programs for low-income populations.
Related Publications for Tim Kautz
Measuring Self-Regulation Skills in Evaluations of Employment Programs for Low-Income Populations: Challenges and RecommendationsSep 30, 2018
Asymdystopia: The Threat of Small Biases in Evaluations of Education Interventions that Need to be Powered to Detect Small ImpactsOct 03, 2017
The authors examine the potential for small biases to increase the risk of making false inferences as studies are powered to detect smaller impacts and recommend strategies researchers can use to avoid or mitigate these biases.
The Evidence Base for How We Learn: Supporting Students’ Social, Emotional, and Academic DevelopmentSep 13, 2017
Compelling research demonstrates what parents have always known—the success of young people in school and beyond is inextricably linked to healthy social and emotional development.
Comparing Impact Findings from Design-Based and Model-Based Methods: An Empirical InvestigationJul 31, 2017
This study investigates how much of a practical difference it makes to use design-based methods versus more conventional model-based methods.
Improving the Outcomes of Youth with Medical Limitations Through Comprehensive Training and Employment Services: Evidence from the National Job Corps StudyFeb 22, 2017
Analysis of National Job Corps Study data shows larger earning impacts for youth with medical limitations compared to others, and a reduced reliance on disability benefits. The Job Corps program warrants greater attention as an option for improving the adult outcomes of youth with disabilities.