Friday, September 14, 2018

Watch the Member Forum On Demand: 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 focused 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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Join Colleagues in Mexico City for the APPAM International Conference

May 02, 2018 06:07 PM

This conference on Public Policy for Sustainable Metropolitan Development will host nearly 60 sessions and three plenaries built around the seven primary policy areas. Attendees will also enjoy two receptions and generous lunch schedules for optimal networking opportunities. Participate with researchers from around the world as they share unique perspectives on sustainability and development.

 
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Read About the Opioid Forum with APPAM and Duke Policy Bridge

Apr 24, 2018 01:47 PM

Opioid misuse is a major epidemic across the nation. Local and state officials bear the burden of responses to the epidemic and need assistance coordinating research and resources. This Institutional Forum, held at Duke University's Penn Pavilion, seeks to connect the worlds of research and policy across this escalating public health epidemic.

 
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Paying for Happiness: Experimental Results from a Large Cash Transfer Program in Malawi | JPAM Featured Article

Apr 23, 2018 07:02 PM

Cash transfer policies have become an immensely popular social protection strategy across low and middle-income countries over the last couple of decades with recent adoption particularly high in sub-Saharan Africa. This article examines the causal effect of national cash transfer program in Malawi on the subjective well-being of household caregivers. Results reveal that the income from the program can have a profound impact on caregiver subjective well-being.

 
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DACA: Policy, Community, and Global Implications

Apr 23, 2018 03:59 PM

Join us for a new webinar on Thursday, May 10th. What are the effects of DACA instability on communities? What does the legal fight mean for immigration? APPAM experts will answer these questions, as well as how to inform policymakers.

 
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April 2018 Student Member Update

Apr 17, 2018 05:00 PM

Sustainable Development in Mexico City, 2018 Awards, and APPAM/Duke Opioid Forum.

 
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April 2018 Institutional Representative Update

Apr 17, 2018 05:00 PM

Sustainable Development in Mexico City, Representatives Spring Meeting, and APPAM/Duke Opioid Forum.​

 
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April 2018 Professional Member Update

Apr 17, 2018 05:00 PM

Sustainable Development in Mexico City, 2018 Awards, and APPAM/Duke Opioid Forum.

 
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Nominate Your Colleague for the 40 for 40 Fellowship at #2018APPAM

Apr 17, 2018 02:30 PM

Do you have a young colleague doing outstanding work as a newer professional? APPAM has established the 40 for 40 Fellowship to build on recent efforts to provide more support, resources, and opportunities for younger professionals. This 2018 program will provide funding for 40 outstanding young research professionals to attend the 40th Annual Fall Research Conference.

 
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We cover a lot of important policy topics at APPAM—this one on the opioid crisis is particularly meaningful | APPAM Leadership Blog Series

I know a lot about opioids. More than your average joe, anyway. As an idealistic college grad in the late 1990’s, I was positive that social work was the path for me. I wanted to get some direct service experience, then go into an Masters of Social Work program and go about my merry way, trying to make a difference in the world. We cover a lot of important policy research and issues at APPAM—but this one is particularly meaningful.

 
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Using Social Media to Promote Your Research at the DC Regional Student Conference

The lunch workshop introduced graduate scholars to social media’s role in promoting their academic research, and to demonstrate networking and career development opportunities online. Panelists explored general tips on how to overcome fears of having a social media presence, as well as the skills and strategies needed to extrapolate scholarly research for networking and professional opportunities.

 
 
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