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Evaluating Comprehensive State Welfare Reform: The Wisconsin Works Program

editors, Burt S. Barnow, Thomas Kaplan, Robert A. Moffitt
Format
Book
Published
Albany, N.Y. : Rockefeller Institute Press, 2000.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
ISBN
0914341723 (pbk.)
Contents
  • 1. Next Generation of Welfare Reforms: An Assessment of the Evaluation Challenge / Thomas Corbett 35
  • 2. Outcomes of Interest, Evaluation Constituencies, and the Necessary Trade-Offs / Maria Cancian, Barbara Wolfe 55
  • II. General Evaluation Strategies 77
  • 3. Controlled Experiments in Evaluating the New Welfare Programs / Glen G. Cain 79
  • 4. Alternative Designs for Evaluating National Welfare Reform / Robert Haveman 97
  • III. Wisconsin Works Program
  • A. A Comprehensive Design 119
  • 5. Toward a Basic Impact Evaluation of the Wisconsin Works Program / Thomas Kaplan, Daniel R. Meyer 121
  • B. Process and Data Issues 163
  • 6. Process Analysis--The Neglected Stepchild of Evaluations: The Wisconsin Works W-2 Case Study / Elisabeth Boehnen, Thomas Corbett 165
  • 7. Process Evaluation of W-2: What It Is, Why It Is Useful, and How to Do It / Karen C. Holden, Arthur Reynolds 191
  • 8. Monitoring Income for Social and Economic Development / Martin H. David 211
  • C. Specific Outcomes 231
  • 9. Evaluating the Impacts of W-2 on Family Structure and Maternal and Child Health / Gary Sandefur, Molly Martin 233
  • 10. Evaluation of Child Care Services Under the Wisconsin Works Program (W-2) / Karen Fox Folk, Marianne Bloch 249
  • 11. Evaluating the Child Support Reforms in the Wisconsin Works Program / Daniel R. Meyer, Maria Cancian, Emma Caspar 273
  • 12. Potential Effects of (W-2) on Families Who Have Very Young Children with Disabilities and Special Health Care Needs / George Jesien, Caroline Hoffman, Thomas Kaplan 301
  • 13. Welfare Reform and Child Welfare Services: Issues of Concern and Potential Evaluation Strategies / Mark E. Courtney 317.
Description
xi, 344 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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