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Project Citation: 

Richburg-Hayes, Lashawn. Behavioral Interventions to Advance Self-Sufficiency Project. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2017-01-03. https://doi.org/10.3886/E100389V1

Project Description

Summary:  View help for Summary The Behavioral Interventions to Advance Self-Sufficiency (BIAS) project is the first major opportunity to use a behavioral economics lens to examine programs that serve poor and vulnerable families in the United States. Sponsored by the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) of the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and led by MDRC, the project applies behavioral insights to issues related to the operations, implementation, and efficacy of social service programs and policies. The goal is to learn how tools from behavioral science can be used to deliver programs more effectively and, ultimately, improve the well-being of low-income children, adults, and families.
Funding Sources:  View help for Funding Sources United States Department of Health and Human Services. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (HHS-P23320095644WC-23337002T)

Scope of Project

Subject Terms:  View help for Subject Terms behavioral science; child care; child support; public assistance programs; tax credits
Geographic Coverage:  View help for Geographic Coverage New York City, Indiana, Oklahoma, Ohio, Los Angeles
Time Period(s):  View help for Time Period(s) 1/1/2014 – 1/1/2015
Data Type(s):  View help for Data Type(s) administrative records data; experimental data


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