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Early Registration Ends for 2014 Fall Research Conference
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October 03, 2014

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Last day to secure the early registration rate for the 2014 Fall Research Conference.
 
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Fall Conference Sponsor Ad Deadline
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October 03, 2014

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If you are a sponsor for the Fall Research Conference, today is the last day for ads to be turned in for the mobile app, website, and printed program.
 
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Urban Institute Data Talk: Home Equity Lines of Credit--Past and Future Performance
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October 06, 2014

Time:12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Location: Urban Institute, Washington, DC -20037



The Urban Institute invites you to an October 6th data talk on the past and future performance of home equity lines of credit (HELOCs). HELOCs and closed-end second liens exacerbated the number of foreclosures during the Great Recession. Some have speculated that there could be a second wave of defaults as home equity loans, many of which had 10-year interest-only periods, begin to amortize.
 
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22nd Annual National Symposium on Family Issues
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October 13, 2014-October 14, 2014

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Location: Nittany Lion Inn, State College, PA -16803



Each year, Penn State’s College of the Liberal Arts, College of Health and Human Development, and Population Research Institute hold a two-day symposium focused on a key issue facing families. Every fall, about 200 scholars and policy experts attend what is now known as the National Symposium on Family Issues to consider a theme of multidisciplinary interest.
 
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Deadline for Fulbright-Clinton Fellowship
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October 14, 2014

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The Fulbright-Clinton Fellowship provides opportunities for U.S. citizens to serve in professional placements in a foreign government ministry or institution in partner governments. Fulbright-Clinton Fellows build mutual understanding and contribute to strengthening the public sector while gaining hands-on public sector experience. The Fulbright-Clinton Fellowship also includes an independent academic study/research component.
 
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IBM Center

Monday, September 29, 2014

Volunteers Still Needed for 2014 Fall Conference

APPAM is in need of a few more volunteers to work at the 2014 Fall Research Conference, November 6 - 8, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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2013 Fall Research Conference Poster Winners

November 7, 2013 12:22 PM

Best Dissertation in Public Policy and Management in Asia

Amit Patel, a postdoctoral research fellow at the George Mason University School of Public Policy, was selected as the winner of the Best Dissertation in Public Policy and Management in Asia. Patel’s dissertation, Slumulation: Framework to Explore Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of Slum Formation in Ahmedabad, India, explores how slums form and expand, and what types of policy interventions could improve housing conditions for the urban poor. Earlier this year, Patel also received an Honorary Dissertation of the Year Award from NASPAA and the Joseph L. Fisher Doctoral Award from George Mason University. He received his Masters in Urban and Regional Planning from the Center for Environmental Planning & Technology in India.

Thursday Poster Winners:

First place: Remedial Screening Tests, High School Grades, and College Success by Zun Tang and Sarah Truelsch, City University of New York

Second place: Improving the Measurement of STEM Gender and Racial Gaps in the Workforce by Yu-chieh Hsu, Janna E. Johnson, and Javaeria Qureshi, University of Illinois at Chicago

Third place: Is Facebook Making Us Greener? The Roles of Social Connectedness and Web Use in Shaping Conservation Priorities by Evan E. Johnson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Friday Poster Winners

First Place: The Bracero Program and Effects on Human Capital Investments in Mexico, 1942 - 1964 by Edward Lawrence Kosack, University of Colorado Boulder

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Second Place: Improving Energy Codes by Accounting for Social Damages by Grant D. Jacobsen, University of Oregon

(Note: We incorrectly listed Chris Calitz and Chris Millard, Johns Hopkins University, as the second place poster winner. Our apologies for the error.)

Third Place: Cliff Effects in Massachusetts Subsidized Child Care by Graham W. Wright, Brandeis University

Saturday Poster Winners

First Place: Are Increases in Maternal Education Positiver for Everyone? Testing Moderators of the Association Between Increases in Maternal Education and Children's Cognitive and Behavioral Outcomes by Jessica F. Harding and Pamela Morris, New York University.

Second Place: State Firearm Laws and Firearm Ownership and Safety Practices Among Families of Preschool Age Children by Kate C. Prickett, University of Texas at Austin; Alexa Martin-Storey, Universite de Sherbrooke; and Robert Crosnoe, University of Texas at Austin.

Third Place: Effect of Facility Security Level on Prison Misconduct: A Regression Discontinuity Design by Sarah Tahamont, University of California, Berkeley.

 

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