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Project Reports

Please click on the links below to obtain copies of recent IMPAQ project reports. 

Advances in the Prevention and Control of HAIs

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. (2014). Advances in the preparation and control of HAIs. (Publication No. 14-0003). Rockville, MD: Battles, J., Cleeman, J., Kahn, K., & Weinberg, D. (Eds.). 

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. (2011). Longitudinal program evaluation of the HHS action plan to prevent healthcare‐associated infections: Year 1 report. Rockville, MD: Mendel, P., Weissben, D., Weinberg, D., Farley, D., Baker, D., & Kahn, K. 

Agricultural/Agribusiness Development

U.S. Agency for International Development, Monitoring and Evaluation Support Activity. (2015). Improving Agricultural Competitiveness in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Impact Evaluation of USAID and SIDA Fostering Agricultural Market Activity (FARMA). Washington, DC: Zhang, Y., Carrismamovic Vukotic, N., Mangafic, J., & Chen, Y.

ARRA Comparative Effectiveness Research Dissemination Contract Efforts

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. (2013). Consumer and clinician survey analysis report: Second survey administration and longitudinal report (deliverable 24 and 26). Rockville, MD: IMPAQ International, LLC.

Autism Spectrum Disorders Services

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. (2010). Autism Spectrum Disorders Services (ASDs): Final report on environmental scan. Baltimore, MD: Young, J., Corea, C., Kimani, J., & Mandell, D.​

Child Care Services

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health. (2008). Assessment of the National Institutes of Health Child Care Services Program: Final report. Washington, DC: Kirsch, M., & Poe-Yamagata, E.​

Child Labor

Eliminating Child Labour in Tobacco Growing Foundation. (2016). Child Labour Elimination Actions for Real Change (CLEAR) Project: Final Evaluation Report. Geneva, Switzerland: Zhang, Y., Lochocki, L. & Meza-Cordero, J.

Community Learning Centers

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education. (2012).  Review of 21st century community learning centers’ grantee evaluation practices. Washington, DC: Toms Barker, L., & Rayyes, N. 

Consumer Report Card Systems

U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. (2014). Using workforce data quality initiative databases to develop and improve consumer report card systems. Washington, DC: Davis, S., Jacobson, L., & Wandner, S.

Democracy and Governance

U.S. Agency for International Development, Monitoring and Evaluation Support Activity. (2016). Judicial Effectiveness Index of Bosnia and Herzegovina (JEI-BiH). Washington, DC: Brkić, E., Oruč, N., Čaršimamović Vukotić, N., Memić, F., & Zhang, Y.

U.S. Agency for International Development, Monitoring and Evaluation Support Activity. (2015). A Cross-cutting Survey of Corruption and Anti-corruption Issues in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Overview, Challenges, and Recommendations. Washington, DC: IMPAQ, International, LLC.

Education Reforms

U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences.​ (2017). How Comprehensive Centers Design Technical Assistance: National Evaluation of the Comprehensive Technical Assistance Centers Interim Report. Washington, DC: Weinstock, P., Chamberlain, A., Brandt, W.C., Beesley, A., Rayyes, N., Sanchez, R. & Barach, I.

Employment Policy

National Fund for Workforce Solutions, Jobs for the Future. (2014).​ Quasi-experimental impact study of NFWS/SIF workforce partnership programs: Evidence on the effectiveness of three workforce partnership programs in Ohio. Boston, MA: Michaelides, M., Mueser, P., & Mbwana, K.​​

U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. (2011). Impact of the Reemployment and Eligibility Assessment (REA) Initiative. Washington, DC: Poe-Yamagata, E., Benus, J., Bill, N., Carrington, H., Michaelides, M., & Shen, T.

U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. (2012). Impact of the Reemployment and Eligibility Assessment (REA) Initiative in Nevada. Washington, DC: Michaelides, M., Poe-Yamagata, E., Benus, J., & Tirumalasetti, D.

U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. (2012). Green jobs and healthcare implementation study: Final report. Washington, DC: IMPAQ International, LLC.​

U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. (2016). Employer Views about the Short-Time Compensation Program: A Survey and Analysis in Four States . Washington, DC: Shetty, S., Balducchi, D., Wander, S., Goger, A., Miller, Z., Agbayani, C., & Eucogco, J.

