UDRC Research Agenda 2018



# Agency Research Name Description
1 DWS/UDRC Statewide P20 goals and outcome metrics Several metrics related to the statewide P20 goals and outcomes 
2 USHE Outcomes for those working while attending college The impact working while attending college has on completion, persistence, and grades 
3 USTC Economic ROI of technical colleges An analysis of the marginal benefit (taxes) to the state of Utah accrued due to completion from a technical college
4 DWS/UDRC Supply and demand analysis/dashboard An analysis and ultimately a dashboard, providing information regarding supply and demand of labor, specifically labor requiring formal education  
5 USBE Analysis of students who are going into specialized fields post secondary An analysis of the number of students who post graduation enter studies in specialized fields, and the effect that CTE may have on these choices
6 USHE ROI of education An analysis of the rate of return by degree type and area of study 
7 DWS/UDRC stackable credentials An analysis of the effectiveness of stackable credentials on labor outcomes
8 USHE Utilization of tuition assistance by low income students  An analysis of the relationship between low income students and consumption of tuition assistance; for the purpose of discovering why it is that there is a sizable number of students who fall into the category of low income and do not utilize tuition assistance 
9 USBE Workforce outcomes for students who do not complete high school An analysis of the workforce outcomes (wages) of students who do not complete high school, compared to those who do complete
10 USBE & UDOH Early intervention (Part C to B) outcomes An analysis (scholastic) of children who received early intervention Part C (birth to age 2) and were eligible for Part B (age 3 to 5) , compared to those children who did not receive Part C services and were eligible for Part B, including number of children eligible for Part B and length of time spent in Part B.
11 USTC Path dependent CTE education outcomes An analysis of going straight into the workforce after graduation versus attending college
12 USBE Path dependent temporal progress into the workforce An analysis of going straight into the workforce after graduation versus attending college
13 UDOH Outcomes for those enrolled in ECIDS programs An analysis (scholastic and or workforce) of program involvement; compared to a similar cohorts of children that did not participate
14 USBE Effect of being economically disadvantaged as a child on wage outcomes The effect of being economically disadvantaged as a child (defined by the utilization of school lunch discount programs) on wage and secondary education outcomes
15 UDOH The effect of ECIDS programs on economic gains  An analysis of the economic gains accrued from the implementation of ECIDS programs
16 USTC Effect of higher education on public assistance usage An analysis of the effect of undertaking higher education on public assistance usage 
17 USTC Student through workforce mobility An analysis of the mobility of individuals in the state of Utah, zip codes associated with USBE, USTC, USHE, and DWS data provide proxy for place of origin
18 UDOH Impact of programs with significant family engagement compared to those with less family engagement. An analysis of programs with significant family engagement compared to programs with less family engagement  




 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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