TABLE B-1 Summary of Welfare Reform Projects

Project Title and Investigators

State/Locality Studied

Data Used

Study Design

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Arizona's EMPOWER Program

AZ

Longitudional survey of participants

Experimental design; random assignment

Evaluation of Alabama ASSETS program

3 counties in AL

Administrative data

Quasi-experimental design; each of 3 counties matched with another county in Alabama running standard AFDC programs

Evaluation of Delaware's A Better Chance program

DE

Administrative data; survey data; aggregate cost data

Experimental design; random assignment

Evaluation of Electronic Benefits Transfer in Maryland

MD

Transaction data

 

Evaluation of Indiana Manpower Placement and Comprehensive Training Program

IN

Administrative data; client survey; interviews of administrators and staff

Experimental design; random assignment

Evaluation of NY State Child Assistance Program

7 counties in NY

Administrative; survey data

Experimental design at 3 localities



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