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Deadline for Exemplar Award Nominations
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August 31, 2014

All Day Event


The Exemplar Award recognizes the work of an individual who has made major contributions to public policy by valuing the knowledge resident in academia and using research and analysis to craft innovative solutions to policy problems. This award serves to recognize extraordinary skills in policymaking and serve as a counterpart to those awards recognizing outstanding research.
 
(All Day Event)
Deadline for Peter H. Rossi Award
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September 01, 2014

All Day Event


The Rossi award honors the lifetime achievements of Peter Rossi (1921-2006) by recognizing important contributions to the theory or practice of program evaluation. The award may be for a recent paper, publication, or for an entire body of work.
 
(All Day Event)
Deadline for Steven D. Gold Award Nominations
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September 09, 2014

All Day Event


The Steve Gold Award recognizes a person who has made a significant contribution to public financial management in the field of intergovernmental relations and state and local finance. The award is given annually by APPAM, the National Conference of State Legislatures, and the National Tax Association, in memory of Steve Gold, an active member of all three organizations whose career and life tragically were shortened by illness.
 
(All Day Event)
Effects of Income Tax Changes on Economic Growth
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September 09, 2014

Time:12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
Location: Urban Institute, Washington, DC -20037



Economists have long understood that the tax system can have important effects on growth, and that connection has loomed even larger in light of the lethargic economic performance of recent years.
 
(12:30 PM - 02:00 PM)
Analytical Methods for Learning Health Systems
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September 09, 2014

Time:01:00 PM - 02:30 PM


This webinar will discuss approaches to using observational data to improve performance in learning healthcare systems, including how to frame research questions effectively and how to apply study design and analytical methods to ensure rigorous results.
 
(01:00 PM - 02:30 PM)
LBJ School

2014 Fall Research Conference Theme

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The APPAM Fall Research Conference is a multi-disciplinary annual research conference that attracts the highest quality research on a wide variety of important current and emerging policy and management issues. The conference is comprised of panels, roundtables, workshops, symposia and poster presentations and is designed to encourage substantive interaction among participants. 

The 2014 Fall Research Conference is being held from November 6 - 8 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Conference Theme: Global Challenges, New Perspectives

Policymakers around the world face complex challenges – challenges such as climate change, increased migration, lingering effects of the Great Recession, population aging, changes in family formation, growth in the demand for educated workers, rising health care costs, and increased economic, political, and social inequality. The theme of this year’s conference is what we can do to address these challenges, drawing on our knowledge base in public policy analysis and management but also bringing in new perspectives – in particular, from other disciplines and other countries.

APPAM has always emphasized including diverse participants and perspectives in the Fall Research Conference. This year, we will continue to expand on that diversity by encouraging papers, panels, and roundtables that include presenters, chairs, and discussants from a range of disciplines (such as public policy, social policy, public administration, management, economics, sociology, education, public health, social work, psychology, statistics, history, political science, environmental sciences, science and technology, and others) and countries. As policy challenges become increasingly complex and global, the goal of the conference is to make sure we draw on the widest range of knowledge to understand those challenges and help formulate appropriate responses. 

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Use this handy set of links to go directly to the info you need; if you have any questions about registration, the conference, or anything else related to our annual event, you can check out the FAQ page or contact Tristanne Staudt or Jocelyn Mason.

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Special Events
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Professional Development Workshop for Students
Frequently Asked Questions

APPAM will be rolling out an updated version of last year's conference app in late September, so watch APPAM.org for details.

 
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