Performance Data: The Next Steps in Moneyball Government

By John Kamensky

Moneyball for Government

Released in mid-November, this book is a compilation of essays by a high-level bipartisan group of advocates for evidence-based decision-making, under the aegis of the Results for America advocacy initiative. According to the press release:

“This book is about addressing our nation’s great challenges by getting better results with gov­ernment investments. By shifting public resources toward solutions that use data and evidence of impact, we can improve the lives of young people, their families and communities,” said Michele Jolin, managing partner of Results for America. “By bringing together leading thinkers from across the political spectrum and highlighting what is working across the country, this book of­fers a way to open up new opportunities and to make dramatic progress in improving lives. We call upon government leaders at all levels—as well as presidential candidates from both parties—to support and implement the bipartisan ideas in this book.”

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