Methods For Measuring The Effects Of Changes In Social Welfare Programs Free eBooks (1)

ISBN: 0309072743, 9780309072748
Authors: Panel On Data, Methods For Measuring The Effects Of Changes In Social Welfare Programs, Robert A. Moffitt, Michele Ver Ploeg, editors, Committee On National Statistics, National Research Council
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Keywords: transition, era, reform, welfare, evaluating
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Reform of welfare is one of the nation's most contentious issues, with debate often driven more by politics than by facts or careful analysis. Evaluating Welfare Reform in an Era of Transition identifies key policy questions for measuring whether our changing social welfare programs are working.It also reviews the available studies and research and recommends the most effective ways to address tho......
ISBN: 0309076234, 9780309076234
Authors: Panel On Data, Methods For Measuring The Effects Of Changes In Social Welfare Programs, Michele Ver Ploeg, Robert A. Moffitt,, Constance F. Citro, editors, Committee On National Statistics, National Research Council
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Keywords: research, issues, collection, data, welfare, populations, studies
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This volume, a companion to Evaluating Welfare Reform in an Era of Transition, is a collection of papers on data collection issues for welfare and low-income populations. The papers on survey issues cover methods for designing surveys taking into account nonresponse in advance, obtaining high response rates in telephone surveys, obtaining high response rates in in-person surveys, the effects of in......
ISBN: 0309045428, 9780309045421
Author: panel To Evaluate Microsimulation Models For Social Welfare Programs,national Research Council
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Keywords: modeling, volume, technical, papers, microsimulation, uses, information, social, policy, decisions, improving
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This volume, second in the series, provides essential background material for policy analysts, researchers, statisticians, and others interested in the application of microsimulation techniques to develop estimates of the costs and population impacts of proposed changes in government policies ranging from welfare to retirement income to health care to taxes.The material spans data inputs to models......
ISBN: 0309073812, 9780309073813
Authors: panel To Evaluate Microsimulation Models For Social Welfare Programs, Committee On National Statistics, National Research Council
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Keywords: modeling, volume, review, recommendations, microsimulation, uses, information, social, policy, decisions, improving
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This book reviews the uses and abuses of microsimulation models--large, complex models that produce estimates of the effects on program costs and who would gain and who would lose from proposed changes in government policies ranging from health care to welfare to taxes.Volume 1 is designed to guide future investment in modeling and analysis capability on the part of government agencies that produc......
ISBN: 0309185106, 9780309185103
Authors: Kriztina Marton, Paul R. Voss, Editors; Panel On Statistical Methods For Measuring The Group Quarters Population In The American Community Survey; National Research Council
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Keywords: survey, interim, report, community, american, group, quarters, population, measuring
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Following several years of testing and evaluation, the American Community Survey (ACS) was launched in 2005 as a replacement for the census "long form," used to collect detailed social, economic, and housing data from a sample of the U.S. population as part of the decennial census. During the first year of the ACS implementation, the Census Bureau collected data only from households. In 2006 a sam......
ISBN: 0309048982, 9780309048989
Authors: working Group On Demographic Effects Of Economic, Social Reversals, National Research Council
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Keywords: saharan, africa, sub, reversals, effects, economic, demographic
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This book examines the effects of economic downturns in recent decades on first marriages, first and second births, and child mortality in Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo, and Uganda.......
ISBN: 0309049415, 9780309049412
Authors: douglas C. Ewbank, James N. Gribble, Editors; Working Group On The Effects Of Child Survival, General Health Programs On Mortality, National Research Council
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Keywords: sub, saharan, africa, mortality, child, health, programs, effects
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This book examines the effects of health interventions on infant and child mortality. Discussions of levels and trends of infant and child mortality and causes of death provide the background for an analysis of treatment and prevention strategies.......
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