Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Does Paid Family Leave Reduce Nursing Home Use? The California Experience | JPAM Featured Article

Paid family leave (PFL) is intended to make it financially easier for eligible workers to take time off to care for young children or seriously ill family members. Concurrently, the receipt of informal care from family members has been shown to lower the probability of institutionalization among elderly Americans. This raises an important question: Do PFL policies influence nursing home use among older adults?

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How Does the Form and Structure of Collaborative Management Relate to Environmental Outcomes?

June 16, 2014 09:00 AM

Tyler Scott, University of Washington, presented his paper How does the form and structure of collaborative management relate to environmental outcomes? at the 2013 Fall Research Conference. In it, Scott seeks to address the question of whether collaborative governance improves environmental outcomes. Scott found that while collaborative groups are strongly associated with environmental improvements in a watershed, it is not necessarily clear what accounts for the predicted impact.

The central takeaway is that policy scholars and practitioners need to think more deeply about why we believe that collaborative groups are an effective vehicle for service delivery and how such delivery can be improved.

Read the full paper from APPAM's Online Paper Collection.

 

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