The Nebraska Energy Office’s Weatherization Program enables low-income families in Nebraska to reduce their energy bills by making their homes more energy efficient. For this project, the Public Policy Center worked with the Raikes School of Computer Science and Management and the Bureau of Sociological Research to examine the impacts of these improvements and investments […]
Program Evaluation Archives - Page 5 of 7 - University of Nebraska Public Policy Center
During 2003, the United Way of Lincoln/Lancaster County and the University of Nebraska Public Policy Center surveyed agencies and volunteers about the fund distribution process. The goals of the examination were to: 1. Identify the perception of agencies and volunteers about the overall fund distribution process; and, 2. Compare a new process piloted in the […]
The Nebraska Dollar and Energy Savings Loan Program was designed in 1990 to make low interest loans available to finance home, building and system energy improvements. Loans have been made to residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural customers, typically for heating, cooling, windows, siding or insulation. The Public Policy Center worked with the Raikes School of […]
Lincoln is among the largest resettlement sites per capita in the country. A collaboration of ethnic community organizations and other health and human services organizations gathered in 2006 with this vision: For refugee families in Lincoln, Lancaster County, NE to achieve self-sufficiency and social and civic integration into their new country and new communities. To […]
Evaluation Report of the Great Plains Public Heath Training Center July 1 2011 to June 30 2012 (Year 1)
Abdel-Monem, T., Hoffman, S., Dekraii, M., Grimm, B., & Johansson, P. (October 2012). Evaluation Report of the Great Plains Public Health Training Center For the Reporting Period of July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012. Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Public Policy Center.
Perkins, T. and Shank, N. (2012). Fusion Project Evaluation: Telephone Survey – Random Sample of Lincoln Residents.
Tomkins, A. J., Bornstein, B. H., Herian, M. N., Rosenbaum, D. I., & Neeley, E. M.. (2012). An experiment in the law: Studying a technique to reduce failure to appear in court. Court Review, 48, 96-106.
Bornstein, B. H., Tomkins, A. J., Neeley, E. M., Herian, M. N., & Hamm, J. A. (2012). Reducing court’s failure-to-appear rate by written reminders. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/a0026293
O’Shea, D., Olson, J., & Shank, N. (2012). The Value of 2-1-1 Texas Information and Referral Network: Benefits/Costs Analysis 2011-2012. Austin, TX: Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation Services.