Research and Analytics

At a Glance

The stakes are high for programs and policies that transform our nation’s systems of working and learning. You need to ask the right questions, collect the right data, and conduct the right analyses to know what works and how to improve.  

JFF’s Research & Analytics Unit combines deep field knowledge with rigorous and systematic inquiry to create strong evidence that can be put into action.






Areas of Work
  • Ensuring Equity in Advancement
  • Meeting Employer Needs
  • Preparing for the Future of Work
Experts Involved
In progress
  • Boston, MA

Our Services

Our services build on JFF’s field-leading work in high-impact model design, technical assistance, peer learning, dissemination, policy analysis, and professional collaboration to promote educational and economic advancement.

Our team of researchers, evaluators, and analysts draws from JFF's accumulated expertise to provide services that are especially sensitive to field actors and their contexts and incorporate attention to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

If you are working to improve economic and educational opportunities for workers and learners, we’ll provide you with new action-oriented insights and rigorously examine and communicate the value of your program.

Advising and Consulting for Research and Evaluation Design

JFF provides advisement and consultation services to inform metric development, data collection strategies, and research and evaluation design.

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Evaluation Services

JFF provides insights that shed light on the development, implementation, and impact of programs and policies that support inclusive and equitable economic advancement.

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Research to Advance the Field

Augmenting our technical expertise with deep field experience, JFF offers a unique perspective in research to understand what works and for whom to help individuals achieve their educational and economic goals.

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Tools, Frameworks, and Analytical Supports

JFF builds a range of theoretically grounded and practice-informed resources to aid learning, sense-making, and decision execution.

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