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December 08, 2014
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‘Poverty Lab’ Connects Nonprofit Groups With Academic Experts Who Measure Results and Design Programs

Kathryn Arnold

Kara Rodriguez, a case manager with Catholic Charities Fort Worth’s Stay the Course program, 
works with a client. The program tries to prevent students from dropping out of community college.

William Evans, an economics professor at the University of Notre Dame, has spent most of his career researching labor, education, public finance, and health. But for the last several years, he has been applying his expertise to the vexing question of...

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