The Coordinated Assistance Network (CAN) helps communities prepare for and respond to disasters. The ability to exchange up-to-date information about resources and clients is central to effective response. The University of Nebraska Public Policy Center and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Computer Science and Engineering analyzed data exports from the CAN system and 211 […]
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An evaluation of a pilot program implemented in Lancaster County (Lincoln), Nebraska, designed to change the way in which a defendant’s claim of indigence is assessed by the legal system. Regardless of whether a jurisdiction uses public defenders or another form of retaining defense counsel for indigent defendants, a determination must be made regarding a […]
Just outcomes in the criminal justice system require capable counsel for both the state and the defendant. As caseloads rise, attorneys can and do work faster. However, there is a cost: rising caseloads ultimately mean attorneys will spend less time on each case, therefore aversely impacting both defendants and the legal system. The challenge that […]
This project focused on coordinating health care services in order to reduce minority health disparities related to cardiovascular disease. The Public Policy Center used accurate data collection and analysis in order to evaluate the impact of the grant.
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.