Thursday, August 2, 2018

APPAM is the Natural Place to Encourage New Scholars in our Field | APPAM Leadership Blog Series

I can still remember my first APPAM presentation in 1993 like it was yesterday. It was at 8 am on a Friday and all six of the panel members were from the West Coast, so we were bleary-eyed and tired. On my panel was a former university system provost, two leading scholars on higher ed governance, the President and CEO of the leading national nonprofit, a senior economist from a renowned think tank, and me—a graduate student at the RAND Graduate School. What an amazing opportunity!

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Leaning On and Learning From Our Sister Associations | APPAM Leadership Blog Series

May 14, 2018 07:42 PM

As an applied microeconomist who studies the causes and consequences of a range of public policies, I have always felt like APPAM is my primary intellectual home. Part of this fondness goes back to my first experiences at the Fall Research Conferences in the early 2000's. A core group of scholars studying policy issues related to sexual minorities would organize a research session each year. Relative to those first few years of mostly empty rooms, we have come a long way.

 
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Watch the DACA Webinar on Policy, Community, and Global Implications

May 10, 2018 07:35 PM

What are the effects of the current DACA instability on families? Communities? What does the legal fight mean for immigration globally? What are the politics of the issue? What does the research say? APPAM experts answer these questions, as well as address the issue of how to inform policymakers grappling with the effects of the policy within their own communities.

 
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Duke/APPAM Opioid Forum Focused on Effective Partnerships and Data

May 07, 2018 01:42 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. The Institutional Member Forum, held on on May 1, 2018, and hosted by Duke Policy Bridge at the Sanford School of Public Policy and APPAM, connected the worlds of research and policy across this escalating public health epidemic.

 
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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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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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