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Last day to register online for the Fall Research Conference
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October 31, 2014

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Final day to secure the online discount rate for the 2014 Fall Research Conference.
 
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Can We Make Government Work?
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October 31, 2014

Time:10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Brookings Institution, Washington, DC -20036



The role of the federal government and its perceived ineffectiveness are topics of hot debate in Washington and throughout the U.S., particularly as the 2014 mid-term elections approach.
 
(10:30 AM - 12:00 PM)
Deadline for presentation aids for Fall Conference
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November 03, 2014

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Send your presentation aids (slideshows, handouts, etc) to APPAM by this date to guarantee your material will be available online and onsite.
 
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Data, Demand, and Demographics: A Symposium on Housing Finance
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November 05, 2014

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Location: Ronald Reagan Building and Int'l Trade Center, Washington, DC -20229



The Urban Institute and CoreLogic are pleased to invite you to the second annual Data, Demand, and Demographics Symposium. The Symposium will address a diverse array of current and future housing market issues confronting consumers, businesses, and policymakers.
 
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Beyond the Degree: Bringing Career Options Into Focus
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November 05, 2014

Time:12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location: Albuquerque Convention Center, Albuquerque, NM -87102



The professional development workshop (PDW), held before the start of the Fall Research Conference, is aimed at supporting students in all stages of their education, from undergraduate through postdoctoral. This year's workshop series, Beyond the Degree: Bringing Career Options Into Focus, features panel sessions that bring faculty and policymakers together to speak to three major career avenues of importance to students.
 
(12:00 PM - 04:00 PM)

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

APPAM Phones Down

APPAM's office phone system is currently down. If you are calling about registering for this year's Fall Research Conference, please email Tristanne Staudt (tstaudt@appam.org) with your contact information and she will get back to you as soon as possible.

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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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