This report is the second of two reports to Congress from HHS' congressionally mandated evaluation of the US Dept. of Labor's Welfare-to-Work (WtW) Grants Program. The report presents findings from the outcomes analysis component of the evaluation, and describes the characteristics and subsequent experiences of enrollees in WtW programs in 11 stud
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Michele Adler, Suzanne Kitchen, and Albert Irion June 1987
The Welfare Indicators Act of 1994 requires the Department of Health and Human Services to prepare annual reports to Congress on indicators and predictors of welfare dependence. The 2008 Indicators of Welfare Dependence , the eleventh annual report, provides welfare dependence indicators through 2005, reflecting changes that have taken place si
ASPE Research Notes are two-page reports designed primarily to provide research information in a form which is useful for policy officials within the Department. They are not a substitute for research articles published in peer-reviewed professional journals, nor for the executive summaries prepared for research and evaluation grants and contrac
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ALZHEIMER'S RESEARCH, CARE, AND SERVICES Monday, October 27, 2014 Long-Term Services and Supports:An Overview Helen Lamont, Ph.D. Office of Disability, Aging, and Long-Term Care Policy Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
September 2018 Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (7 PDF pages) ABSTRACT This brief describes findings from the ASPE chartbook "Older Adults with Dementia and Their Caregivers: Key Indicators from the National Health and Aging Trends Study".
An Overview of Recent Work on Standard Budgets in the United States and Other Anglophone Countries by: Gordon M. Fisher
C O N T E N T S PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS Section 1. ( Part 1 , Part 2 , Part 3 ) Social Security: The Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) Programs (630 kb) Section 2. ( Part 1 , Part 2 ) Medicare (521 kb) Section 3. Supplemental Security Income (241 kb)
The Office of Human Services Policy (HSP) conducts policy research, analysis, evaluation, and coordination on various issues across the Department, including but not limited to, poverty and measurement, vulnerable populations, early childhood education and child welfare, family strengthening, economic support for families, and youth development.
This report provides an overview of the major federal assistance programs targeted on non-elderly persons with disabilities. Program descriptions include expenditures, trends, the number and characteristics of recipients, eligibility rules, recent program history and legislative changes, and interactions with other federal programs.
A Policy to Provide Child Care Access for All Working Families: Effects on Mothers’ Employment and Caseload
This brief describes the effects of an alternative policy that would expand child care by providing subsidies for children ages three and younger in working families with incomes at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty guidelines. The alternative policy would also increase the average annual subsidy per child age three or younger from $5,56
Results released December 14, 2011, by the National Center for Health Statistics demonstrate that the extension of dependent coverage up to age 26 has increased the number of young adults with health insurance, by even more than prior analyses had suggested. This policy, enacted as part of the Affordable Care Act, took effect for insurance plan r
The Welfare Indicators Act of 1994 requires the Department of Health and Human Services to prepare annual reports to Congress on indicators and predictors of welfare dependence.
TANF Leavers, Applicants, and Caseload Studies: Preliminary Analysis of Racial Differences in Caseload Trends and Leaver Outcomes By Elizabeth Lower-Basch Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Text Last Revised: December 2000 [ Main Page | Reports | Links | (FAQs) ]
A Chronological Bibliography of Mollie Orshansky’s Publications (Including Congressional Testimony) Compiled and annotated by Gordon M. Fisher
As part of ASPE's ongoing support for federal collaboration on early childhood research through the Science and Ecology of Early Development (SEED) initiative, ASPE and the Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (ACYF) contracted with Child Trends to develop profiles of early childhood measures. This project produced a compendium of earl
This paper provides an overview of public financing of long-term care services for the elderly under Medicare, Medicaid and other public programs. Recent program data on public spending for both nursing home and home care services are presented, as well as selected data on recent expenditure trends, particularly under Medicare and Medicaid. Long-t
Providing children with high quality early learning and development opportunities in the first years of their lives can have lasting consequences for their health and well-being throughout childhood and into adolescence and adulthood. Research has shown that when children face adversity in their early years, policies and programs that provide chil
Income is a critical variable in policy analysis, and because of this, most federal household surveys collect at least some data on income. Yet income is exceedingly difficult to measure well in a household survey. Income questions produce some of the highest item nonresponse rates recorded in surveys, and comparisons of survey estimates with benc