University of Wisconsin–Madison

IRP UW Researchers Presenting Their Research at APPAM Public Policy Conference

Madison—Researchers and researchers-in-training representing diverse disciplines from the Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison will present their work on a wide range of poverty policy- and research-related issues at the 2019 Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) Annual Fall Research Conference, November 7–9, 2019, in Washington, DC.

The conference theme is “Rising to the Challenge: Engaging Diverse Perspectives on Issues and Evidence.” IRP Affiliate Matthew Stagner is serving as APPAM president through 2019; IRP Affiliate and Former Director Maria Cancian will serve as APPAM president in 2020.

The list below comprises the APPAM panels, presentations, symposia, and posters organized, chaired, discussed, and/or presented by IRP on-campus Affiliates, Postdoctoral Fellows (National Poverty Fellows), and Graduate Research Fellows from the conference agenda.

Affiliates

Judith Bartfeld

  • Panel: Policies and Children’s Living Arrangements: A Closer Look at Shared Custody, Extended and Skipped-Generation Households; Panel Paper: The Economics of Shared Placement: Income Composition and Economic Well-Being before and after Divorce among Mothers with Sole and Shared Placement Arrangements

Lawrence Berger

  • Panel Discussant: Thinking Big: How Macro-Level Factors and Policies Affect Children

Marguerite Burns

  • Panel: Effects of Losing Health Insurance Coverage on Labor, Health, and Financial Outcomes; Panel Paper (presented by coauthor Laura Dague): The Value of Medicaid vs. Marketplace Health Insurance for Low-Income Families
  • Panel: Health Insurance Effects on Labor Supply, Retirement, and Marriage; Panel Paper (presented by coauthor Joshua Witter): Public Health Insurance, Health Status, and Retirement Decisions

Marcia J. Carlson

  • Panel: Policies and Children’s Living Arrangements: A Closer Look at Shared Custody, Extended and Skipped-Generation Households; Panel Paper: Growth in Shared Custody Brings Challenges to Family Policy

Pajarita Charles

  • Panel: Assessing and Building the Evidence Base on Reentry: What’s Known, What’s Needed, and What’s Next? Panel Paper (presented by Luke Muentner): A Qualitative Exploration of Reentry Service Needs: The Case of Fathers Returning from Prison

Michael Collins

  • Panel Chair: Homeownership and Loan Performance for Vulnerable and Low-Income Populations
  • Panel: Challenges and Opportunities in Building Financial Security in Economically Vulnerable Populations; Panel Paper (presented by coauthor Stephanie Moulton): Can Reminders Nudge Seniors to Remember to Pay Their Property Taxes? A Field Experiment with Reverse Mortgage Borrowers

Robert Haveman

  • Panel Chair: Individual and Institutional Responses to Last-Dollar Financial Aid Programs

Katherine Magnuson

  • Panel: Access to Early Care and Education for Whom? A Look at Family Outcomes for Diverse Populations; Panel Paper (presented by Molly Costanzo): Equitable Access? Child Care for Families Raising Children with Disabilities

Daniel R. Meyer

  • Panel: Policies and Children’s Living Arrangements: A Closer Look at Shared Custody, Extended and Skipped-Generation Households; Panel Paper (presented by coauthor Marcia Carlson): Growth in Shared Custody Brings Challenges to Family Policy
  • Panel: Swimming Upstream: Child Support Enforcement & Nonresident Parents’ Contributions to Children; Panel Paper: Testing a New Approach to Serving Noncustodial Parents Who Are behind in Their Child Support Payments

Jenna Nobles

  • Panel Discussant: Immigration Policy and the Well-Being of Immigrants and Natives

David Pate

  • Roundtable Speaker: Employment Programs for Parents Unable to Pay Child Support: What We’ve Learned and Where Do We Go Next?
  • Panel Discussant: From Enforcement to Engagement: Strengthening Connections between Child Support and Public Benefits Programs to Improve Family and Child Well-Being

Alejandra Pilarz

  • Panel: Socioeconomic Inequality and Children’s Development; Panel Paper: Early Maternal Employment and Children’s School Readiness: Differences By Job Quality?

Hilary Shager

  • Roundtable Speaker: Bridging the Agency-Academic Divide to Integrate Data and Serve “the Whole Child”

Timothy Smeeding

  • Super Session Organizer & Moderator: Reducing Child Poverty: Uniting Diverse Perspectives

Barbara Wolfe

  • Panel: Individual and Institutional Responses to Last-Dollar Financial Aid Programs; Panel Paper (presented by coauthor Deven Carlson): The Effects of Need-Based Financial Aid on Employment, Earnings, and Receipt of Public Benefits

National Poverty Fellows

Melody Harvey

  • Panel: Challenges and Opportunities in Building Financial Security in Economically Vulnerable Populations; Panel Paper: Impacts of State-Mandated High School Financial Education on Savings by Low-Income Households

IRP Postdoctoral Fellow

Leslie Hodges

  • Panel: Policy Innovations for Meeting the Needs of Female Workers in the Diverse U.S. Economy; Did Unemployment Insurance Modernizations Increase Female Workers’ Access to UI Benefits?
  • Panel: From Enforcement to Engagement: Strengthening Connections between Child Support and Public Benefits Programs to Improve Family and Child Well-Being; Panel Paper: Do Low-Income Parents Who Receive Unemployment Insurance Pay More Child Support?

Graduate Research Fellows

Daniel Corral

  • Panel: Examining the Educational Experiences of Immigrant Children in the Current Policy Environment; Panel Paper: Examining the Impact of DACA on the Education and Employment Decisions of Latin@ Undocumented Youth

Molly Costanzo

  • Panel: Policies and Children’s Living Arrangements: A Closer Look at Shared Custody, Extended and Skipped-Generation Households; Panel Paper: Noncustodial Fathers’ Contributions to Children in Extended-Family Households
  • Panel: Access to Early Care and Education for Whom? a Look at Family Outcomes for Diverse Populations; Panel Paper: Equitable Access? Child Care for Families Raising Children with Disabilities
  • Poster Paper: How Do Child Care Subsidy Policies Affect Access to Child Care for Young Children with Disabilities?

Luke Muentner

  • Panel: Assessing and Building the Evidence Base on Reentry: What’s Known, What’s Needed, and What’s Next?; Panel Paper: A Qualitative Exploration of Reentry Service Needs: The Case of Fathers Returning from Prison

Hans Schwarz

  • Panel: Restrictive Immigration Policies; Panel Paper: Risk of Deportation and Location Decisions of Mexican Migrants in the U.S.

Joanna Venator

  • Panel: Policy Innovations for Meeting the Needs of Female Workers in the Diverse U.S. Economy; Panel Paper: Evaluating the Impacts of State Unemployment Insurance Eligibility for ‘Compelling Family Reasons’