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2017 Fall Research Conference Coverage

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November 2 - 4, 2017  | Hyatt Regency |  Chicago, IL

 

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 39th APPAM Fall Research Conference focused on the importance of data and measurement, and celebrated the government staff who work to improve the measures we use every day. It is more essential than ever, in light of recent criticism of government data and statistics, to demonstrate the importance of both.

 

Coverage

Full Conference Photo Gallery

 


Wednesday, November 1

Blog: Pre-Conference Workshop
          Policy Engagement: Building Relationships and Partnerships for Long-Term Impact

Daily Wrap-Up: Wednesday

 


Thursday, November 2

Blogs

Interviews:

Thank you to the IMPAQ International team for producing this interview series
about "Better Data for Better Decisions."

Poster Winners

First Place

Does Initiating Tobacco Use with Flavored Products Predict Current Smoking Status? An Examination by Race, Gender, and Sexual Identity
Shannon Lea Watkins and Wendy Max, University of California, San Francisco

Second Place

Measuring Risk and Variation in Household Social Determinants of Health
Michele Abbott, Gery Ryan, RAND Corporation; Luther Brewster, Florida International University

Third Place

Providing In-Kind Food Transfers to Low-Income Households in Urban India: Results from an Evaluation of the Public Distribution System (PDS) in Chhattisgarh
Raghav Puri, Syracuse University

 

Daily Wrap-Up: Thursday

 


Friday, November 3

Blogs

 

Interviews:

Thank you to the IMPAQ International team for producing this interview series
about "Better Data for Better Decisions."

Poster Winners

First
Mark Hoekstra and Brittany Street, Texas A&M University

 

Daily Wrap-Up: Friday

 


Saturday, November 4

Interviews:

 

Thank you to the IMPAQ International team for producing this interview series
about "Better Data for Better Decisions."

Poster Winners

Second
Kenya Heard, J-PAL North America, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

Daily Wrap-Up: Saturday

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