Indiana University SPEA Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy University of Pennsylvania AIR American University

Poster: Friday Poster Session

Friday, November 13, 2015: 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Riverfront South/Central (Hyatt Regency Miami)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Who Feels Included in Inclusive Schools?
Menbere Shiferaw1, Leanna Stiefel1, Amy Ellen Schwartz1,2 and Michael Gottfried3, (1)New York University, (2)Syracuse University, (3)University of California, Santa Barbara

Who Gets Bribed? Social Capital and Street-Level Corruption in Latin America
Pablo Sanabria, University de los Andes and Laura Langbein, American University

Investigating the Use of Economic Evidence in Public Sector Decision Making
Rebekah St. Clair1, Ruchir N. Karmali1,2, Aleksandra Torbica3, Rosanna Tarricone3, Elio Borgonovi4 and Kimberly Isett1, (1)Georgia Institute of Technology, (2)University of North Carolina, (3)Bocconi University, (4)Università Bocconi

Seam Bias and Length of Recall Period
Jonathan Eggleston, U.S. Census Bureau

Reconsidering the Crowded Nest: Wealth Accumulation of Young Adults before and after Leaving Parental Home
Tansel Yilmazer, The Ohio State University and HanNa Lim, Retirement Research Center, Samsung Life Insurance

Account Me out: Teachers, Testing and the Quantification of Education
David M Hersh, Rutgers University - New Brunswick

What Can $46 Million Buy? An Evidence-Based Evaluation of Federal Funding
Amy Rachel Williams, Fort Worth Independent School District

Does Class Size Reduction Close the Achievement Gap? Evidence from TIMSS 2011
Wei Li and Spyros Konstantopoulos, Michigan State University

Teacher Victimization: Implications for Teacher Retention
F. Chris Curran1, Samantha L Viano2 and Benjamin Fisher2, (1)University of Maryland, Baltimore County, (2)Vanderbilt University

Issues in the Affordability of Communities in Miami-Dade County
Zhayda Reilly, Florida International University

Social Capital and Health Efficacy in Mixed-Income Development
Sarah Martin-Anderson1, Tawnya Metzler2 and Lindsey Bachman1, (1)University of Missouri, Kansas City, (2)Weigand-Omega Management

Examining the Policy Response to Rising Health Care Costs: The Case of Medical Imaging in the Department of Defense
Robert J. Eger, Naval Postgraduate School, David M. Lewis, GMSS, Operations Support Division, Colorado and J. Heath Westcott, Navy Hospital Oak Harbor

Shifting from Even Start to Career Pathways : Evidenced Based Family Literacy Policy Driving Organizational Change
M. Marie Steinbacher, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania; Pennsylvania Association for Adult Continuing Education/ Public Policy committee member; Pennsylvania Department of Education

The Impact of Tennessee's Teacher Evaluation System on Teacher Transfer and Exit Decisions
Luis Alberto Rodriguez, Matthew Springer and Walker A. Swain, Vanderbilt University

State-Level Determinants of EB-5 Investment
Edward S. Smith, University of Delaware

Governor's Party Affiliation and Public Spending on Education and Health
Louis-Philippe Beland and Sara Oloomi, Louisiana State University

The Effects of Rankings on Undergraduate Admission Statistics
Sam Grubbs, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

The Power of Active Disclosure: The Effect of Self-Certification on the Private Student Loan Market
Xiaoling Lim Ang and Alexei Alexandrov, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

More Than Just a Job? Causal Evidence of Employment's Impact on Health Status for SSDI Beneficiaries with a Severe and Persistent Mental Disorder
Brent J. Gibbons1, Mustafa Karakus2 and David Salkever1, (1)University of Maryland, Baltimore County, (2)Westat

Does Financial Slack Reduce Municipal Short-Term Borrowing?
Min Su and W. Hildreth, Georgia State University

Financing College Education: 529 Plan Savings Versus Student Debt
Kevin Moore1, Irina Stefanescu2, Simona Hannon2,3 and Maximilian Schmeiser1, (1)Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, (2)Federal Reserve Board, (3)Tilburg University

Exploring How School Directors Value, Use and Understand Simce Results in Chile's Metropolitan Region
Jorge Manzi1, Gabriel Gutierrez2, Francisca Bogolasky3, Paulo Volante1 and Valeska Grau1, (1)Universidad Católica de Chile, (2)University College London, (3)University of Texas, Austin

The Monthly Food Stamp Cycle: How Does SNAP Policy Design Affect Food Insecurity?
Anika Schenck-Fontaine and Anna Gassman-Pines, Duke University

Assessing the Policy, Management, and Technology Challenges of Releasing Open Health Data in New York State
Erika G. Martin, University at Albany and Grace Begany, University at Albany - SUNY

Who Benefits from Occupational Certification?
Kyle W. Albert, Cornell University

Mechanisms of Representative Bureaucracy
Gretha K Burchard, Florida International University

Evaluating Performance of Public Universities in the US: A Multidimensional Approach
Nikos Zirogiannis, Indiana University, Bloomington, Thomas M. Rabovsky, Indiana University and Yorghos Tripodis, Boston University

Childcare Subsidies and Grandparent Outcomes
Yulya Truskinovsky, Duke University

Redefining Fairness in High School Equivalency Tests: The Case of Incarcerated Youth
Kri Burkander, Sultan Turkan, Rene Lawless and Amy Riker, Educational Testing Service

Continuous Quality Improvement in Public Child Welfare: Evaluation Findings from a National Capacity Building Intervention
Tori Russell1, Jerry Milner2, Will Hornsby2 and Jaslean LaTaillade1, (1)JBS International, Inc., (2)Center for the Support of Families

