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Pathways Leading STEM: The Role of Attending a Sequence of Racially Diverse Schools

Aug 01, 2019 06:50 PM

This session focused on The Benefits of Linking Health, Social and Education Issues in Policy Making directed by Stephanie Moller of the University of North Carolina, Charlotte.

 
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Historical Redlining and Contemporary Federal Place-based Policy

Aug 01, 2019 05:42 PM

This session focused on Housing for the People: Constructing Equitable and Socially-Just Housing Policy.​

 
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How (Many) Journals Work: A Far From Incomplete Guide for Public Policy/Economics Scholars*

Jul 29, 2019 07:30 PM

In our July Leadership Blog series article, APPAM Vice President Christopher "Kitt" Carpenter shares his insight on the process behind getting published in public policy and economic journals. He breaks down the steps to publication and gives valuable advice from his experience in various editorial roles.

 
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Special Debate: Evidence-Based Public Policy in an Era of Rapid Change

Jul 29, 2019 04:12 PM

The Special Debate held during APPAM’s 2019 International Conference presented an opportunity to discuss the ability of empirical evidence to reliably guide public policy in a rapidly changing world versus the value of other reasoned criteria for policy choice such as constituent views or civic values.​

 
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Crafty Solutions for the World’s Most Wicked Problems

Jul 29, 2019 03:36 PM

APPAM's 2019 International Conference in Barcelona Spain kicked off with the opening plenary on 'Climate and the Ecological Crisis' where Dr. Tom Burke discussed crafty solutions for the world’s most wicked problems.

 
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JPAM Closer Look Author Interview: Christian Gregory and Travis Smith on Salience, Food Security, and SNAP Receipt

Jul 23, 2019 06:30 PM

Household food insecurity status in the United States is ascertained by a battery of closed-ended questions. The authors, Christian A. Gregory and Travis A. Smith, posit that the monthly nature of benefit receipt from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) creates experiences of food hardship, which become salient in the context of SNAP receipt, and, in turn, exert influence on the response to food security questions.

 
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Get Involved with the APPAM Policy Council

Have you ever considered being more involved in APPAM? One of the most rewarding ways to serve the Association is through the Policy Council. APPAM is soliciting its members for nominations to the APPAM Policy Council and for the positions of APPAM President-elect, Vice-President, and Secretary. All terms will begin in 2020.

 
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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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Five Minutes with APPAM Student Member Rebecca Miller

"I realized that I loved working in environmental fields as a freshman in college. After graduation, I moved to Washington, D.C., and worked as a Science Policy Fellow for the Science and Technology Policy Institute. In supporting a project on local adaptation planning for the Obama Administration, I realized that the academic literature had only limited information as to why municipalities designed adaptation plans or even how to define a “good” adaptation plan."

 
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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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