Why Qualitative Research?
We believe that qualitative and mixed-methods research is essential to building, understanding, testing, and improving responses to inequality.
Using Data to Produce Useful Research Evidence
What steps can we take to ensure that access to big data leads to the production of high-quality, useful research evidence?
Harnessing Discovery: Writing a Strong Mixed-Methods Proposal
For researchers and their teams, it’s important to appreciate that when seeking to incorporate mixed methods, the forms and challenges vary from project to project.
How and Why: Questions that are Well-suited for Qualitative and Mixed Methods
Understanding the social processes that involve interactions between individuals, or between individuals and their contexts, is essential to responding to inequality.
Moving from Data to Research to Policy: What Does it Take?
The potential of big data is multiplied when researchers are able to use it to produce work that is relevant to the leaders who make decisions about policies and practices that affect young people.
The Value of Qualitative and Mixed-Methods Research: Examples from our Portfolio on the Social Settings of Youth Development
Taken together, these studies produced deep insights that would not have been accessible through quantitative research alone.
Investing in Tools to Create Evidence and Improve Policy
A key approach in our efforts to support impactful research is to invest in the development of tools that enhance the work of many researchers engaged in a common enterprise.