Saturday, November 10, 2018

A Fair and Accurate Census is at Risk - #2018APPAM Super Session

Dr. William O’Hare warmly welcomed the crowd and panelist and quickly dove into the importance of the 2020 Census. He described the 4p’s of the United States Congress in relation to importance of the census. Dr. O’Hare went on to stress the importance of not undercounting demographic groups such as young children 0-4 years old, which happened in 2010. Imagine planning a pre-school for 15 young children when you must cater to 45; this is a recipe for failure to our future generations

Kenneth Couch, JPAM Editor-in-Chief

Professor Kenneth Couch Takes Editor Reins at JPAM

July 1, 2014 01:00 PM

Today APPAM welcomes Kenneth Couch, Professor at the University of Connecticut, as the new Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management (JPAM). Starting July 1, the University of Connecticut is the JPAM's new institution of record for the next five years. JPAM is the leading journal in the field of public policy and public management.

Couch received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Wisconsin. His research interests include a wide ranging set of topics dealing with disadvantaged groups in society and the labor market and public policies designed to assist them. Couch has written extensively about the experiences of workers who experience layoffs, groups who are historically discriminated against in the labor market, and evaluated the effects of many different public programs, such as workfare and Social Security. Couch previously served as an Associate Editor of JPAM under the previous Editor-in-Chief, Maureen Pirog.

Other changes to JPAM taking place today are:

  • Maureen Pirog, Indiana University, replacing Eugene McGregor as Book Review Editor
  • Jason Fletcher, University of Wisconsin-Madison, replacing Christopher Carpenter as managing editor
  • Robert Bifulco, Syracuse University, replacing Tom Dee as a co-editor
  • Burt S. Barnow replacing Rebecca Maynard as section editor of Methods for Policy Analysis
  • Elizabeth Grady, University of Southern California, joins as co-editor
  • Richard V. Burkhauser, Cornell University, replacing Kenneth Couch as section editor for Point/Counterpoint
  • Christian Zimmermann, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, joins as co-editor
  • Jill Placzek, University of Connecticut, is replacing Bobby Joan Farner as editorial assistant

JPAM was founded by APPAM in 1981 through the merger of two journals: Policy Analysis and Public Policy. The Journal has been published quarterly by Wiley-Blackwell since its inception. This peer-reviewed research journal disseminates the highest quality multidisciplinary research in public policy and management, building a professional community of scholars and practitioners devoted to more effective policy analysis and management. JPAM welcomes unsolicited manuscripts from all sources.


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