Westat researchers publish on a wide array of topics that further our understanding of the field and focus on improving lives through research. Selected publications that communicate our findings, including books, peer-reviewed articles and technical reports, conference proceedings, and more are presented here.


Edwards K.C., Kasza K.A., Tang Z., Stanton C.A., Sharma E., Halenar M.J., Taylor K.A., Donaldson E.A., Hull L.C., Bansal-Travers M., Limpert J., Zandberg I., Gardner L.D., Borek N., Kimmel H.L., Compton W.M., and Hyland A. (2020).

Correlates of tobacco product reuptake and relapse among youth and adults in the USA: Findings from the PATH Study Waves 1-3 (2013-2016).

Clark M.A. and Isenberg E. (2020).

Do Teach For America corps members still improve student achievement? Evidence from a randomized controlled trial of Teach For America's scale-up effort.

Tourangeau R., Sun H., and Yan T (2020).

Comparing methods for assessing reliability.

Casagrande S.S., Lessem S.E., Orchard T.J., Bullard K.M., Geiss L.S., Saydah S.H., Menke A., Imperatore G., Rust K.F., and Cowie C.C. (2020).

Comparison of several survey-based algorithms to ascertain type 1 diabetes among U.S. adults with self-reported diabetes.

Gottfredson D. C., Crosse S., Tang Z., Bauer E. L., Harmon M.A., Hagen C. A., and Greene A. D. (2020).

Effects of school resource officers on school crime and responses to school crime.

Jones N., Gius B., Daley T., George P., and Rosenblatt A. (2020).

Coordinated Specialty Care discharge, transition, and step-down policies, practices, and concerns: staff and client perspectives.

Daley T., Jones N., George P., and Rosenblatt A. (2020).

First-person accounts of change among young adults enrolled in Coordinated Specialty Care for first-episode psychosis.

Höhne J.K. and Yan T. (2020).

Investigating the impact of violations of the ?left and top means first? heuristic on response behavior and data quality.

Villanti A.C., Johnson A.L., Halenar M.J., Sharma E., Cummings K.M., Stanton C.A., Delnevo C.D., Wackowski O.A., Bansal-Travers M., Pearson J.L., Abrams D.B., Niaura R.S., Fong G.T., Elton-Marshall T., Hatsukami D., Trinidad D.R., Kaufman A., Sawdey M.D., Taylor E.V., Slavit W.I., Rass O., Compton W.M., and Hyland A. (2020).

Menthol and mint cigarettes and cigars: Initiation and progression in youth, young adults and adults in Waves 1-4 of the PATH Study, 2013-2017.

Hubbard F., Conrad F., and Antoun C. (2020).

The benefits of conversational interviewing are independent of who asks the questions or the types of questions they ask.

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