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Exploring Measurement of Performance Outcomes and Work Requirements in Programs Promoting Economic Independence (EMPOWERED)

2017-2019
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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation

The purpose of this study is to conduct a cross-cutting examination of the use of performance measures, work requirements, and child support requirements among human services programs that include a focus on promoting self-sufficiency.

Low-income individuals and families frequently qualify for multiple human services programs that are funded, regulated, and administered by different federal agencies, each with its own eligibility criteria, program requirements, and performance priorities and metrics. The purpose of this study, conducted for the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is to conduct a crosscutting examination of the use of performance measures, work requirements, and child support requirements among human services programs that include a focus on promoting self-sufficiency.

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