Return on Investment
Evidence-Based Options to Improve Statewide Outcomes
This report, released in April 2012 by Results First partner the Washington State Institute for Public Policy (WSIPP), summarizes WSIPP’s latest work on its innovative cost-benefit model and presents new Washington State data.
The most recent version of the model explores a variety of policy areas including adult and juvenile criminal justice, child welfare, pre-K–12 education, adult and children’s mental health, and substance abuse. The report offers a user-friendly look at the costs and benefits of evidence-based programs in these areas.