Institute staff participate in APPAM Fall Research Conference

Several Institute researchers participated in the program at the APPAM Fall Research Conference, held November 6–8 in Albuquerque, NM.

  • Kevin Hollenbeck served as a discussant for two sessions: "Can High Schools Impart Job Market Skills? Vocational and Career Education in American High Schools: New Research on the New Voc-Tech" and "Low-Skilled Workers: Employment Experiences and Attempts at Workforce Integration."
  • In the session "Unemployment Insurance: Needed Policy Changes and Existing Policy Constraints," senior economist Stephen Woodbury presented a paper coauthored with Kenneth Kline titled "Reforming the Unemployment Insurance Payroll Tax: How Would Major Changes Alter Funding Adequacy and Cross-Subsidies?"
  • Marta Lachowska presented three papers, "Longer-Term Effects of the Kalamazoo Promise Scholarship: Post-Secondary Educational Outcomes" (coauthored with Brad Hershbein and Timothy Bartik) in the session "Promise Scholarship Programs: Evidence from Recent Evaluations:" "Longer-Term Effects of the Kalamazoo Promise Scholarship: College Enrollment, Persistence, and Completion" (coauthored with Timothy Bartik and Brad Hershbein) in the session "College Choice and Completion: New Institutional and Financial Settings:" and "The Effect of Public Pension Wealth on Saving and Expenditure: Evidence from Poland's 1999 Pension Reform" in the session "Pensions and Social Security."
  • Marcus Dillender served as a discussant in the session titled "ACA and Young Adults."

Date: November 11, 2014