California Policy Lab at the 2019 APPAM Fall Conference

Catch California Policy Lab’s Staff, Graduate Research Assistants, and Affiliated Experts at these sessions during the 2019 Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management fall research conference.

* = CPL Staff
** = CPL Graduate Research Fellows
*** = CPL Affiliated Expert

Thursday

Panel: Understanding the Roots of the School to Prison Pipeline and What to Do Next
Thursday, November 7, 2019: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Plaza Building: Lobby Level, Director’s Row H (Sheraton Denver Downtown)
Organizer: Benjamin Hansen, University of Oregon
Panel Chair: Steven Raphael, University of California, Berkeley***
Discussants: Johanna Lacoe, California Policy Lab* and Aaron Chalfin, University of Pennsylvania

Panel: Assessing and Building the Evidence Base on Reentry: What’s Known, What’s Needed, and What’s Next?
Thursday, November 7, 2019: 10:15 AM-11:45 AM
Plaza Building: Lobby Level, Director’s Row E (Sheraton Denver Downtown)
Organizer: Hannah Betesh, Abt Associates, Inc.
Panel Chair: Johanna Lacoe, California Policy Lab*
Discussant: Andrew Wiegand, Social Policy Research Associates

Super Session: Machine Learning and Public Policy
Thursday, November 7, 2019: 1:45 PM-3:15 PM
Plaza Building: Concourse Level, Plaza Ballroom A & B (Sheraton Denver Downtown)
Speakers: Sendhil Mullainathan, University of Chicago, Janey Rountree, California Policy Lab at UCLA*, Elizabeth Glazer, Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice, New York City and Candice Jones, Public Welfare Foundation

Panel: The Impact and Causes of School Segregation
Thursday, November 7, 2019: 1:45 PM-3:15 PM
Plaza Building: Concourse Level, Governor’s Square 15 (Sheraton Denver Downtown)

Panel Paper: Educational Consequences of the End of Court-Ordered School Desegregation
Rucker Johnson, University of California, Berkeley***

Panel: Challenges and Opportunities in Increasing Access to Benefits
(Poverty and Income Policy)
Thursday, November 7, 2019: 1:45 PM-3:15 PM
I.M Pei Tower: Terrace Level, Columbine (Sheraton Denver Downtown)

Panel Paper: Take-up of the Earned Income Tax Credit: Evidence from Multiple Field Experiments
Thursday, November 7, 2019
I.M Pei Tower: Terrace Level, Columbine (Sheraton Denver Downtown)
Elizabeth Linos***, Jesse Rothstein* and Matt Unrath**, University of California, Berkeley

Panel: The Intended and Unintended Consequences of Drug and Crime Interventions
Thursday, November 7, 2019: 1:45 PM-3:15 PM
Plaza Building: Lobby Level, Director’s Row E (Sheraton Denver Downtown)
Organizer: Helen Ho, Harvard University
Panel Chair: Ashna Arora, University of Chicago
Discussants: Michael Makowsky, Clemson University and Steven Raphael, University of California, Berkeley***

Poster: Welcome Reception with Poster Session
Thursday, November 7, 2019: 5:00 PM-7:00 PM
Plaza Building: Concourse Level, Plaza Exhibits (Sheraton Denver Downtown)

Fees and Fines: Examining Financial Sanctions in the Juvenile Justice System
Jaclyn E. Chambers1, Jennifer L. Skeem1*** and Karin D. Martin2, (1)University of California, Berkeley, (2)University of Washington

Friday

Panel: Neighborhood Effects on Health Education and Attitudes
(Housing, Community Development, and Urban Policy)
Friday, November 8, 2019: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
I.M Pei Tower: Terrace Level, Columbine (Sheraton Denver Downtown)
Panel Chairs: Michael Lens, University of California, Los Angeles*** and Dionissi Aliprantis, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Discussant: Keren Horn, University of Massachusetts, Boston

Panel: Gun Violence, Solutions, and Unintended Consequences
Friday, November 8, 2019: 10:15 AM-11:45 AM
Plaza Building: Lobby Level, Director’s Row E (Sheraton Denver Downtown)
Organizer: Benjamin Hansen, University of Oregon
Panel Chair: Erdal Tekin, American University
Discussants: Emily Weisburst, University of California, Los Angeles*** and Andrea Velasquez, University of Colorado, Denver

