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Acknowledgments
PART ONE: INTRODUCTION: An Overview of Social Experimentation and the Digest
What Is a Social Experiment?
What Is a Quasi Experiment?
Reasons for Conducting Social Experiments
Are Experiments Ethical?
Alternatives to Social Experimentation
Threats to External Validity of Impact Estimates
Are Experiments Unduly Expensive?
What "Optional Features" Can Experiments Have?
How Might Social Experiments Be Used?
What Is the History of Social Experiments?
What Is the Future for Social Experiments?
Uses and Organization of This Book
PART TWO: EXPERIMENTS IN THE UNITED STATES
Section 1. PUBLIC ASSISTANCE RECIPIENTS-AFDC and TANF
Ford Administration
AFDC Job Counselors
Colorado Monthly Reporting Experiment and Pretest
WIN Job-Finding Clubs
Carter Administration
Massachusetts Work Experience Program 
Louisville Immediate Job Search Assistance Experiment
WIN Services to Volunteers
Madison and Racine Quality Employment Experiment
Denver Postplacement Services Project
Louisville Group Job Search Experiment
Dayton Wage-Subsidy Voucher Experiment
First Reagan Administration
Monthly Reporting in the AFDC Program
Washington State Intensive Applicant Employment Services Evaluation
West Virginia Community Work Experience Demonstration
West Virginia Community Work Experience Program (CWEP) (Quasi-experimental) 
Baltimore Options Program (Maryland Employment Initiatives)
San Diego Job Search and Work Experience Demonstration
Washington Community Work Experience Program
Arkansas Work Program
Maine Training Opportunities in the Private Sector (TOPS)
Virginia Employment Services Program
Florida Trade Welfare for Work
New Jersey Grant Diversion Project
Second Reagan Administration
Cook County Job Search and Work Experience
Saturation Work Initiative Model (SWIM)
Pennsylvania Saturation Work Program (PSWP)
Illinois On-Line Cross-Match Demonstration
New York State Comprehensive Employment Opportunity Support Centers (CEOSC) Program
Teenage Parent Demonstration
Wisconsin Welfare Employment Experiment-Rock County
Child Assistance Program (CAP)
Greater Avenues for Independence (GAIN)
Washington State Family Independence Program (FIP) (Quasi-experimental)
H.W. Bush Administration
Child Day Care Recycling Fund Experiment-North Carolina
Community Group Participation and Housing Supplementation Demonstration (Bethel Self-Sufficiency Program)
Illinois Career Advancement Project
Cash Incentives in a Self-Sufficiency Program-Montgomery County, Maryland
New Chance
Ohio Transitions to Independence Demonstration-JOBS
Ohio Transitions to Independence Demonstration-Work Choice
Opportunity Knocks Program
Wisconsin Earned Income Disregard Demonstration
Wisconsin Medical Assistance Extension Demonstration
Ohio's Learning, Earning, and Parenting Program (LEAP)
Alabama's Avenues to Self-Sufficiency through Employment and Training Services (ASSETS) (Quasi-experimental)
AFDC JOBS Participants: Paths toward Self-Sufficiency
Project Independence-Florida
Wisconsin Learnfare
Partnership for Hope
National Evaluation of Welfare-to-Work Strategies (NEWWS)
Link-Up
Maryland Primary Prevention Initiative (PPI)
To Strengthen Michigan's Families 
Utah Single Parent Employment Demo Program (SPED) 
California Work Pays Demonstration Program (CWPDP)
Georgia Preschool Immunization
First Clinton Administration
Iowa's Family Investment Program
New Jersey Family Development Program
Colorado Personal Responsibility and Employment Program (CPREP)
Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP)
Post-Employment Services Demonstration (PESD)
Vermont Welfare Restructuring Project
Florida's Family Transition Program 
Arkansas Welfare Waiver Demonstration
Cal-Learn
LA Jobs-First GAIN Evaluation
Teenage Parent Home Visitor Services Demonstration
Indiana Welfare Reform Evaluation
Ohio Children of Opportunity: Learnfare
Virginia Independence Program (VIP)
Delaware: A Better Chance 
Connecticut Jobs First
San Diego School Attendance Demonstration Project (SADP)
The Achieving Change for Texans (ACT) Experiments:
Introduction
Responsibilities, Employment, and Resources (RER)-Non-Choices
Time Limits Pilot
Responsibilities, Employment, and Resources (RER)-Choices
Wisconsin's Self-Sufficiency First/Pay for Performance Program
Second Clinton Administration
Work-First Profiling Demonstration
W-2 Child Support Demonstration Evaluation
Experiments Ongoing at Publication
New Visions: College as a Job Advancement Strategy
