Westat economics research provides hard data for economic policymakers and business people. Our projects include economic empowerment for veterans, marketing to special populations, health economics, the economic and social consequences of aging and disability, health care claims and administrative data, a census of the U.S. economy, and cost-benefit analyses of social programs and policies.

Project Highlights

Evaluating patient-centered medical homes

Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMHs) could play a part in reforming the U.S. health care system. A PCMH is a care facility that structures care around patients, often implementing coordinated...

Evaluating Protect MiFamily

To help keep children safe in their own homes and improve child well-being and family functioning, the Michigan Department of Human Services’ Protect MiFamily program provides intensive and innovative...

Examining late-life trends and trajectories

As the U.S. population ages, it is important that we understand trends in late-life functioning, how these differ for population subgroups, and the economic and social consequences of aging...