[UPDATE] Chief Evaluation Officer
On November 14, 2016, U.S. Department announced the selection of Dr. Molly Irwin to lead the Chief Evaluation Office. As the Chief Evaluation Officer, Dr. Irwin is responsible for coordinating the Department's evaluation agenda, working with agencies to design and implement evaluations, and overseeing the data analytics unit. Dr. Irwin, as a career leader, will work to institutionalize the incredible progress the Office has experienced under the leadership of Demetra Nightingale. Please read more on Dr. Irwin here.
Worker Leave Studies
CEO has initiated several research and evaluation projects to examine worker leave programs. These analyses examine various types of paid and unpaid leave programs, including FMLA, state leave, employer/firm leave, and temporary disability leave, and determine how different programs affect individuals’ labor force activity, employment, earnings, and household income.
DOL Workplace Flexibilities Pilot Evaluation
CEO conducted an analysis of the DOL Workplace Flexibilities Pilot
CEO is testing the application of behavioral insights, or understanding how people make and act on decisions, to improve performance and outcomes within selected DOL programs and populations. White House Social and Behavioral Science Team is leading the Federal Government's Behavioral Insights initiatives. Read the Social and Behavioral Sciences Team 2015 Annual Report
- Characteristics of Individuals and Employment Among First Responders
CEO's report on First Responders describes a cluster of first responder occupations, with particular emphasis on trends and patterns in employment, the characteristics of the individuals who do these jobs, the nature of their work, and adverse experiences they may face as a result of their potentially hazardous work.