xvi, 288 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
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American governance and public policy.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Assessing the costs and benefits of social policies / Aidan R. Vining and David L. Weimer Early childhood interventions / Barbara Wolfe and Nathan Tefft Elementary and secondary schooling / Clive R. Belfield Health care for disadvantaged populations / David J. Vanness Adults with serious mental illnesses / Mark S. Salzer Illicit substance abuse and addiction / Jonathan P. Caulkins Juvenile crime interventions / Jeffrey A. Butts and John K. Roman Prisoner reentry programming / John K. Roman and Christy Visher Housing assistance to promote human capital / Lance Freeman Encouraging work / Robert Lerman Next steps in welfare-to-work / Michael Wiseman Welfare-to-work and work-incentive programs / David Greenberg Overview of the state-of-the-art of CBA in social policy / Aidan R. Vining and David L. Weimer An agenda for promoting and improving the use of CBA in social policy / David L. Weimer and Aidan R. Vining.