Economics

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

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...

Providing more support for teachers to excel

The U.S. Department of Education’s (ED) Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) focuses on reforming state and district human capital management, educator evaluation, and compensation systems to ultimately improve student achievement...

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