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Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs

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The Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative: A Conversation with Valerie Chang

In 2010, MacArthur formed a partnership with The Pew Charitable Trusts to create the Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative. Results First works with states to implement an innovative evidence-based policymaking approach – featuring a cost-benefit analysis model – that ... Read More

Results That Bring Change

MacArthur’s Interim President Julia Stasch and Policy Research Director Valerie Chang discuss the partnership between Pew and MacArthur through the Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative. Read More
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Report Finds Cost-Benefit Analyses Improve Budget Choices & Taxpayer Results

A new report shows cost-benefit analyses have helped states make better investments of public dollars by identifying programs and policies that deliver high returns. However, the majority of states are not yet consistently using this approach ... Read More
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Understanding and Managing State Health Care Costs

The State Health Care Spending Project is a joint initiative of the Pew Center on the States and MacArthur. Read More

Q&A: State Health Care Costs

The Q&A explores how health care costs are contributing to states’ fiscal troubles, the factors driving up these costs, and how the State Health Care Spending Project aims to provide answers to these questions. Read More
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