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For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong.
(H. L. Mencken)

Document T010

Évaluation de l'impact du programme de la Formation professionnelle au secondaire auprès des prestataires de la Sécurité du revenu du Québec

Prepared for the Quebec Ministry of Employment and Solidarity, october 1998 (final report and methodological report)

The Quebec Ministry of Employment and Solidarity manages a program whereby social security recipients keep their benefits through high school professional training, rather than becoming clients of the student loans program. This study quantitatively analyzed the program impacts on clients' employment history and on other life dimensions. The research design called for two experimental groups and six comparison groups, most measured at two points in time. The assignment included a survey of more than 4400 perople and the analysis of the impacts of the program using sophisticated econometric techniques.
This report was the basis for an article in Le Devoir.

109 pages, 574k and 182 pages, 723k [PDF format]


Document T020

Évaluation des impacts individuels du Fonds de lutte contre la pauvreté par la réinsertion au travail

Prepared for the Ministère de la Solidarité sociale du Québec, September 2000 (final report and methodological report)

The Quebec Ministère de la Solidarité sociale manages the Fonds de lutte contre la pauvreté established following the 1996 economy and employment summit. This study conducted a quantitative analysis od the impacts of the Fonds on reintegration into employment and on the personal conditions of participants. The research design included three experimental groups and one control group, most of which were measured at two points in time. The assignment included a survey of 3858 people and the analysis of net impacts based on advanced econometric analysis techniques. The set of program evaluation reports was the object of a press communique by the Department.

Circum Network Inc. conducted a similar evaluation study in 2002 on the same program.

88 pages, 691k et 72 pages, 668k [format PDF]


Document T062

Évaluation des impacts individuels du Fonds de lutte contre la pauvreté par la réinsertion au travail (2002)

Prepared for the Ministère de la Solidarité sociale du Québec, December 2002 (final report and methodological report)

The Quebec Ministère de la Solidarité sociale manages the Fonds de lutte contre la pauvreté established following the 1996 economy and employment summit. This study conducted a quantitative analysis od the impacts of the Fonds on reintegration into employment and on the personal conditions of participants. The research design exploited administrative data as well as responses to surveys with program participants (segmented in two groups: recipients of welfare benefits and non-recipients) and non-participants. The assignment included a survey of 3,910 people and the analysis of net impacts based on advanced econometric analysis techniques.

Circum Network Inc. conducted a similar evaluation study two years earlier on the same program.

90 pages, 242k et 95 pages, 217k [format PDF]


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