New Jersey Substance Abuse Research Demonstration (SARD)
Employment Retention and Advancement Project
Welfare to Work Housing Voucher Demonstration
Section 2: PUBLIC ASSISTANCE RECIPIENTS-FOOD STAMPS and MEDICAID
Food Stamp Work Registration and Job Search Demonstration
Illinois Monthly Reporting Food Stamp Demonstration
Program for Prepaid Managed Health Care (PPMHC)
Food Stamp Employment and Training Program
San Diego Food Stamp Cash-Out Demonstration
Alabama Food Stamp Cash-Out Demonstration
Section 3: FIRMS AND ORGANIZATIONS
Power Customers
Southern California Edison Electricity Pricing Experiment
Niagara Mohawk Hourly Integrated Pricing Program (HIPP)
Employers
Wage-Subsidy Variation Experiment
Wilkes-Barre Job Search Voucher Project
Health Care Providers
NCHSR Nursing Home Incentives Demonstration
National Home Health Prospective Payment Demonstration-Phase I
National Home Health Prospective Payment Demonstration-Phase II
Section 4: MIDDLE-CLASS AND EMPLOYEE POPULATIONS
Power Customers
Introduction
Connecticut Peak Load Pricing Experiment
Los Angeles Peak Load Pricing Experiment for Electricity
Health Care Consumers
Rand Health Insurance Study
United Healthcare Gatekeeper Plan Experiment
Other
Minnesota Income Tax Compliance Experiment
Seed Money Experiment
Employee Monitoring (Quasi-experimental)
Lifelong Learning Demonstration
Retirement Plan Decisions Experiment
Section 5: LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS (GENERAL)
New Jersey Income Maintenance Experiment
Rural Income Maintenance Experiment
Seattle-Denver Income Maintenance Experiment
Gary Income Maintenance Experiment
Housing Allowance Demand Experiment
Freestanding Housing Voucher Demonstration
National Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) Study
Emergency Food and Homelessness Intervention Project
Operation INC (Incubator for New Companies
Project Hope (Head Start Opportunities for Parents through Employment)
North Dakota Self-Reliance Program 
Wisconsin New Hope Project
Parents' Fair Share (PFS) Demonstration
Experiments Ongoing at Publication
Moving to Opportunity (MTO)
Bridges to Work
Chicago Housing Voucher Lottery
Community Action Program of Tulsa County (CAPTC) American Dream Demonstration 
Jobs Plus (Quasi-experimental)
Section 6: LOWER-INCOME HOME OWNERS
Counseling for Delinquent Mortgagors 
Detroit Default Counseling Demonstration
Prepurchase Homeownership Counseling Demonstration
Section 7: LOW-INCOME CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES
Perry Preschool Program
Washington, D.C., Mobile Unit for Child Health Care
Carolina Abecedarian Project
New York Nurse Home Visitation Experiment: 15-Year Follow-Up
Increasing the Immunization of Preschool Children
Infant Health and Development Program
Memphis Nurse Home Visitation
Even Start Family Literacy Program
National Evaluation of the Comprehensive Child Development Program (CCDP)
Maryland Guardianship Assistance Program Demonstration
School Vouchers
Section 8: LOW-INCOME YOUTH
Public- versus Private-Sector Jobs Demonstration Project
Cambridge Job Factory
Career Advancement Voucher Demonstration Project
Wilkes-Barre Yes Workshop Program
Alternative Youth Employment Strategies Project
Cambridge Job Search Voucher Program
Summer Experimental Youth Transition Project
Jobstart
Summer Training and Education Program (STEP)
New Orleans and Philadelphia Nonresidential Job Corps Centers
Alternative Schools
High-Risk Youth Demonstration Project-Yolo County, California
Quantum Opportunities Program (QOP)-Pilot
Brothers
Homeless Youth Self-Sufficiency Project
Success Connection
Austin Youth Leadership Development
School Dropout Demonstration Assistance Program Demonstration
American Conservation and Youth Services Corps
Illinois Youth Employment and Training Initiative (YETI)
National Job Corps Study
Quantum Opportunity Program (QOP) Demonstration
Carrera Model
Experiments Ongoing at Publication
Career Academies
Upward Bound
Center for Employment Training (CET) Replication Study
Section 9: LOW-INCOME SINGLE/TEEN PARENT
Minority Female Single-Parent Demonstration (MFSP)
Young Families Can Project
Single-Parent Economic Independence Demonstration (SPEID)
Section 10: UNEMPLOYED WORKERS
General Education in Manpower Training
Carbondale Job-Finding Club
Carbondale Handicapped Job-Finding Club
U.S. Employment Service Effectiveness of Counseling Pilot Study
Job Club Behavioral Supervision Test
Buffalo Dislocated Worker Demonstration Program
Claimant Placement and Work Test Demonstration
