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Evaluating Federal support for poverty research

by Assembly of Behavioral and Social Sciences (U.S.). Committee on Evaluation of Poverty Research.

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Published by National Academy of Sciences in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • University of Wisconsin--Madison. Institute for Research on Poverty -- Evaluation.,
    • Poverty -- Research -- United States -- Evaluation.,
    • Federal aid to research -- United States -- Evaluation.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 73-79.

      StatementCommittee on Evaluation of Poverty Research, Assembly of Behavioral and Social Sciences, National Research Council.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC110.P6 N28 1979
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 112 p. ;
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4435704M
      ISBN 100309028949
      LC Control Number79089146
      OCLC/WorldCa5453497

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Suggested Citation:"EVALUATION OF THE INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH ON POVERTY."National Research Council. Evaluating Federal Support for Poverty gton, DC: The National Academies Press.

doi: / Federal support for research on poverty is discussed, and principal funding agencies are identified. The value of research on poverty for policy making is discussed and evaluated, with particular attention to the work of the Institute for Research on Poverty.

Suggested Citation:"SUMMARY OF CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS."National Research Council. Evaluating Federal Support for Poverty gton, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / Suggested Citation:"APPENDIXES."National Research Council.

Evaluating Federal Support for Poverty gton, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: poverty measurement worldwide and sketches a road to improving country practices while achieving greater comparability within and across countries.

It is hoped that this book will serve as the basis for formulating national, regional and international statistical programs to strengthen the capacity in member countries to collect and analyze Size: 1MB. Center for Poverty Research at the University of California-Davis.

Center on Poverty and Inequality at Stanford University. In the past, ASPE also provided support to the following organizations for research: National Poverty Center at the University of Michigan.

Center for Poverty Research. education experts across research, systems and school adminis-tration, teaching, publishing, and nonprofit advocacy to examine how poverty affects learning—and what policymakers, commu-nity leaders, and educators can do to address this increasing trend line and ameliorate its corrosive effects.

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It provides background materials for designing poverty reduction strategies. This book is intended for researchers and policy analysts involved in poverty research and policy making. Abstract The report covers the proceedings of the World Bank Conference on Evaluation and Development, which provided the opportunity for debate, and discussion on lessons learned from evaluations of poverty reduction programs, to partnerships, and participation in evaluation.

Evaluating Anti-Poverty Programs With the data that are likely to be available, an obvious place to start is the single difference (D) in mean outcomes between the participants and non-participants: D(X)≡ E (2) YT X,T = 1 −E YC X,T = 0 This can be estimated by the difference in the sample means or (equivalently) the Ordi-File Size: KB.

Questions: identifying research priorities for poverty prevention and reduction These research questions would, if answered, help to reduce or prevent poverty. The list includes questions across a number of important themes, including attitudes, education, family, employment, heath, wellbeing.

Poverty is measured in the United States by comparing a person’s or family’s income to a set poverty threshold or minimum amount of income needed to cover basic needs. People whose income falls under their threshold are considered poor. The U.S. Census Bureau is the government agency in charge of measuring poverty.

To do so, it uses two. Evaluating Anti-Poverty Programs. Policy Research Working Paper; No. the project staff in governments and international agencies who decide how much to invest in research on specific interventions are often not well informed about the returns to rigorous evaluation and (even when they are) cannot be expected to take full account of.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Independence Avenue, SW. Washington, D.C. +1 Sign-up for Email Updates. Language Assistance. growth. from to in federal expenditures on pov- erty research studies as compared with spending in other research areas and with aggregate spending on federal anti- poverty programs and social welfare activity in general.

Haveman evaluates the contribution of this research effort to basic knowledge and to research methods. State and Federal Policy Reform. Policy analysis, partnerships and advocacy efforts to strengthen decision makers’ capacity to help kids and families through smart policies and system reforms.

Programs alone won’t improve the outcomes for the millions of children who live in poverty, lack health insurance, are unable to read proficiently, have suffered abuse or neglect or are involved in the juvenile justice.

The Handbook of Families and Poverty covers hotly debated issues associated with public policy and funded research as they relate to families and poverty. Contributors, bringing multiple perspectives to bear, aim to show alternatives to welfare in subgroups facing specific challenges that are currently not adequately addressed by the welfare.The threefold purpose of the California Welfare Laboratory is (1) to inform the public, policymakers, and practitioners about research on poverty and the safety net in California, (2) to provide recent trend data on poverty, inequality, and safety net use in California; and (3) to monitor and evaluate recent developments in poverty and the.Running head: THE EFFECTS OF POVERTY ON CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT () indicate that one in three African American children live in poverty.

The Hispanic population, predicted to soon represent one in four of the American populace is 58% more likely to have households living below the federal poverty level (Martin, ).