Resources for the 2020 Presidential Transition Teams
The Power of Evidence and Data to Advance an Equitable Economic Recovery: An Implementation Guide for the 2020 OMB Transition Team
Results for America’s The Power of Evidence and Data to Advance an Equitable Economic Recovery: An Implementation Guide for the 2020 OMB Transition Team outlines how the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) can use evidence-based policy to advance economic mobility at the scale our country needs through a 2021 recovery package and beyond. This implementation guide is designed to help either a new administration or the second term of the current administration harness the power of evidence and data to help advance economic mobility for all individuals, particularly all low-income individuals and people of color.
Our memo, which draws from the ideas in our 2020 Playbook, focuses on:
- Describing evidence-based policymaking in the current federal landscape;
- Proposing how OMB can best prioritize evidence and data within a transformative economic recovery package in early 2021;
- Outlining how OMB can promote innovation, continuous improvement, and the replication of proven solutions through strategic evidence building plans; and
- Offering questions the transition team should embed in agency reviews.
The Power of Evidence and Data to Advance an Equitable Economic Recovery: An Implementation Guide for the 2020 DPC Transition Team
Results for America’s Implementation Guide for the White House Domestic Policy Council (DPC) builds on the OMB memo by outlining how the DPC in coordination with the White House National Economic Council (NEC) and OMB can infuse evidence and data at DPC through structural and process changes.
2020 Playbook: 17 Ways the Next President Can Accelerate Economic Mobility Using Evidence and Data
Results for America’s 2020 Playbook: 17 Ways the Next President Can Accelerate Economic Mobility Using Evidence and Data is a resource for presidential campaigns that includes 17 concrete policy proposals which the next Administration should implement to be able to use rigorous evidence and data to advance economic mobility across the country while also making the federal government more effective and efficient.
A Guide for the Biden-Harris Administration to Ensure Student Success in Higher Education
RFA, along with MDRC, New America, and America Forward published this compilation of memos for the Biden-Harris Administration, with a primer from MDRC and RFA on what the research tells us about what works in higher education; a postsecondary learning agenda for the Education Department from New America; and a proposal from America Forward and RFA establishing a tiered evidence fund to renew innovation and expand proven practices across higher education institutions. These critical priorities will help ensure the Administration does everything it can to help current and future students succeed.
2020 Presidential Policy Conversations
A Conversation with U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar on National Service and Strengthening Our Democracy
Concord, New Hampshire
December 3, 2019
Getting Better Results in Education: A Conversation with U.S. Senator Michael Bennet
Concord, New Hampshire
November 25, 2019
2020 Ideas for Increasing Economic Opportunity
October 3, 2019
Results for America is available to presidential campaigns and transition teams to answer any questions. Please reach out to Jed Herrmann, Vice President, State and Federal Policy Implementation, at [email protected]; or Kate Tromble, Vice President, Federal Policy at [email protected].