Experimental Evaluation Of Yp4 - Is 'Joining Up' Services For Homeless And Jobless People A Net Benefit To Society?

Grant number: LP0668208 | Funding period: 2007 - 2011

Completed

Abstract

This project will provide evidence on the social costs and benefits of programs that seek to 'join up' delivery of government services - with specific reference to young homeless jobseekers. This knowledge has direct application in future design of government policies on implementing programmes for government payment recipients with multiple sources of disadvantage. Furthermore, the project will provide a 'case study' demonstration of the capacity for not-for-profit organisations to independently undertake policy reform, and to implement that reform in a way that allows rigorous evaluation of its effects. The project will also extend research expertise in the area of program evaluation, part..

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