Environmental Scanning and Program Characteristics

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. (2014). Environmental scanning and program characteristics database: Task 5 ESPC final report. Baltimore, MD: Weinberg, D.​

Food for Education

Catholic Relief Services. (2017). McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program Beoog Biiga II: Midline Performance Evaluation Report. Washington, DC: Safarha, E., Pederson, S., Kindane, E. & Mian, P. 

Catholic Relief Services. (2016). McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program Beoog Biiga II: Baseline Report. Washington, DC: Petraud J.P., Safarha, E. & Dessein, M.D. 

Catholic Relief Services. (2016). McGovern Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition III Project in Mali: Baseline Report. Washington, DC: Dessein, M.L., Safarha, E., Gajate-Garrido, G. & DiFuccia, M. 

AVSI - Ivory Coast. (2016). Integrated Support for Sustainable School Canteens and Early Grade Reading in Ivory Coast (2016-2020). Ivory Coast: Gulemetova, M., Dessein, M.L. & Safarha, E.

Counterpart International. (2016). McGovern Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Project, Saint Louis Region, Senegal: Baseline Report. Washington, DC: Dessein, M.L., Gulemetova, M., Safarha, E. & Dean, R.

Catholic Relief Services. (2017). McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program, LEAPS II Project – Performance Evaluation Baseline Report. Safarha, E., DiFuccia, M., Saint George, E. & Gulemetova, M. 

Health Care Financing and Delivery

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. (2013). Evaluation of the Medicare Acute Care (ACE) Episode: Final Evaluation Report. Baltimore, MD: Urdapilleta, O., Weinberg, D.A., Pedersen, S., et al.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. (2013). Evaluation of the Senior Risk Reduction Demonstration (SRRD) Under Medicare: Final Evaluation Report. Baltimore, MD: Fout, B., Weinberg, D.A., Bill, N., Kahn, K.L. & Sennett, C.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. (2015). LDO Financial Methodology (LDO - CEC Model). Baltimore, MD: IMPAQ International, LLC.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. (2015). Financial Methodology (Non-LDO CEC Model). Baltimore, MD: IMPAQ International, LLC.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. (2015). Appendix D. Quality Performance LDO. Baltimore, MD: IMPAQ International, LLC.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. (2015). Appendix D. Quality Performance Non-LDO. Baltimore, MD: IMPAQ International, LLC.

Healthy Relationships

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children & Families. Strengthening Families Curriculum Resource Guide. Washington, DC: Chamberlain, A., Gupta, S., Roy, M., Alam, P., & Brooks, D.

Irrigation and Water Resource Management

United Nations Population Fund. (2013). Impact evaluation of Millennium Challenge Corporation’s Irrigation and Water Resource Management Project in Senegal: Evaluation design report. New York, NY: Mulyana, W., Setiono, I., Kracker Selzer, A., Zhang, S., Dodman, D., & Schensul, D. 

Job Corps Process Study

U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. (2014). Job corps process study: Final report. Washington, DC: IMPAQ International, LLC.​

Non-Cognitive Skills

Raikes Foundation. (2013). ​Student agency practices in the middle shift learning networks. Seattle, WA: Fancsali, C., Jaffe-Walter, R., & Dessein, L. ​

Stupski Foundation. (2012).​ Student academic mindset interventions: A review of the current landscape. San Francisco, CA: Snipes, J., Fancsali, C., & Stoker, G.​

Nutrition & Food Insecurity

U.S. Department of Agriculture, University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research. (2014). Nonresident father involvement and childhood hunger: Final report. (USDA ID No. 3198-B-10-0028). Lexington, KY: Garasky, S., Miller, D., Nepomnyaschy, L., & Nanda, N. ​

Catholic Relief Services. (2014). Beoog Biiga Program final evaluation report. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Dessein, L., Garasky, K., & Gulemetova, M.

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service. (2016). Feasibility of Tribal Administration of Federal Nutrition Assistance Programs: Final Report. (Contract number AG-3198-D-13-0045​). Alexandria, VA: Garasky, S., Mbwana, K., Chamberlain, A., Bowman, N., Corea, C., Ampaabeng, S., Patterson, L., & Mickish-Gross, C.

Solano County Public Health. (2017). Healthy Corner Store Checkout Conversion Program Evaluation: Final Report. Fairfield, CA: Ortega Hinojosa, A., Middleton, A., Botkin, J., Sumnicht, N. & Sarver M.