Dual Language Education and Student Achievement
Andrew Bibler, Michigan State University

Do Principals Improve School Performance?
Norman R. Siekman, University of Minnesota

Explaining the Impact of Cash Transfers on Child Schooling Outcomes: The Role of Parental Mediation in Malawi
Kelly Kilburn, Sudhanshu Handa and Gustavo Angeles, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Balancing Inequities: Does Public Health Insurance Improve Education Outcomes?
Anuj Gangopadhyaya, University of Illinois, Chicago

Multi-Year Analysis of Evidence-Based Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program Outcomes in Missouri
Tori Rockwell, Colleen Heflin, Jake Cronin and Ashley Price, University of Missouri

An Evaluation of Demographic Matching of Criminal History Records in New York State
Sarah Tahamont, University at Albany - SUNY, Shi Yan, Arizona State University, Srivatsa Kothapally, New York State Office of Information Technology Services and Leslie Kellam, New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services

Reconsidering Food Deserts: Supermarket Shopping and the Food Retail Environment
Gabriel Schwartz1, Todd Grindal2, Parke Wilde3, Jacob Alex Klerman2 and Susan Bartlett1, (1)Abt Associates, Inc., (2)Abt Associates, (3)Tufts University

Topic Modeling for E-petition Analysis
Loni Hagen1, Teresa M. Harrison2 and Özlem Uzuner1, (1)College of Computing and Information, University at Albany, State University of New York, (2)University at Albany - SUNY

Defining Core Functions and Developing Fidelity Measures for Child Welfare Interventions
Emily Fisher, JBS International, Inc. and Roseana Bess, JBS International

Building Evidence in Child Welfare through Implementing Innovations in Applied Settings
Elizabeth Black1, Will Aldridge2, Will Hornsby1 and Clay Finck3, (1)Center for the Support of Families, (2)National Implementation Research Network, (3)JBS International, Inc.

Does the Minimum Legal Drinking and Smoking Age Laws Save Babies?
Jungtaek Lee, University at Albany - SUNY

Experiments in Schools: Methodological Considerations for Conducting Random Assignment in Educational Settings
Ann-Marie Faria, Nicholas Sorensen, Jessica Heppen, Mindee O'Cummings, Suzanne Stachel, Ryan Eisner, Dionisio Garcia-Piriz and Lily Heine, American Institutes for Research

Child Saving Accounts: A Cross-National Comparison of Polices in Canada and the United States
Leah M. Gjertson1, Nilton Porto2, David W. Rothwell3 and Katrina Cherney3, (1)University of Wisconsin - Madison, (2)University of Rhode Island, (3)McGill University

Developing a Temporal Typology of Homelessness Among Veterans: An Optimal Matching Analysis
Thomas Byrne, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; Boston University

Participatory Modeling of the Phoenix Heat Relief Network Cooling Centers
Joshua Uebelherr, David Hondula and Erik Johnston, Arizona State University

Comparing Maternal Health of Undocumented Women with and without Access to Medicaid in Nebraska, 2007-2011
Danielle Atkins1, Cristina S. Barroso1, Amy Potthoff Anderson2, J. Thomas Meadows1 and Lisa C. Lindley1, (1)University of Tennessee, (2)Optum

An Exploration of Public Willingness to Pay to Reduce White Collar Crime: Evidence from a National Survey
Thomas A. Loughran1, Mark A. Cohen2 and Sally S. Simpson1, (1)University of Maryland, (2)Vanderbilt University

Meeting Veterans' Employment Needs: Services Available through the Public Workforce System
Mark Strayer, Linda Rosenberg, Stephanie Boraas and Grace Roemer, Mathematica Policy Research

Associations between Trans Fat Bans in New York and Hospital Admission for Cardiovascular Events
Eric Brandt, Rebecca Myerson, Sydeaka Watson and Tamar Polonsky, University of Chicago

Sampling the Extreme Poor: Notes from a Systematic and Venue-Based Study
Elizabeth Talbert, Kathryn Edin, Andrew Cherlin and Robert Francis, Johns Hopkins University

Calorie Changes in the Menus of the Top 200 U.S. Chain Restaurants from 2010 to 2014
Cameron Wright1, Roland Sturm1, Helen Wu2 and Sarah Niederman3, (1)RAND Corporation, (2)University of California, Davis, (3)New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene

A Cash Transfer Program for Older Persons in Yucatan, Mexico: Effects on Food Consumption and Nutrition
Nelly J Mejia Gonzalez, Pardee RAND Graduate School and Emma Aguila, University of Southern California

Understanding Neighborhood Context in Child Care Quality and Children's School Readiness
Ying-Chun Lin1, Young Sun Joo1 and Katherine Magnuson2, (1)University of Wisconsin - Madison, (2)University of Wisconsin – Madison

Driving Decision-Making with Longitudinal Data: New Jersey's Workforce Development Dashboard
William Mabe, The Heldrich Center for Workforce Development and Tiffany Smith, NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development

Learning in Environmental Governance: A Meta-Analysis of the Research from 2004-2014
Sharon L. Smolinski, University of Colorado - Denver, Tanya Heikkila, University of Colorado, Andrea K. Gerlak, University of Arizona, Dave Huitema, VU University Amsterdam and Derek R. Armitage, University of Waterloo

Capturing Meaning and Impact in Real Time: Mixed-Methods and Supervised Machine Learning in Big Data Policy Analysis
Amy Castro Baker, University of Pennsylvania and Maria Y. Rodriguez, University of Washington

The Impact of Immigrant Inflows on Public Education Spending and School Quality
Qinping Feng, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

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