Assessing the Effectiveness of Government Programs
June 17, 2015 | Grantee Publications | Policy Research
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An issue brief from the Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative provides a process that government leaders can use to assess the cost-effectiveness of public programs. The program assessment tool helps policymakers address key questions – including what programs the government funds, whether they are likely to work, and whether their benefits outweigh their costs – and provides best practices and resources to help states and localities conduct program evaluations.

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