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JPAM’s Closer Look is a deep-dive discussion with Journal of Policy Analysis & Management (JPAM) authors who are researching some of the top issues facing our country today.

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JPAM’s Closer Look is a deep-dive discussion with Journal of Policy Analysis & Management (JPAM) authors who are researching some of the top issues facing our country today.

    Financing the War on Drugs: The Impact of Law Enforcement grants on racial disparities in drug arrests

    Financing the War on Drugs: The Impact of Law Enforcement grants on racial disparities in drug arrests

    Robynn Cox of USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work talks with JPAM's Closer Look as she reveals research findings of the impact of law enforcement grants on racial disparities in drug arrests.  

    • 41 min
    Increasing Community College Completion Rates Among Low-Income Students

    Increasing Community College Completion Rates Among Low-Income Students

    JPAM author Melissa Kearney talks with JPAM's Closer Look about case management as a tool for low-income students as they navigate the challenges of life while at community college.

    • 41 min
    Vernon Award Winner: Measuring Early Childhood Education

    Vernon Award Winner: Measuring Early Childhood Education

    Host Seth Gershenson talks to Tom Dee, Professor of Education at Stanford about how to evaluate early childhood education, a recent JPAM article that won the 2019 Vernon Memorial Award for the best paper of the year.

    • 34 min
    Unintended Consequences: The Impact on Domestic Violence When SNAP Schedules Change

    Unintended Consequences: The Impact on Domestic Violence When SNAP Schedules Change

    JPAM author Analisa Packham explains how a change in the schedule of SNAP benefits increased domestic violence.

    • 42 min
    Medicare for All: A Prescription for Improving Cancer Outcomes?

    Medicare for All: A Prescription for Improving Cancer Outcomes?

    On this episode of JPAM’s Closer Look, researcher Rebecca Myerson answers the question posed by her recent study: Does Medicare Coverage Improve Cancer Detection and Mortality Outcomes?

    • 28 min
    Let Them Eat Lunch: The Impact of Universal Free Meals

    Let Them Eat Lunch: The Impact of Universal Free Meals

    What happens at schools when kids get free lunch? You might be surprised at the dramatic results of this study by Syracuse University Professor Amy Schwartz, which recently appeared in JPAM.

    • 25 min

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