Patient-Centered Medical Home

Maryland Health Care Commission. (2015). Evaluation of the Maryland Multi-Payor Patient Centered Medical Home Program: Final Report. Baltimore, MD: Harris, I., Marsteller, J., Kiptanui, Z., Pedersen, S., Perlmutter, D., Franey, C., Hsu, Y., Xu, L., Tegbe, M., & Emery, D.

Professional Development

U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences. (2012). Effects of the Pacific CHILD professional development program. (NCEE 2013–4002). Washington, DC: Abe, Y., Thomas, V., Sinicrope, C., & Gee, K.​

U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. (2012). Evaluation of the Program for Infant/Toddler Care (PITC): An on-site training of caregivers. (NCEE 2012-4003). Washington, DC: Weinstock, P., Bos, J., Tseng, F., Rosenthal, E., Ortiz, L., Dowsett, C....Bentley, A.​

U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences. (2012). Evaluation of Quality Teaching for English Learners (QTEL) professional development final report. (NCEE 2012-4005). Washington, DC: Bos, J. M., Sanchez, R. C., Tseng, F., Rayyes, N., Ortiz, L., & Sinicrope, C.

Quality Assurance System

Millennium Challenge Georgia. (2011). MCG Data Quality Review: Final Report. Washington, DC: IMPAQ International, LLC.

Millennium Development Authority. (2011). Millennium Development Authority - Ghana: Mid-Term Review Report . Washington, DC: IMPAQ International, LLC.

Millennium Challenge Corporation. (2014). Final Data Quality Review Report: Di Irrigation Investment on Persons Not Affected by the Project. Washington, DC: IMPAQ International, LLC.

Millennium Challenge Corporation. (2014). MCA-Burkina Faso Di Irrigation Investment - Persons Affected by the Project (PAPs) Baseline Data: Data Quality Review Report . Washington, DC: IMPAQ International, LLC.

Millennium Challenge Corporation. (2014). Burkina Faso Agricultural Development Project Impact Evaluation - Agricultural Survey: Interim Crop Yield Data Quality Review. Washington, DC: IMPAQ International, LLC.​

Millennium Challenge Corporation. (2014). MCA-Burkina Faso Rural Land Governance Phase II: Data Quality Review Report. Washington, DC: IMPAQ International, LLC.

School Performance

U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory Midwest. (2015). How Methodology Decisions Affect the Variability of Schools Identified as Beating the Odds. (REL 2015–071). Washington, DC: Abe, Y., Weinstock, P., Chan, V., Meyers, C., Gerdeman, R. D., & Brandt, W. C.​​

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development. (2011). Teaching American history evaluation final report. Washington, DC: Weinstock, P., Tseng, F., Humphrey, D., Gillespie, M., & Yee, K. ​

U.S. Agency for International Development/Senegal. (2015). Final performance evaluation of Education Priorité Qualité (EPQ). Dakar, Senegal: Berkowitz, S., Dessein, L., Howard, S., & Garasky, K.

Georgia Office of Student Achievement. (2015). Innovation Fund SROI Analysis Final Report. Atlanta, GA: Beesley, A., Gulemetova, M. & DiFuccia, M.

United Nations Children’s Fund Costa Rica. (2015). Evaluation of the Conditional Cash Transfer Program Avancemos: Final Report. Meza-Cordero, J., Kugler, M., Gulemetova, M., Salas-Ocampo, D., Rodríguez-Barrantes, C., & Campos-Barrantes, V. 

U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory Midwest. (2016). How to Use the School Survey of Practices Associated with High Performance(REL 2016–162). Washington, DC: Abe, Y., Weinstock, P., Yumoto, F., Meyers, C., & Wan, Y.​

The Strategic Literacy Initiative, WestEd​. (2016). Evaluation of Reading Apprenticeship: Writing Connections (RAWC). Oakland, CA: Levin, S., Pyatigorsky, M., Saunders, B., Ortiz, L., Chan, V., Saltares, E., Lai, F. & Abe, Y.

Self-Employment Programs

U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. (2009). Growing America Through Entrepreneurship: Final evaluation of Project GATE. Washington, DC: Benus, J., Shen, T., Zhang, S., Chan, M., & Hansen, B.

U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. (2008). Growing America Through Entrepreneurship: Findings from the evaluation of Project GATE . Washington, DC: Benus, J., McConnell, S., Bellotti, J., Shen, T., Fortson, K., & Kahvecioglu, D.  

Small and Medium Enterprise Development

U.S. Agency for International Development. (2015). Supporting Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Impact Evaluation of USAID and Sida Fostering Interventions for Rapid Market Advancement (FIRMA). Washington, DC: Zhang, Y., Carrismamovic Vukotic, N., & Hadzic, A.

