Thursday, June 20, 2019

Dependent Care Grants for #2019APPAM

APPAM is pleased to annouce that it will be offering registered attendees the opportunity to apply for dependent care grants. Grants, of up $400, are available for attendees of the APPAM Fall Research Conference who have child or dependent care obligations.

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Video: APPAM/Westat Forum - Bringing Rigor and Intentionality to Mixed Methods Evaluations

Jul 03, 2019 01:38 PM

A day-long forum sponsored by Westat and APPAM will focus researchers on sharpening and expanding the mixed method paradigm to respond to these concerns and t enable impact evaluations to make larger contributions to policy learning. Major themes include the roles of mixed methods evaluation in explaining/understanding impact findings from randomized control trials and in strengthening quasi-experimental analytic methods to ward off selection bias.

 
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JPAM Closer Look Author Interview: Yael Elster, Asaf Zussman and Noam Zussman on Effective Counter-Terrorism

Jun 13, 2019 07:00 PM

JPAM interviews Dr. Yael Elster, Dr. Asaf Zussman and Dr. Noam Zussman, authors of the article Effective Counter-Terrorism: Rockets, Iron Dome, and the Israeli Housing Market, in this fifth installment of our JPAM authors profile series JPAM Closer Look.

 
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JPAM Closer Look Author Interview: Philip Oreopoulos and Reuben Ford on Keeping College Options Open

Jun 06, 2019 07:00 PM

JPAM interviews Dr. Philip Oreopoulos and Dr. Reuben Ford, authors of the article Keeping College Options Open: A Field Experiment to Help All High School Seniors through the College Application Process, in this fourth installment of our JPAM authors profile series JPAM Closer Look.

 
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#APPAMWestat Speaker Interview: Demetra Nightingale

Jun 04, 2019 01:14 PM

Preceded by Stephen Bell and Virginia Knox, Urban Institute fellow Demetra Nightingale is the third and final #APPAMWestat presenter to preview her forum talk through an interview with APPAM Communications Manager Ramon Robinson. To experience her presentation, join us at the June 5th Institutional Member Forum, which will be presented at Heart House (2400 N St NW in Washington, DC's Dupont Circle neighborhood). Onsite registration opens Wednesday morning, June 5th at Heart House.

 
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#APPAMWestat Speaker Interview: Virginia Knox

May 30, 2019 01:14 PM

APPAM Communications Manager Ramon Robinson interviewed Virginia Knox, Vice President at MDRC, on the role of mixed methods research in evaluating social programs and her vision for the methodology. Knox, like her colleague Stephen Bell before her, previewed her talk well with her answers. To experience her presentation, join us at the June 5th Institutional Member Forum, which will be presented at Heart House (2400 N St NW in Washington, DC's Dupont Circle neighborhood).

 
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#APPAMWestat Speaker Interview: Stephen Bell

May 22, 2019 01:14 PM

APPAM Communications Manager Ramon Robinson interviewed Stephen Bell, Head of Evaluation Research at Westat, on where he and the research community at large stand on the matter of qualitative vs. quantitative research. Bell gives us much to consider in anticipation of his talk at the June 5th Institutional Member Forum, which will be presented at Heart House (2400 N St NW in Washington, DC's DuPont Circle neighborhood).

 
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2019 Spring Conference - Dinner Plenary Recap

May 17, 2019 03:23 PM

The 2019 APPAM Spring Conference opened on Tuesday evening with a plenary that explored the academic and career experiences of four public policy and public affairs graduate program alumni. The session took a Q&A approach to identify the key benefits of these graduate programs as well as a few things that they may be lacking.

 
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2019 Spring Conference - Knowing Enough to Be Dangerous

May 15, 2019 07:37 PM

Wednesday morning of our triennial Spring Conference opened with a plenary addressing one of the most critical questions for graduate students and employers alike: what can graduate programs (and their students) do to build the skills needed for policy jobs? This question was addressed with a multitude of data- and experience-based insights by panelists from academia, government and the private sector.

 
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JPAM Closer Look Author Interview: Anca Grecu, Dhaval Dave and Henry Saffer on Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs

May 02, 2019 10:25 PM

Michelle Slattery of JPAM interviews Dr. Anca M. Grecu, Dr. Dhaval M. Dave and Dr. Henry Saffer, authors of the article Mandatory Access Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs and Prescription Drug Abuse, in this second installment of our new JPAM authors profile series JPAM Closer Look. The authors' study reports robust evidence that mandatory access provisions have significantly reduced Rx drug abuse.

 
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APPAM Student Member Update - April 2019

Student Member news and opportunities for April 2019.

 
 
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