Fighting for Reliable Evidence

Fighting for Reliable Evidence

by Judith M. Gueron, Howard Rolston

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ISBN-13: 9781610448130
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
Publication date: 06/30/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 596
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

JUDITH M. GUERON is scholar in residence and President Emerita at MDRC. HOWARD ROLSTON is principal associate at Abt Associates.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents Tables and Figures About The Authors Preface Acknowledgments and Dedication Chapter 1. Introduction: The Issue, the Method, and the Story in Brief Chapter 2. They Said It Couldn’t Be Done: The National Supported Work Demonstration Chapter 3. Bridge to the 1980s: Implementing Random Assignment in Work Incentive Program Offices and Testing a Job Guarantee Chapter 4. Inventing a New Paradigm: The States as Laboratories Chapter 5. The Reagan Revolution and Research Capacity Within the Department of Health and Human Services: From Near Destruction to New Growth Chapter 6. The Work/Welfare Demonstration: Lessons About Programs, Research, and Dissemination Chapter 7. Waiver Evaluations: How Random Assignment Evaluation Came to Be the Standard for Approval Chapter 8. Expanding the Agenda: The Role of Basic Education Chapter 9. The JOBS Evaluation: Cumulative Evidence on Basic Education Versus Work First Chapter 10. Expanding the Agenda II: Three Experiments to Make Work Pay Chapter 11. The End of Our Story: Welfare Reform Recedes from the Spotlight of Random Assignment Program Evaluation Chapter 12. Conclusion and Lessons Coda. Random Assignment Takes Center Stage Appendix Abbreviations Notes Note on Sources References Index

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