2016 APPAM Fall Research Conference

The Role of Research in Making Government More Effective
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 12:00am to Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 12:00am


Washington, DC

Come and see us discuss/participate/present at The 2016 Fall APPAM Research Conference on November 3-5, 2016 at Washington Hilton, Washington, DC

Thursday November 3, 2016

Panel Paper: Resource- and Approach-Driven Multi-Dimensional Change: Three-Year Effects of School Improvement Grants
Min Sun, University of Washington, Emily K. Penner, University of California, Irvine, and Susanna Loeb, Stanford University

Panel Paper: Tenure Reform in New York City: Do More Rigorous Standards Improve Teacher Effectiveness?
Aliza Husain, University of Virginia, Susanna Loeb, Stanford University, Luke C. Miller, University of Virginia, and James Wyckoff, University of Virginia

Panel Paper: Using the MSMM-IV Model to Estimate Mediator Effects When the Exclusion Restriction Is Invalid
Sean F. Reardon, Fatih Unlu, Abt Associates, Howard Bloom, MDRC, Pei Zhu, MDRC, and Jane Furey, Abt Associates

Panel Paper: The Impact of NCLB Waiver Focus School Reforms on Achievement Gaps: Evidence from Kentucky
Sade Bonilla and Thomas Dee, Stanford University

Friday, November 4, 2016

Panel: The Impact of Differential Pay Incentives on Educator and Student Outcomes.
Discussants: Thomas Dee, Stanford University

Panel Paper: The Role of Private Schooling in Contributing to the Increase in Inequality of Educational Outcomes Between Children from Low- and High-Income Families
Richard Murnane, Harvard University and Sean F. Reardon, Stanford University

Panel Paper: Community College Students' Use of Labor Market Information in Determining Course of Study
Rachel Baker, University of California, Irvine, Eric Bettinger, Stanford University, Brian Jacob, University of Michigan and Ioana Marinescu, University of Chicago

Panel Paper: College Advising at a National Scale: Experimental Evidence from the Collegepoint Initiative
Benjamin L. Castleman, University of Virginia, Eric Bettinger, Stanford University, and Zach Sullivan, University of Virginia

Panel Paper: Can Accountability Measures Increase the Quality of Early Childhood Education? Evidence from North Carolina
Daphna Bassok, University of Virginia, Thomas Dee, Stanford University, and Scott Latham, Stanford University

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Panel Paper: Online Course-Taking and Student Performance in High Schools
Cassandra Hart, University of California, Davis, Brian Jacob, University of Michigan, Susanna Loeb, Stanford University, Daniel Berger, University of Michigan, and Demetra Kalogrides, Stanford University

Panel Paper: Revising the Letter: Effects of Revising the Notification Letter for Students Placed on Academic Probation at a Selective Private University
Shannon Brady, Stanford University, Omid Fotuhi, Stanford University, Eric Gomez, University of Washington, Geoffrey Cohen, Stanford University, and Gregory Walton, Stanford University

Panel Paper: Insights into Gender Disparities in Achievement, Attitudes Toward STEM Fields and Ultimate STEM Pursuit
Sean F. Reardon, Stanford University, Erin Fahle, Stanford University, Demetra Kalogrides, Stanford University, Anne Podolsky, Learning Policy Institute, and Rosalia Zarate, Stanford University