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May 23, 2020

The Latest Evidence And Insights From Mathematica

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Mathematica - Evidence & Insights

 A Mathematica Newsletter

May 21, 2020


Learn more about our evidence-based services, built on decades of experience, to help quickly scale response to the current crisis, guide responsible recovery for communities, and strengthen resilience to better meet evolving challenges.

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On the Blog


In addition to providing meals, nutrition programs are an important social lifeline for older adults with lower income. With many congregate meal sites closed, some older Americans are struggling to maintain these connections. Policymakers should consider how to provide additional funding and flexibility so that the Nutrition Services Program can deliver on its goals.

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Child welfare agencies face a twofold dilemma. The visibility of at-risk children has been reduced, and children in foster care and those at home no longer have a social worker seeing them in person on a regular basis.

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On the Evidence Podcast


This episode of On the Evidence focuses on life coaching, a youth violence reduction strategy that Mathematica is evaluating.

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The COVID-19 Healthcare Data Users Group is an educational partnership between NAHDO and Mathematica. A webinar on May 27 will include a facilitated roundtable discussion featuring experts from varying expertise. A June 4 webinar will feature presentations by three experts who will share their experience using health data in light of the pandemic response.

Social Media Spotlight

Route Fifty @routefifty • May 8

State and local governments have had a lot of trouble ramping up traditional Covid-19 testing. Could testing wastewater help leaders figure out the extent of community spread?




Read more publications on Disability.


“Race Discrimination: An Economic Perspective.” Journal of Economic Perspectives.

Read more publications on Employment.

Family Support

“Evaluating a Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program for Middle School Boys.” Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Read more publications on Family Support.


Read more publications on Health.



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