Wednesday, October 12, 2016

JPAM Featured Article: "The Effect of the Child Support Performance and Incentive Act of 1998 on Rewarded and Unrewarded Performance Goals"

As part of our ongoing effort to promote JPAM authors to the APPAM membership and the public policy world at large, we are asking JPAM authors to answer a few questions to promote their research article on the APPAM website.


An APPAM/MDRC Institutional Member Forum: The Future of Applying Behavioral Science to Social Policy

December 13, 9 AM - 12:30 PM, The Event Space, Washington, D.C. 20001
MDRC’s Center for Applied Behavioral Science (CABS) and the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM) are hosting a forum which will explore the future of behavioral science research, practice, and policy. This event brings together distinguished experts from MDRC, academia, and the government to share their work and provide insight on next steps for research, practice, and policy.
Attendees will learn how lessons from behavioral science research can shape national, state, and local policies in order to improve outcomes for low income adults and vulnerable youth. Additionally, attendees will come away with knowledge of cutting-edge behavioral science research and take part in a conversation about the future of this fast-growing field.

A full agenda and speaker list will be available in early November.

Program Agenda

9:00-9:15 Introduction
9:15-10:15 Panel 1: Family & Work
The presenters will briefly recap recently completed and ongoing behavioral research focused on building families and supporting work. The presenters and discussant will then look to the future of behavioral science research, practice, and policy in this area. The moderator and audience will have the opportunity to ask questions.
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-10:45 Keynote
10:45-11:45 Panel 2: Youth
This panel will briefly discuss recent and ongoing research efforts focused on low-income and vulnerable youth. The panelists will then offer predictions, recommendations, and cautions for the next generation of behavioral science research for this population. The moderator and audience members will have the opportunity to ask questions.
11:45-12:00 Closing Remarks

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