ERIC Number: EJ554849
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Choosing among Alternative Programs for Poor Children.
Currie, Janet M.
Future of Children, v7 n2 p113-31 Sum-Fall 1997
Suggests four criteria (efficiency, return on investment, incentives, and equity) for evaluating and comparing public programs for poor children, and provides an overview of information available on eight large federal programs using these criteria. Positive effects of some programs are noted, and policy recommendations the evidence supports are presented. (SLD)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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