Watch this space for further news on the conference programme. At this stage, due to the number of plenary, thematic and special sessions planned from more than 120 submissions received, we anticipate the conference to be two full days brimming with interesting research presentations and activities.
NEW SESSION ANNOUNCED
A roundtable discussion and poster session will be presented by the Competence Centre on Microeconomic Evaluation (CC-ME) – part of the Joint Research Centre (JRC) for the European Commission’s science and knowledge service.
The CC-ME exists to support policy-making across a wide range of areas of impact evaluation of EU policies, by providing advice on data collection and evaluation design, capacity building on counterfactual methods, microeconometric analysis and counterfactual impact evaluation.
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Previous to this, Julia was a Senior Managing Economist and Institute Fellow at American Institutes for Research. In this role Julia established the Center for Science of Science and Innovation Policy Program, and co-founded the Institute for Research on Innovation and Science (IRIS) at the University of Michigan.
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He was trained as a medical doctor, and specialised in public health and epidemiology. His research interests are in social epidemiology, medical demography and health policy. He
(co-)authored more than 600 papers in international, peer-reviewed scientific journals, as well as a number of books. He is also a former editor-in-chief of the European Journal of Public Health. He is a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the Academia Europaea, honorary professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and Honorary Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom. In March 2015 he received the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa at the Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium).
The Lab @ DC weaves an agile, scientific approach to policy-setting and program operations into the fabric of day-to-day governance. David's team works in the Office of the City Administrator and in partnership with a network of universities and research centers. Under David's direction, they conduct applied research projects to generate timely, relevant, and high-quality evidence that informs the District's most important decisions. They also develop strategies to enhance the government’s institutional capacity to use and generate evidence, broadly speaking.
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