Friday, June 8, 2018

Member Forum: At the Intersection of Data Science and Social Science

The proliferation of new digital data sources and the development of new programming languages that can quickly make sense of these data are changing the nature of how public policy makers and the general public understand how government works – and when it doesn’t. This discussion will focus on the road ahead for data and social science, how to communicate better when the lanes merge, and what this all means for getting to better-informed policies and programs that improve public well-being.

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Evidence-Based Policymaking at #2017APPAM

October 4, 2017 11:14 AM

The APPAM Fall Research Conference has long been the place to learn what’s going on in the world of evidence-based research. With the publication of the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking Report last month, we wanted to highlight the conference sessions that will touch on issues raised by this important report.

The theme of the conference this year is Measurement Matters: Better Data for Better Decisions. We understand the utilization of evidence-based research and strategies for policy making is more important than ever.

As you plan your time at the conference by browsing the agenda, be sure to keep an eye out for these sessions. We’ll see you in Chicago for #2017APPAM!

 

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