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Policymakers talk about solutions, but which ones really work? Join Therese Leung as she talks with MDRC researchers about the best evidence available on education and social programs that serve low-income peop
||CleanSector-Focused Training That Meets the Needs of Job Seekers and Employers||Can working closely with employers make job training programs more effective? Although many training programs exist, low-income individuals often cannot afford them, do not complete them, or do not obtain a marketable credential. At the same time,...||2/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUsing “Nudges” to Improve Social Programs||Can small changes based on the insights of behavioral science improve the effectiveness of social programs? Research has shown that small changes in the environment can facilitate behaviors and decisions that are in people’s best interest. For...||10/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGordon Berlin Interviewed About the Role of Research Evidence in Shaping Social Policy||In April, MDRC President Gordon Berlin was interviewed by Denver Frederick, host of the “Business of Giving” radio show in New York City, about the role of rigorous research evidence in informing how government and philanthropy invest in education...||4/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKeeping Girls out of the Justice System||The PACE Center for Girls||12/15/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTransitioning to Adulthood||Supporting the Transition to Adulthood||9/4/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTackling Youth Unemployment||What's worked to help disadvantaged youth get jobs?||4/6/2015||Free||View in iTunes|