Process & Outcome Evaluation

Evaluations involving process and outcome analyses are an integral part of program management. Westat applies our expertise in organization-specific programmatic areas, evaluating if midcourse corrections or other recommendations can improve overall effectiveness.

Project Highlights

Improving data quality and data use in education

Congress requires federal agencies to measure their program performance every year. The Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) specifies the information that agencies must collect and show to Congress...

Measuring traffic data quality in real time

Radio broadcasters provide traffic information for listeners and subscribers, including how fast the traffic is moving, where accidents have occurred, updates on road construction, and more. Where does all...

Newsweek's 2016 high school rankings

Families have few sources of information on the quality of their local public high schools, other than the rankings produced by news outlets such as U.S. News & World...

NOPUS: Are you buckled up?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration use observational surveys of driver and occupant behavior to encourage vehicle occupants to wear safety belts...

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