Payment-by-Outcome in Welfare to Work
Payment-by-outcome has a longer history in welfare to work than many realise. One of the earliest large-scale schemes was implemented in the United States in 1982. A solid understanding of the challenges other countries have faced and how their programmes have evolved will give commissioners a greater appreciation of the diversity of tools at their disposal. This study also highlights, however, the importance of context and the need to adapt tools from other countries to suit particular circumstances.
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