Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Evidence-Based Policymaking at #2017APPAM

The APPAM Fall Conference has long been the place to learn what’s going on in the world of evidence-based research. With the publication of the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking Report last month, we wanted to highlight the conference sessions that will touch on issues raised by this important report.


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Concurrent Symposium: The Report on the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking

Started under the Obama presidency with and gaining bi-partisan support, the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking was tasked with developing rules, regulations, and processes for gathering and distributing data. Its main goal, as stated by commission member Katherine Abraham, was to make "more and better" evidence that would allow the federal government to make better decisions, with the hope for a future in which "rigorous evidence is used in future decisions."


Concurrent Symposium: The Vital Role of Government Statistics

At this evening’s symposium, moderated by David Johnson from the University of Michigan, five panel members discussed the importance of government data related to decision-making and future policies


#2017APPAM Daily: Wednesday

#2017APPAM Day One Highlights


2017 Pre-Conference Workshop

The 2017 pre-conference workshop provided researchers an intensive, interactive program for building partnerships between scholars, civic intermediaries and policymakers. Avi Green and Hannah Reuter from the Scholars Strategy Network led six modules focused on legislator perspectives, establishing relationship networks and the various roles of scholars in policymaking.


APPAM Honors Three Award Recipients for Their Transformative Work in Affordable Education, Housing Discrimination and Environmental Policy

Sep 22, 2017 06:11 PM

APPAM has selected Susan Dynarski, University of Michigan, John M. Yinger, Syracuse University, and Mallory Flowers, Georgia Institute of Technology, as the recipients of three prestigious public policy awards. Recipients will accept the Spencer Foundation Award, the Steven D. Gold Award and the PhD Dissertation Award on Friday, November 3, at the 2107 APPAM Fall Research Conference in Chicago.


2017 Equity & Inclusion Fellowship Recipients Announced

2017 Equity & Inclusion Fellowship Recipients Announced


JPAM Featured Article: Scraping By: Income and Program Participation After the Loss of Extended Unemployment Benefits

Aug 17, 2017 07:17 PM

As part of our ongoing effort to promote JPAM authors to the APPAM membership and the public policy world at large, we are asking JPAM authors to answer a few questions to promote their research article on the APPAM website.


Video: APPAM Student Session: "Stopping Cyber Threats: Security & Deterrence in Cyberspace"

Missed the event? No problem! View a recording of the event here.


International Conference Coverage: Friday Plenary

Coverage from the 2017 International Conference in Brussels, July 13-14

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