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Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM) 2022 Fall Research Conference

Thursday, November 17, 2022 – Saturday, November 19, 2022
Washington Hilton, Washington, DC

Abt Global is once again a proud Gold Sponsor of the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management’s (APPAM) 2022 Fall Research Conference. This year’s conference theme, Advancing Policy Research with Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives, reflects our own commitment to connecting disciplines for meaningful and impactful change. Whether we’re studying programs focused on health, labor, disabilities, education, or housing, we look for cross-sector solutions that can make a real impact on the most vulnerable populations.

Connect With Us

Stop by our booth #204/206 and chat with our public policy experts, or join them during one of the following sessions:

*All times are EST

Thursday, November 17, 2022
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. | 1st Floor, Tenleytown West
Student Research - Effects of Targeted Public Housing Programs and Assistance
Discussant: Judy Geyer

10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. | Terrace Level, Columbia 11
Super Session - Engaging Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives to Address and Reduce Adverse Childhood Experiences
Organizer: Katharine Witgert
Moderator: Soledad De Gregorio, Abt Global
Speakers: Cori Sheedy, Abt Global; April Joy Damian, Weitzman Institute; Anne Fletcher, US Department of Housing and Urban Development

10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. | 1st Floor, Tenleytown West
Student Research - The Effect of Public Policy on Unhoused and Housing Insecure Individuals
Discussant: Hannah Acheson-Field

Friday, November 18, 2022
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. | Concourse Level, Lincoln West
Panel Paper - Leveraging Administrative Data to Examine Policy-Relevant Issues Impacting Understudied Students - Differences in Educational Outcomes Among Students Experiencing Homelessness in NYC: Variation by Temporary Housing Type
Presenter: Zachary T. McDermott

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. | Terrace Level, Gunston
Panel Paper - New Evidence on Supports and Services for Youth with Disabilities - New Evidence on in-School Predictors of Post-School Success for Transition-Aged Youth with Autism
Presenter: Hassan Enayati

10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. | Terrace Level, Columbia 11
Super Session - Lessons Learned from SSA Demonstrations in Disability Policy
Organizer: Sarah Prenovitz

10:15 a.m. -11:45 a.m. | Terrace Level, Cardozo
Panel - Unburdening the Public: Alleviating Administrative Burdens for Those Most Affected
Discussant: Correne Saunders

10:15 a.m. -11:45 a.m. | Terrace Level, Columbia 4
Panel Paper - From Safety Net to Socioeconomic Mobility: How Social Welfare Programs Disrupt Intergenerational Poverty - A Cross-Disciplinary Study of the Education Outcomes of NYC Youth in Foster Care
Abt Co-Author: Zachary T. McDermott

1:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. | Concourse Level, Georgetown East
Panel - Understanding the Determinants and Consequences of Disability Insurance
Organizer: Sarah Prenovitz
Panel Paper - Understanding the Determinants and Consequences of Disability Insurance - Effects of the Benefit Offset National Demonstration on Exits from SSDI, and Post-Exit Experiences
Presenter: Sarah Prenovitz

1:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. | 1st Floor, Shaw
Panel Paper - Supporting Successful Workforce Development for Low-Income Individuals: Factors Related to Short and Long-Term Impacts of Sector-Focused Programs - Lessons from the PACE and HPOG 1.0 Evaluations: Synthesis of Six-Year Impact Findings
Presenter: Randall Juras
Abt Co-Authors: Karen N. Gardiner, Laura Peck, and Larry Buron

Saturday, November 19, 2022

8:30 a.m. -10:00 a.m. | Lobby Level, Oak Lawn
Panel: Equity-Related Challenges and Solutions in Career Advancement for Workers without a Four-Year College Degree
Organizer: Karen N. Gardiner 

Panel Paper - What Do We Know about Biases in Hiring Practices in the Low-Wage Labor Market?
Abt Co-Authors: David Kaz, Karen N. Gardiner, Marissa Cuellar, Blake Dohrn, Maureen Sarna, Andrew Clarkwest

Panel Paper - Wage Growth Disparities by Gender and Race/Ethnicity Among Entrants to Mid-Level Occupations in the United States: Findings from the Career Trajectories and Occupational Transitions Study
Presenter: Deena Schwartz
Abt Co-Authors: Andrew Clarkwest, Tresa Kappil, Marissa Hashizume, Karin Martinson

Panel Paper - How Do Women and People of Color Fare in Apprenticeship? - Findings from the American Apprenticeship Initiative Outcomes Study
Presenter: Douglas Walton
Abt Co-Author: Karen N. Gardiner

10:15 a.m. -11:45 a.m. | 1st Floor, Rock Creek
Panel Paper - Employment and Substance Use: Policy and Program Interventions - Integrating Employment Services with Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery: The Experiences of Five Programs
Presenter: Hannah Betesh

10:15 a.m. -11:45 a.m. | Terrace Level, Gunston
Panel Paper - Maternal and Child Well-being in Families with Low Incomes - The Punished Mother: Consequences of Entanglements with Child Protection
Presenter: AshLee Smith

10:15 a.m. -11:45 a.m. | Lobby Level, Northwest
Panel Paper - Doubling up: Helpful or Harmful? New Research on Shared Housing in the U.S. - Estimating and Characterizing Doubled up Homelessness in Los Angeles
Organizer and Presenter: Soledad De Gregorio

1:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. | Concourse Level, Lincoln East
Panel Paper - Race, Inequality, and Segregation: The Effect of Racial Isolation on Teacher Effectiveness and Mobility: Evidence from Pennsylvania
Presenter: Haisheng Yang

1:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. | Lobby Level, Jay
Panel Paper - Innovative Data and Methods for Social Equity and Race - Disability and Employment Among Federal Contractors: Initial Impact of Section 503 Rules
Presenter: Hassan Enayati

1:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. | Terrace Level, Dupont
Panel - Partial Incapacitation as an Alternative to Incarceration
Discussant: Walter Campbell

3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Lobby Leve, Oak Lawn
Panel - Work, Injury and Disability
Discussant: Andrew Clarkwest

3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Lobby Level, Kalorama
Labor Market Dynamics and Worker Experiences
Chair: Laura Peck

Washington Hilton, Washington, DC