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examples of our work


Measuring the Effects of the Coronavirus Crisis on “At-Risk” Populations

Carefully designed surveys that identify not only those who have been harmed, but also those who are at risk, either financially or mentally. A study on families in financial distress and Israel’s “new poor” was conducted for the Latet organization, and two measurements of the Crisis’ impact on senior citizens were performed for JDC-Eshel.


Formative Evaluation of the Ministry of Welfare’s Flagship Program for Reducing Poverty

For the past 5 years, we have been carrying out a formative evaluation of the Ministry of Labor, Welfare and Social Services’ “Breathing Easy” program, in collaboration with the JDC-Ashalim and the Rashi Foundation. The program’s target audience consists of about 6,000 families who receive high-intensity intervention, including a flexible basket of responses and holistic individual mentoring. In the accompanying study, we examine how the program has affected the families participating in it and what perceptual and systemic change it has created. In particular, we examine aspects of the program’s sustainability and its effects on various target audiences, such as young people and families of soldiers


How to Invest in Social Mobility from birth to the age of 35

Evidence-based decision-making tool to support investment planning and intervention design, using cutting-edge methods, including machine learning and network analysis. Produced for the Rashi Foundation, the JDC, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Welfare and the Jindas organization.


How can Municipalities Improve their Performance and Stay Great Over Time

data-driven international comparisons and using complex system analysis, we created a knowledge-map that outlines the way forward for Israeli municipalities. Produced for the Ministry of Interior and the Maoz organization to support a national training program for change leaders in local governments, called “Makom”


Multidimensional Index to Measure Poverty Based on Common Norms

economic abstractions – designed for the Israeli National Insurance Institute and building on our widely known alternative poverty index published yearly with the Latet Organization.


Strategy to Promote Optimal Development of Toddlers

Supporting a collective impact of 5 ministries, 9 municipalities and about a dozen NGOs, backboned by JDC-Ashalim for the promotion of early childhood development in the Bedouin society. Providing context-specific knowledge to establish joint goals and objectives, determine evidence-based action plans and design common and agreed-upon measurements.

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