Department of Veterans’ Affairs Office of Rural Health, Policy, and Planning Group.
NORC, in partnership with Atlas Research, provided program support for the Department of Veterans’ Affairs Office of Rural Health (ORH). More
Harnessing Technology and Innovation in Two-Generation Educational Skills Investment Strategies.
The purpose of this one-year planning grant is to create a framework and a roadmap for the development of a large-scale technology-based intervention to promote math learning in two
generations. The core element of the intervention will be a series of software-based interactive learning activities that pre-K students and their parents/caregivers use together that develop math More
Houston Foreclosure Study.
Researchers at the University of Houston and NORC are designing a small panel survey to illuminate the factors contributing to foreclosure (including a test of financial literacy) and what happens to families after they leave their foreclosed home. An additional research question is the impact of foreclosure on children. More
Impact Evaluation of USAID 'Yes Youth Can!' - Kenya Project.
Yes Youth Can! (YYC) is the largest USAID (United States Agency for International Development) program in the world, covering approximately 60% of Kenya. The YYC program was initially created in response to the 2007 post-election violence involving Kenya's youth, with the goal of empowering Kenya's oft-marginalized youth - economically, politically, and socially - through the creation, training, and support of self-led and managed youth groups. For this project, NORC was responsible for designing and conducting a rigorous impact evaluation. The impact evaluation is aimed at addressing both the Accountability and Learning objectives as laid out in the USAID Evaluation Policy, and will be used by USAID YYC staff in order to inform future programming in YYC in Kenya and beyond. More
Multiple System Utilization Among TRICARE Beneficiaries.
This study seeks to describe the role of individual beneficiary choice for increased use of civilian care by analyzing outcomes and processes of care to determine if beneficiaries have care coordination problems. More