Download the Improved Conference App!

If you were an attendee at last year’s Fall Research Conference, you were probably one of 1,200 users of the Association’s new Conference App. We’re happy to announce that the app is back again this year, with some updates and a few new features!


APPAM Presents 2014 Best Dissertation Award to University of Chicago’s Anjali Adukia

Anjali Adukia, an Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, is the winner of APPAM's 2014 Best Dissertation Award.


Point/Counterpoint: Minimum Wage Policy

Given the current controversy of the consequences of a minimum wage increase, two questions must be asked: Would minimum wage legislation diminish poverty? Are there efficient alternatives to this legislation?


Registration for the 2014 Fall Research Conference!

Held from November 6 - 8 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, this year's conference theme is "Global Challenges, New Perspectives." Register today!


Spotlight: Syracuse University

At its start, Maxwell was a pioneer in public affairs education and home to the nation’s first professional degree in public administration—in essence, the original MPA.


Why Students Are Important to APPAM

Did you know that student members make up nearly half of APPAM’s active membership? This means that if you’re a student, you’re a critical part of the Association and essential to its future.



Tuesday, September 23, 2014
There's no argument that networking today is critical for success. At its core, networking is making contacts and encouraging an information exchange that fosters voluntary collaboration. While dissemination of information is part of the networking process, it isn't the final definition. In order to be truly successful, there needs to be some dialogue, reciprocity, and mutual interaction.
Monday, September 22, 2014
While the distinctions between organizational sectors have never been particularly clear, the emergence of new corporate forms that intentionally blend for-profit organizational forms with public purposes blur the lines further. More than 600 organizations nationwide are now certified as “B-Corporations”, legally integrating public purposes, accountability and transparency into their founding documents and stated corporate missions.
Friday, September 19, 2014
See what all the fuss was about on public policy in social media this week.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
The Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) is pleased to announce Anjali Adukia, an Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, as the winner of the 2014 Best Dissertation Award. Honorable mention goes to Sara Heller, Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Criminology.




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