IMPACTS OF MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES ON NURSING HOMES: FINAL REPORT Michael Lepore, PhD, Ian Livingstone, PhD, David Naden, MA, Mark Hatem, BA, and ZhanlianFeng, PhD RTI International June 2020 Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format ( PDF pages)
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The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing child care providers across the country to close. Between February and April 2020, employment in the child care industry dropped by about one third, losing 360,000 jobs. We do not yet know how this will affect the longer-term economic health of this sector. This has implications for the supply, quality, and price
This brief analyzes information on administrative data resources collected by the Administration for Children and Families (ACF). It explores how the data can be leveraged to improve evidence and research on ACF programs and beneficiaries. Key highlights include:
A Compendium of Administrative and Survey Data Resources in the Administration for Children and Families
This compendium is an effort to understand and document the data collected by ACF that is or could be used for evidence-building purposes. It includes summaries of twelve major ACF administrative data sources and seven surveys.
ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF PROGRAMS TO SUPPORT CAREGIVERS: FINAL REPORT Stipica Mudrazija and Richard W. Johnson Urban Institute January 2020 Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (68 PDF pages)
This is the PDF version of the meeting summary for the October 2019 meeting of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services. More information about the National Alzheimer's Project Act is available at https://aspe.hhs.gov/national-alzheimers-project-act or meeting section at https://aspe.hhs.gov/advisory-council-alzheimers
This research brief presents findings using national data from child care subsidy administrative records that states submit to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The analysis shows that a greater percentage of subsidized care occurred in licensed child care centers in FY 2016 than in FY 2005.
Child support programs use various strategies called “enforcement tools” to collect critical monetary support for custodial families from noncustodial parents. The enforcement of child support is intended to encourage parental responsibility so that children receive financial, emotional, and medical support from both parents, even when they li
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ALZHEIMER'S RESEARCH, CARE, AND SERVICES Monday, October 21, 2019 Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (9 PDF pages) Risks and Costs of Dementia at Older Ages Melissa Favreault and Richard W. Johnson Urban Institute Judith Dey, Helen Lamont, William Marton ASPE
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ALZHEIMER'S RESEARCH, CARE, AND SERVICES October 21, 2019 Washington, D.C. Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (11 PDF pages)
ASPE has contracted with Research Triangle Institute and the University of North Carolina School of Government for this project, which seeks to understand how local, state, faith-based, and nonprofit human services programs and organizations can create and use social capital to increase employment, reduce poverty, and improve child and family well
The purpose of this research project was to provide the Office of Science and Data Policy at ASPE with some informed observations concerning the use of new data sources and data management strategies in policy research, evaluation, and decision-making at the federal level. A secondary goal was to identify successful training models in data science
Impact of Participation in Technology-Enabled Collaborative Learning and Capacity Building (ECHO) Models on Provider Retention
This analysis, which used data on participation in Project ECHO provided by New Mexico’s ECHO Institute, explored two retention-related hypotheses: Participation in an ECHO intervention results in increased provider retention at the individual practitioner level; and Sites with an ECHO presence may generate synergies that translate in
Aligning Federal Performance Indicators Across Programs Promoting Self-Sufficiency: Key Considerations For Policymakers
This brief summarizes the current set of federal performance indicators and provides key policy considerations for policymakers and administrators within federal and state agencies who are interested in building a framework for coordinated performance measurement.
Brandy E. Wyant, Samantha S. Karon, and Susan G. Pfefferle Abt Associates Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (37 PDF pages)
This is the second of two ASPE briefs about a qualitative study of lower-income mothers' attachment to work around childbirth and the role of state paid family leave (PFL) programs. The mothers, especially those with the fewest family resources, described PFL as supporting their return to employment, providing them with subsidized time to prepare
For child support programs, the emergence of the gig economy presents a new dimension to the longstanding challenge of establishing and enforcing child support orders for noncustodial parents working outside traditional salaried employment – in jobs that are often temporary, part-time, and contingent. Infographic Infographic Text Versi
Andrea Wysocki and Valerie Cheh Mathematica Policy Research Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (75 PDF pages)
Richard W. Johnson and Claire Xiaozhi Wang Urban Institute Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (22 PDF pages)