Delaware Dislocated Worker Pilot Program
Illinois Unemployment Insurance Incentive Program
Texas Worker Adjustment Demonstration
New Jersey Unemployment Insurance Reemployment Demonstration
Washington State Alternative Work Search Experiment
Nevada Concentrated Employment Program (CEP)
Pennsylvania Reemployment Bonus Demonstration
Reemploy Minnesota (REM)
Washington State Reemployment Bonus Experiment
Washington and Massachusetts Unemployment Insurance Self-Employment Work Search Demonstrations
Minority Male Opportunity and Responsibility Program
Maryland Unemployment Insurance Work Search Demonstration
Kentucky Worker Profiling and Reemployment Services (WPRS) Experiment
Job Search Assistance Demonstration
Experiment Ongoing at Publication
Individual Training Accounts
Section 11: HOMELESS PEOPLE
Homeless Employment Partnership (HEP)
Boston McKinney Demonstration Project
Philadelphia Micro-Enterprise Development Program
Critical Time Intervention
San Diego Homeless Research Demonstration
New Orleans Homeless Substance Abusers Project
HUD-VA Supported Housing Demonstration (HUD-VASH)
Experiments Ongoing at Publication
Phoenix, Arizona, Homeless Study
St. Louis, Missouri, Community Alternatives
Westchester County, New York, Homeless Study
Section 12: CHARGED/CONVICTED 
Living Insurance for Ex-Offenders (LIFE)
Transitional Aid Research Project (TARP)
Court Employment Project
Ex-Offender Research Project
Section 13: SUBSTANCE ABUSERS
Wildcat Experiment
Job Seekers' Workshop
Transition Project
Section 14: FRAIL ELDERLY
Introduction
Continued Care
BRI Protective Services
BRH Home Aide
Chronic Disease
Worcester Home Care
NCHSR Day Care/Homemaker Demonstration
Wisconsin Community Care Organization (CCO)-Milwaukee
Georgia Alternative Health Services
Home Health Care Team
Project Open
San Diego Long-Term Care
Florida Pentastar
South Carolina Community Long-Term Care
National Long-Term Care (Channeling) Demonstration
Neighborhood Team Experiment
Team Approach to Outpatient Geriatric Evaluation Experiment
Section 15: NONELDERLY PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
Training in Community Living
Job Path
Harbinger Mental Health Project
Structured Training and Employment Transitional Services Demonstration (STETS)
Transitional Employment Training Demonstration (TETD)
Project NetWork
Experiments Ongoing at Publication
Consumer-Operated Services Program
Employment Intervention Demonstration Program (EIDP)
State Partnership Initiatives
Section 16: MULTIPLE GROUPS
National Supported Work Demonstration
AFDC Homemaker-Home Health Aide Demonstrations
PART THREE: EXPERIMENTS OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES
Section 1: AFRICA
Teacher Incentives-Kenya (Quasi-experimental)
School Meals-Kenya (Quasi-experimental)
Deworming Drug Take-up-Kenya (Quasi-experimental)
Section 2: ASIA/PACIFIC
Women as Policy Makers-India
Matriculation Awards Pilot-Israel
Assisting the Long-Term Unemployed-Australia
Matriculation Awards-Israel (Quasi-experimental)
Section 3: CANADA
Manitoba Basic Annual Income Experiment
Self-Sufficiency Project
SSP Entry Effects
SSP Plus
Earnings Supplement Project
Experiments Ongoing at Publication
Community Employment Innovation Project
Learn$ave
Section 4: CONTINENTAL EUROPE
Intensified Employment Services-Sweden
Counseling and Monitoring I-Netherlands
Labour Market Training-Norway
Job Training-Denmark
Bergen Worker Sickness-Norway
Bergen Pain--Norway
Counseling and Monitoring II-Netherlands
Targeted Negative Income Tax-Germany
Zurich Bike Messengers-Switzerland
Undergraduate Student Achievement-Netherlands
Section 5: LATIN AMERICA
PACES (Programa de Ampliación de Cobertura de la Educación Secundaria)-Colombia
School Facility Improvements-Bolivia (Quasi-experimental)
PROGRESA-Mexico (Quasi-experimental)
Proempleo-Argentina
Section 6: UNITED KINGDOM
Electricity Pricing
Restart
13-Week Review
30-Month-Plus Restart
Supportive Caseloading
Jobplan
1-2-1 Workwise
Lone Parent Caseworker Pilots
1-2-1 for Very Long Term Unemployed
Benefits Agency Visiting Officer (NDLP)
New Deal 25 Plus
Intensive Gateway Trailblazers (NDYP)
In-Work Training Grant (IWTG)
Experiment Ongoing at Publication
Employment Zones
PART FOUR: TRENDS
The Social Experiment Market (from Journal of Economic Perspectives)
A Postscript




Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: United States Social policy, Evaluation research (Social action programs) United States, Public welfare administration United States, Human services United States