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Evaluating Welfare Reform
A Guide for Scholars and Practitioners

Douglas J. Besharov, Peter Germanis, Peter H. Rossi

Evaluating Welfare Reform - PDF Version
Douglas J. Besharov, Peter Germanis, Peter H. Rossi

Introduction
Current Evaluations
Evaluations of the Family Support Act
Evaluations of State Waiver Experiments
Related Evaluations
Future Evaluations
National or Multi-State Evaluations
Community-and Neighborhood-Based Evaluations
Evaluating the Evaluations
The Need
Review Criteria
Conclusions
Appendix A: Experimental vs. Quasi-Experimental Designs
Experimental Designs
Quasi-Experimental Designs
Appendix B: The Welfare Reform Academy
The New World of Welfare Reform
A Teaching Academy
Curriculum
Notes
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