Tag Archives: outcomes

What’s Performance Measurement Got To Do With It?

(This post was written by Jon Desenberg, policy director at The Performance Institute, which is a subsidiary of Thompson Media Group.  PI is a nonpartisan, private think tank seeking to improve government performance through the principles of transparency, accountability, performance…


Should Grant Programs Become "Pay-For-Performance?"

Yesterday’s New York Times included a provocative article by David Leonhardt, and we wanted to hear what you think about it. Leonhardt claims that policymakers don’t really know which programs work and which ones don’t, “because rigorous evaluation is rare in…