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As part of an ongoing effort to showcase JPAM authors' work to the APPAM membership and the public policy world at large, APPAM invites authors from each issue to do an interview about their research to further promote the quality work in the highly-ranked research journal.

Browse all of the author interviews here.

 


 

Spring 2018 (JPAM Volume 37, Issue 2)

The Effects of Federal Adoption Incentive Awards for Older Children on Adoptions from U.S. Foster Care

Author:
Maggie Brehm, Oberlin College and Conservatory


METHODS: The Internal and External Validity of the Regression Discontinuity Design: A Meta-Analysis of 15 Within-Study-Comparisons

Authors:
Duncan Chaplin, Jelena Zurovac, Jared S. Coopersmith, Mariel M. Finucane, Lauren N. Vollmer, Mathamtatica Policy Research, Thomas Cook, Northwestern University's Institute for Policy Research, and Rebecca Morris, George Washington University

 


 

Winter 2018 (JPAM Volume 37, Issue 1)

Does Paid Family Leave Reduce Nursing Home Use? The California Experience

Authors:
Kanika Arora, Department of Health Management and Policy at the University of Iowa; Douglas Wolf, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University


Breaking Habits: The Effect of the French Vending Machine Ban on School Snacking and Sugar Intakes

Authors:
Sara Capacci, University of Bologna; Mario Mazzocchi, University of Bologna; Bhavani Shankar, SOAS (South Asia Institute) in London


The Impact of Incentives to Recruit and Retain Teachers in “Hard-to-Staff” Subjects

Authors:
Li Feng, Department of Finance and Economics at Texas State University;Tim Sass, Andew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University


Can Financial Aid Help to Address the Growing Need for STEM Education?

Authors:
Zachary Mabel, Harvard Graduate School of Education; Benjamin L. Castleman, University of Virginia; Bridget Terry Long, Harvard Graduate School of Education

 


 

Fall 2017 (JPAM Volume 36, Issue 4)

Do Higher Minimum Wages Benefit Health? Evidence from the UK

Authors:
Otto Lenhart, Ph.D.


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

Authors:
Jesse Rothstein, PhD, University of California, Berkeley; and Robert G. Valletta, PhD, Economic Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (FRBSF)

 


 

Summer 2017 (JPAM Volume 36, Issue 3)

Presidential Prescriptions for State Policy: Obama's Race to the Top Initiative

Authors:
William Howell, Ph.D., and Asya Magazinnik


The Impact of Prenatal Exposure to Power Plant Emissions on Birth Weight: Evidence from a Pennsylvania Power Plant Located Upwind of New Jersey

Authors:
Muzhe Yang, Ph.D.; Rhea A. Bhatta, Ph.D.; Shin-Yi Chou, Ph.D.; and Cheng-I Hsieh, Ph.D.


U.S. Child Safety Seat Laws: Are they Effective, and Who Complies?

Authors:
Lauren Jones, Ph.D. and Nicholas Ziebarth, Ph.D.


Comparing Inference Approaches for RD Designs: A Reexamination of the Effect of Head Start on Child Mortality

Authors:
Matias D. Cattaneo, Ph.D.; Rocío Titiunik, Ph.D.; Gonzalo Vazquez-Bare


Using Preferred Applicant Random Assignment (PARA) to Reduce Randomization Bias in Randomized Trials of Discretionary Programs

Authors:
Robert Olsen, PhD, Stephen Bell, PhD, and Austin Nichols, PhD


Point/Counterpoint Article: Stop & Frisk

Author:
Jeffrey Fagan, Ph.D.


Point/Counterpoint Article: Stop & Frisk

Author:
Greg Ridgeway, Ph.D.


 

 
 
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