Upcoming Conferences/Events

The Decline of the Middle Classes Around the World?
Segovia, Spain
September 28-30, 2014

Past Conferences/Events

Workforce Development Needs in the Global Economy: US and Cross-National Perspectives
Atlantic Council Headquarters
December 6, 2013

Call for Proposals to Host an International Conference on Policy Analysis and Management in 2014
Due July 1, 2013

Sustainable Public-Private Partnerships: New Opportunities and Challenges of Public Governance in Asia
Shanghai, China
May 25, 2013

Collaboration between Government, Market, and Society: Forging Partnerships and Encouraging Competition
Shanghai, China
May 26-27, 2013

Improving Education through Accountability and Evaluation: Lessons from Around the World
Rome, Italy
October 3-5, 2012

Call for Proposals for International Conferences on Public Policy and Management
Due September 10, 2011

Labour Activation in Times of High Unemployment
Paris, France
November 14-15, 2011

Teaching in Today’s Classroom
Policy Analysis, Statistics, and Technology in Cross-National Settings
Washington, D.C.
November 2, 2011

Call for Proposals for International Conferences on Public Policy and Management
Due September 10, 2011 (CLOSED)

Improving the Quality of Public Services
Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia
June 27-29, 2011

Welfare to Work: Full Engagement & Integrated Services
Rotterdam, Netherlands
May 26-28, 2010

Migration: A World in Motion: A Multinational Conference on Migration and Migration Policy
Maastricht, Netherlands
February 18-20, 2010

Evaluation and Performance Management of Job Training Programs: What Can the European Social Fund Learn from the WIA Experience?
Washington, D.C.
November 7, 2009

APPAM Special Meeting
European Measures of Income, Poverty, and Social Exclusion: Recent Developments and Lessons for U.S. Poverty Measurement
Washington, D.C.
November 4, 2009

Environmental Policy: A Multinational Conference on Policy Analysis and Teaching Methods
Seoul, Korea
June 11-13, 2009

Measuring Poverty, Income Inequality, and Social Exclusion: Lessons from Europe
Paris, France
March 16-17, 2009

Asian Social Protection in Comparative Perspective
Singapore
January 7-9, 2009

Teaching Policy Analysis and Management in Cross-National Settings
Washington, D.C.
November 10, 2007


 

International Policy Exchange Series

About the Series

European Measures of Income and Poverty: Lessons for the U.S.

Chinese Social Policy in a Time of Transition

Asian Pension Policies: A Comparative Perspective

New Developments in Child Welfare Policy: Comparative Trends in Europe and the U.S.

European and American Social Models: Comparing Dimensions of Societal Well-Being

Journal Articles

Welfare States Amid Economic Turmoil
by Neil Gilbert and Douglas Besharov

The Global Budget Race
by Douglas Besharov and Douglas Call

Income Transfers Alone Won’t Eradicate Poverty
by Douglas Besharov and Douglas Call

European Measures of Income, Poverty and Social Exclusion: Recent Developments and Lessons for U.S. Poverty Measurements
by Douglas Besharov

Deconstructing European Poverty Measures: What Relative and Absolute Scales Measure
by Richard Burkhauser

Impressionistic Realism: The Europeans Focus the U.S. on Measurement
by David Johnson

Europe's Other Poverty Measures: Absolute Thresholds Underlying Social Assistance
by Richard Bavier

European Measures of Poverty and "Social Exclusion": Material Deprivation, Consumption, and Life Satisfaction
by Neil Gilbert

New Comparative Measures of Income, Material Deprivation, and Well-Being
by Timothy Smeeding

Social Welfare's Twin Dilemmas: "Universalism vs. Targeting" and "Support vs. Dependency"
by Douglas Besharov