Social-Emotional and Affective Skills

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. (2014). Social-emotional and affective skills landscape analysis: An executive summary. Washington, DC: Savitz-Romer, M., Rowan-Kenyon, H., Zhang, X., & Fancsali, C. 

Teen Pregnancy Prevention/Sexual Education Curricula

Training Programs

The SkillSource Group, Inc. (2014).  Evaluation of the Virginia Employment Through Entrepreneurship Consortium (VETEC) Program: Outreach, recruitment, and intake process report. Vienna, VA: Saltz, R., Gupta, S., & Tenaglio, A.

The SkillSource Group, Inc. (2014). Evaluation of the Virginia Employment Through Entrepreneurship Consortium (VETEC) Program: Implementation study report, recruitment, and intake process report. Vienna, VA: Saltz, R., Gupta, S., Peters, B., Thomas, D., & Tenaglio, A.

Riverside County Economic Development Agency. (2013). Evaluation of the Linking Innovation, Knowledge, and Employment Program: Implementation Study Report. Riverside, CA: Saltz, R., Bertane, C., & Thomas, D. 

Riverside County Economic Development Agency. (2015). Evaluation of the Linking Innovation, Knowledge, and Employment Program: Process Study Report. Riverside, CA: Gupta, S., Miller, Z., & Griffith, T.

Riverside County Economic Development Agency. (2016). Evaluation of the Linking Innovation, Knowledge, and Employment Program: Interim Evaluation Report. Riverside, CA: Gupta, S., Srinivasan, M., Chen, Y., Patterson, L., & Griffith, T.

Riverside County Economic Development Agency. (2016). Evaluation of the Linking Innovation, Knowledge, and Employment Program: Final Evaluation Report. Riverside, CA: Gupta, S., Srinivasan, M., Chen, Y., Patterson, L., & Griffith, T.

Unemployment Insurance

U.S. Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration. (2009). UI benefits study: Recent changes in the characteristics of unemployed workers. Washington, DC: Michaelides, M., & Mueser, P. ​

U.S. Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration. (2008). Reemployment and Eligibility Assessment (REA) study: FY 2005 initiative final report. Washington, DC: Benus, J., Poe-Yamagata, E., Wang, Y., & Blass, E. 

U.S. Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration. (2008). Trends in the structure of the labor market and unemployment: Implications for the U.S. unemployment insurance. Washington, DC: Burtless, G. 

U.S. Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration. (2008). Unemployment insurance benefits: 2005 CPS supplement results. Washington, DC: Vroman, W. ​

Workforce Development

Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin. (2014). Evaluation of skills Wisconsin: Interim report. Madison, WI: Davis, S., Miller, Z., & Tenagilo, A. ​

Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin. (2013). Evaluation of skills Wisconsin: Baseline report. Madison, WI: Davis, S., Corea, C., & Brooks, D. ​

U.S. Department of Labor, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management. (2010). Improving America’s workforce through enhanced collaboration between the public workforce system and community colleges: Final report. Washington, DC: Jacobson, L., Focarazzo, L., Sacchetti, M., & Benus, J. 

U.S. Department of Labor. (2016). Labor Market and DOL-Funded Employment Assistance for Older Workers: Literature Review Report. Washington, DC: Agbayani, C., Gasperini, B., Moore, J., Nanda, N., Patterson, L. & Wandner, S. 

U.S. Department of Labor. (2016). Labor Market and DOL-Funded Employment Assistance for Older Workers: Statistical Analysis Report. Washington, DC: Nanda, N., Chen, Y., Patterson, L., Smith, J. & Moore, J.

U.S. Department of Labor. (2016). Evaluating the Accessibility of American Job Centers for People with Disabilities: Final Report. Washington, DC: Chamberlain, A., Kracker Selzer, A., Magill, K., Matite, M., Poe-Yamagata, E. & Toms Barker, L.

Contra Costa Community College District. (2016).​ Design it-Build it-Ship it: Final Evaluation Report. Martinez, CA: Rayyes, N., Abe. Y., Sanchez, R., Lai, F., Akiya, K., Chan, V. & Barach, I.

Workforce Investment

U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. (2008). Workforce Investment Act non-experimental net impact evaluation: Final report. Washington, DC: Benus, J., Mueser, P., Heinrich, C. J., & Troske, K. R.