SIMR is designed to address critical implementation challenges facing HMRE programs by identifying challenges and testing promising solutions using rapid cycle learning.
- Family well-being
- Low-income employment
- Social support programs
- Family Support
- Strengthening Families and Responsible Fatherhood
- Nutrition and Food Assistance Programs
- Human Services
Quinn Moore applies rigorous analytical techniques in studies of family well-being, low-income employment, and social support programs, including food assistance and welfare initiatives.
Moore plays key roles in experimental evaluations of marriage and relationship skills programs and individual employment training accounts. He has also completed several projects related to improper payments and participation in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs, including serving as principal investigator on a study to identify school districts at risk of high levels of improper payments. He also leads research reviews for the What Works Clearinghouse, including reviews of evidence on dropout prevention, teacher compensation, and adolescent writing interventions.
Moore, the recipient of the 2013 Vernon Prize for Best Article in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, publishes widely and presents at conferences sponsored by the American Economics Association and the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Michigan.
Strengthening the Implementation of Marriage and Relationship Programs
Child Support Noncustodial Parent Employment Demonstration (CSPED)
The National Child Support Noncustodial Parent Employment Demonstration is testing the effectiveness of programs that aim to increase employment among noncustodial parents, with the ultimate goal of increasing the likelihood that they meet their child support obligations.
Ensuring the Integrity of the School Meals Application Process
This study is evaluating the accuracy of the school meals benefit determination process nationwide by updating and expanding on work Mathematica completed in 2004.
Reporting to Congress on Direct Certification for School Meals
This project involves producing the eighth annual report to Congress assessing direct certification efforts for the 2014–2015 school year.
Estimating Improper Payments for School Meal Programs: Access, Participation, Eligibility, and Certification II (APEC)
Using data from school year 2012-2013, APEC-II produced updated estimates of improper payments, including for districts and schools participating in the Community Eligibility Provision.
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Employment and Training Services to Improve Job Seekers' Success
For 10 years, the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) was the major source of public funding for employment and training services in the United States. WIA’s Adult and Dislocated Worker programs provided employment and training for low-income disadvantaged job seekers as well as workers laid off from...