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Policy Impacts Inaugural Conference

Policy Impacts will hold an inaugural conference on August 12 at 1pm EDT. (Registration link below)

Our inaugural conference will bring together economists conducting research at the frontier of applied microeconomics and who are also translating the causal effects of the policy's they study into their implied MVPFs.

Want to attend? Please register here to receive a zoom link for the conference.

Conference schedule:

1:00 - 1:05 Welcome

1:05 - 1:40 Elisa Jácome > Mental Health and Criminal Involvement: Evidence from Losing Medicaid Eligibility

1:45 - 2:20 Amy Finkelstein – What Does Health Insurance Do, And For Whom?

2:25 - 3:00 Lawrence Katz - Why Do Sectoral Employment Programs Work? Lessons from WorkAdvance

3:05 - 3:40 Christopher Walters – Augmenting State Capacity for Child Development: Experimental Evidence from India

3:45 - 4:20 Hilary Hoynes – Is the Social Safety Net a Long-Term Investment? Large-Scale Evidence from the Food Stamps Program

4:25 - 5:00 Joshua Angrist – The Marginal Effects of Merit Aid for Low-Income Students

5:05 - 5:15 Brief discussion of Policy Impacts Early-Career Research Scholars Grant Program