7/16/2012 - Center Researchers To Speak at 2012 APPAM Fall Research Conference

Several researchers from the Ray Marshall Center will be speaking on panels and participating in the annual Fall Research Conference of the Association of Public Policy Analysis and Management in Baltimore, Maryland on November 8 - 10. This year's theme is "Policy Analysis and Public Management in an Age of Scarcity: The Challenges of Assessing Effectiveness and Efficiency." Panel sessions with the Center's researchers will cover a range of topics including education, child policy, workforce development, and methods of research and evaluation. Details for each panel session are listed below.


10:15 - 11:45 AM

Session 2013: Central Texas Students Futures Project: Lessons From a Practitioner-Researcher Partnership
Location: Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore Hotel, Room: Hanover B
Participants: Deanna Schexnayder, Ray Marshall Center; Greg Cumpton, Ray Marshall Center; Christopher T. King, Ray Marshall Center; Drew Scheberle, Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce; Kristin Boyer, TG; Camille Clay, Leander ISD

Session 3286: Measuring Returns On Investments in Human Capital: A Panel Discussion on Recent Research
Location: Sheraton Baltimore City Center Hotel, Room: McKeldon
ROI Estimation for Workforce Development Programs
Authors: Kevin Hollenbeck, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research; Christopher T. King, Ray Marshall Center

Developing ROI Estimates for the Public-Sector Vocational Rehabilitation Program
Authors: David Dean, University of Richmond; John Pepper, University of Virginia; Robert Schmidt, University of Richmond; Steven Stern, University of Virginia

Exploratory Return On Investment Analysis of Local Workforce Investments
Authors: Tara Smith and Christopher King, Ray Marshall Center

Increasing College Attainment In the United States: Variation In Returns to States and Their Residents 
Authors: Patrick Kelly and Matt Crellin, National Center for Higher Education Management Systems; Heath Prince, Ray Marshall Center


9:45 - 11:15 AM

Session 2043: State Advisory Councils On Early Childhood Education and Care: The Vision and the Reality
Location: Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore Hotel, Room: Hanover B
Participants: Albert Wat, National Governors Association; Deanner Schexnayder, Ray Marshall Center;  Linda K. Smith, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Bobby Weber, Oregon State University; Lee Kreader, NCCP/Columbia University

1:00 - 2:30 PM
Session 1831: Reimagining America's Skills Investment
Location: Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore Hotel, Room: Salon E
Participants: Larry A Good, Corporation for a Skilled Workforce; Christopher T. King, Ray Marshall Center; Carl Van Horn, John J. Heldrich Center/Rutgers University


12:00 - 1:30 PM
Poster Session 3733: Predicted Individual and Cumulative Effects of College Preparation Activities on College Enrollment in Central Texas
Location: Sheraton Baltimore City Center Hotel, Room: Liberty A & B
Author: Greg Cumpton, Ray Marshall Center  


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