Panel Paper: The Effect of a Targeted Firearm Monitoring Program on State Homicide Rates
Friday, November 8, 2019
Plaza Building: Lobby Level, Director’s Row E (Sheraton Denver Downtown)
Steven Raphael, University of California, Berkeley***

Roundtable: Toward New Measures of Student Poverty: Perspectives from Research, Policy, and Philanthropy
Friday, November 8, 2019: 10:15 AM-11:45 AM
Plaza Building: Concourse Level, Governor’s Square 15 (Sheraton Denver Downtown)
Organizer: Erica Greenberg, Urban Institute
Moderator: Yuri Kim, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Speakers: Amir Francois, Maryland State Department of Education, Patrick Gibson, Connecticut School Finance Project, Krista Ruffini, University of California, Berkeley** and Erica Greenberg, Stanford University

Panel: Homelessness
Friday, November 8, 2019: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
I.M Pei Tower: Terrace Level, Columbine (Sheraton Denver Downtown)

Panel Paper: Employment and Earnings Among the Homeless in Los Angeles County
Till von Wachter, University of California, Los Angeles,* Nefara Riesch, Harvard University and Geoffrey C. Schnorr, University of California, Davis

Panel: Innovations in Value-Added Models for Education
Friday, November 8, 2019: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Plaza Building: Concourse Level, Governor’s Square 14 (Sheraton Denver Downtown)
Organizer: Christopher A. Candelaria, Vanderbilt University
Panel Chair: Jane Best, Education Commission of the States
Discussants: Jesse Rothstein, University of California, Berkeley* and Susanna Loeb, Brown University

Panel: Housing Supply and the Affordability Crisis: New Evidence from Local Policies
(Housing, Community Development, and Urban Policy)
Friday, November 8, 2019: 3:15 PM-4:45 PM
I.M Pei Tower: Terrace Level, Columbine (Sheraton Denver Downtown)
Organizer: Anthony Orlando, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Panel Chair: Nicholas Marantz, University of California, Irvine
Discussants: Evan Mast, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and Jaclene Begley, Fannie Mae

Panel Paper: How Do Cities in California Limit Housing Production? Process Vs. Prohibition in Local Land Use Regulations
Friday, November 8, 2019
I.M Pei Tower: Terrace Level, Columbine (Sheraton Denver Downtown)
Paavo Monkkonen, Michael Lens*** and Michael Manville, University of California, Los Angeles

Saturday

Panel: The Criminal Justice Pipeline
Saturday, November 9, 2019: 10:15 AM-11:45 AM
Plaza Building: Lobby Level, Director’s Row E (Sheraton Denver Downtown)
Panel Chair: David Bjerk, Claremont McKenna College
Discussants: Sarah Tahamont, University of Maryland and Thomas Loughran, Pennsylvania State University

Panel Paper: Do Arrests Deter or Harden Criminals?
Emily Weisburst*** and Felipe Goncalves***, University of California, Los Angeles

Roundtable: Blending Behavioral Science, Economics, and Practice: Government-Researcher Partnerships to Increase Access to Public Benefits
Saturday, November 9, 2019: 3:15 PM-4:45 PM
Organizer: Jacob Binder, J-PAL North America
Moderator: Kimberly Dadisman, J-PAL North America
Speakers: Ashley Carleton, Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance, Susanna Loeb, Brown University, Julie Moreno, California Franchise Tax Board and Aparna Ramesh, California Policy Lab*

Panel: Housing Supply and Affordability in Spatially Segregated Cities
(Housing, Community Development, and Urban Policy)
Saturday, November 9, 2019: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
I.M Pei Tower: Terrace Level, Columbine (Sheraton Denver Downtown)
Organizer: Ann Owens, University of Southern California
Panel Chair: Eva Rosen, Georgetown University
Discussants: Ingrid Gould Ellen, New York University and Britta Fisher, City & County of Denver

Panel Paper: The Neighborhood Context of Eviction in Southern California
Saturday, November 9, 2019
I.M Pei Tower: Terrace Level, Columbine (Sheraton Denver Downtown)
Michael Lens,*** Kyle Nelson, Ashley Gromis and Xavier Kuai, (1)University of California, Los Angeles, (2)Princeton Eviction Lab

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