We are pleased to announce that Insight Policy Research was acquired by Westat, effective June 15, 2022. Branded as “Westat Insight,” we are currently operating as a wholly owned subsidiary of Westat and continue to provide our clients with the best-in-class services they have come to expect. Our combined experience now offers expanded expertise in health, education, and social policy as well as deeper methodological skills in survey research, evaluation, data analytics, and technical assistance. Learn more here.
We are pleased to announce that Insight Policy Research was acquired by Westat, effective June 15, 2022. Branded as “Westat Insight,” we are currently operating as a wholly owned subsidiary of Westat and continue to provide our clients with the best-in-class services they have come to expect. Our combined experience now offers expanded expertise in health, education, and social policy as well as deeper methodological skills in survey research, evaluation, data analytics, and technical assistance. Learn more here.
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Barriers to Veteran Entrepreneurship

Barriers to Veteran Entrepreneurship

Project Overview Veteran entrepreneurs provide important contributions to the U.S. economy as business owners and as those who have served the nation. However, little has been known about veteran entrepreneurs—and even less about millennial post-9/11 veteran entrepreneurs. With declining rates of entrepreneurship across the country, the Small Business Administration sought to understand the barriers and[...]

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Evaluation of the Aspire Entrepreneurship Initiative for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Entrepreneurial Development

Project Overview Many formerly incarcerated individuals face barriers when attempting to reenter the workforce, such as— Legal restrictions against employment in certain occupations based on criminal history Employer bias against individuals with a criminal record Lack of education, skills, formal work experience, professional networks Lack of reliable transportation, stable housing Self-employment training may address these[...]

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