Friday, September 7, 2018

Are There Hidden Costs Associated with Conducting Layoffs? The Impact of Reduction-in-Force and Layoff Notices on Teacher Effectiveness | JPAM Featured Article

The Great Recession of 2008 led to widespread layoffs in both the public and private sectors. While there is a literature of empirical work that shows the direct costs of such employment reductions, there is little work that examines the less obvious consequences associated with layoffs and the process through which layoffs occur. The authors show that the negative impacts of the layoff process on teacher productivity are driven by the process’ effects on teachers’ job commitment.

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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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Award and Fellowship Nominations Open for the 2018 Fall Research Conference

Nominations for the 2018 awards and fellowships are now open. All recipients will be honored at the 2018 Fall Research Conference. The Equity and Inclusion Fellowship application closes May 25th. Nominations for all the 2018 awards close July 9th. The 40 for 40 Fellowship application closes August 15th.​

 
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Explore Sustainable Development at the APPAM International Conference

Apr 04, 2018 02:26 PM

Please join us for the 2018 APPAM International Conference in Mexico City on July 19 - 20! The 2018 theme, Public Policy for Sustainable Metropolitan Development, will encompass a great number of topics embodied in the 17 Sustainable Development Goals developed by the United Nations. These include Poverty, Quality Education, Clean Water and Sanitation, Affordable and Clean Energy, Sustainable Cities and Communities, and Climate Action.

 
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Register for the Member Forum: State and Research University Partnerships in the Opioid Crisis

Apr 03, 2018 06:48 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, and will be a valuable opportunity for academics, researchers, and policy officials to exchange best practices for research and policy support.

 
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Host the 2018 Public Policy Camp: RFP Process is Open

Public Policy Camp is an initiative to introduce the field of public policy to a group of students who might not otherwise be familiar with it, as well as increase the pipeline of diverse students into APPAM institutional member graduate public policy and public affairs schools. APPAM is requesting proposals from institutional members to host the 2018 event.

 
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March 2018 Student Member Update

Mar 16, 2018 05:00 PM

DC Regional Student Conference, Fall Research Conference Submissions, JPAM Podcast.

 
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March 2018 Institutional Representative Update

Mar 16, 2018 05:00 PM

Celebrating 40 years with the 40 for 40 Fellowship, Institutional Reps Spring Meeting, Fall Research Conference Sponsorships.

 
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March 2018 Professional Member Update

Mar 16, 2018 05:00 PM

Celebrating 40 years with the 40 for 40 Fellowship, Fall Research Conference Submissions, JPAM Podcast.​

 
 
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