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1.

Sector Bias and the Credibility of Performance Information: An Experimental Study of Elder Care Provision

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 29 May 2020
Working Paper Series
American University, University of South Carolina, American University and American University - School of Public Affairs
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Limiting Managerial Discretion in a New Public Management World: Nursing Homes and the National Background Check Program

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 May 2020
Working Paper Series
American University, American University, American University and American University - School of Public Affairs
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3.

Trauma and Coping among Execution Team Members

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
National Legal Aid & Defender Association and American University - School of Public Affairs
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4.

Can Pollution Cause Poverty? The Effects of Pollution on Educational, Health and Economic Outcomes

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
American University

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5.

Use and Perceptions on the Availability of Local Government and Nonprofit Services in Diverse Urban Settings

SAGE Journals - Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 2019, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Jan 2020
Accepted Paper Series
American University - Department of Public Administration and Policy, American University - Department of Public Administration and Policy, American University - Department of Public Administration and Policy, American University - Department of Public Administration and Policy and American University
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Job Mobility among Millennials: Do They Stay or Do They Go?

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2019
Accepted Paper Series
American University - Department of Public Administration and Policy, State University of New York (SUNY) - Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy and George Washington University - Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration
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Does Pollution Drive Achievement? The Effect of Traffic Pollution on Academic Performance

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 06 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2019
Working Paper Series
Naval Postgraduate School, American University and University of Connecticut

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8.

Food Insecurity and Child Health

Pediatrics, October 2019, Vol. 144 (4), American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2019
Working Paper Series
Boston University - School of Social Work, Boston University - School of Social Work and American University - Department of Public Administration and Policy
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Re-Conceptualizing Gaps by Socioeconomic Status in Parental Time with Children

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2015-001
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Oct 2019
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs and Ohio State University (OSU) - John Glenn School of Public Affairs
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Gender Representation and Organizational Size: Examining Opportunities for Members’ Involvement in Membership Organizations

Public Management Review 19 (10): 1437-1454. DOI: doi.org/10.1080/14719037.2017.1284255, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3354106
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2019
Accepted Paper Series
American University - Department of Public Administration and Policy and University of Arizona - School of Government and Public Policy
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11.

Exploring the Challenges and Coping Strategies in Households Relying on SNAP and Food Pantries

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3315591
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Jan 2019
Working Paper Series
American University - Kogod School of Business, American University - School of Public Affairs, Independent and American University - Department of Public Administration and Policy
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12.

Politics, Bureaucracy, and Successful Governance: The Problem of Political Failure

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3268959
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
American University, Texas A&M University - George Bush School of Government and Public Service, United States Naval Academy - Department of Political Science, University of South Carolina and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Downloads 89
13.

Foreign Fighter Returnees: An Indefinite Threat?

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3255645
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Sep 2018
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs and George Washington University
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14.

Collaboration, Venus, and Mars: The Gender Factor in Intersectoral Relations

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3255622
Posted: 26 Sep 2018
Working Paper Series
American University - Department of Public Administration and Policy, American University - School of Public Affairs and American University
15.

Corrective Policy Reactions: Positive and Negative Budgetary Punctuations

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3255604
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Sep 2018
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs and University of Oklahoma - Department of Political Science
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Ordering Chaos: The Performance Consequences of Budgetary Changes

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3255595
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Sep 2018
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs
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17.

The Use of Visible Security Measures in Public Schools: A Review to Summarize Current Literature and Guide Future Research

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3240204
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs
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The Effects of Local Industrial Pollution on Students and Schools

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 07 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2019
Working Paper Series
American University and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
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Predicting Budgetary Change: The Effect of Performance Gaps

Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Forthcoming, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3223969
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 31 Jul 2018
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs
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20.

A Snapshot of FOIA Administration: Examining Recent Trends to Inform Future Research

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3199540
Posted: 19 Jun 2018
Working Paper Series
American University - Department of Public Administration and Policy and Syracuse University
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The Role of Anger in the Biased Assimilation of Political Information

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3152109
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 Mar 2018
Working Paper Series
American University and Yeditepe University
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22.

What is the Effect of Being Bullied?: Comparing Direct Harms of Bullying Experienced by LGB and Non-LGB Students

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3151151
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Mar 2018
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs
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23.

Management and Performance in U.S. Nursing Homes

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3144761
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Mar 2018
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs, American University, University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy, Brazos County Health Department and Independent
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24.

Parents with an Unemployed Adult Child: Labor Supply, Consumption, and Savings Effects

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2017-368, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3116155
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 02 Feb 2018
Working Paper Series
RAND Corporation and RAND Corporation
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Economic Instability, Food Insecurity, and Child Health in the Wake of the Great Recession

Social Service Review, Volume 91, Number 4, December 2017, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3086934
Posted: 13 Dec 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania and American University - Department of Public Administration and Policy
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Center-Based Early Care and Education and Children's School Readiness: Do Impacts Vary by Neighborhood Poverty?

Developmental Psychology, November 2017, DOI: 10.1037/dev0000470, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3085545
Posted: 10 Dec 2017
Accepted Paper Series
American University - Department of Public Administration and Policy and Ohio State University (OSU) - John Glenn School of Public Affairs
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Location Matters: Historical Racial Segregation and Intergenerational Mobility

Economics Letters, Vol. 158, September 2017, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3085352
Posted: 10 Dec 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Texas at Dallas, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics, American University and Ohio State University
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Al Qaeda and the Islamic State's Break: Strategic Strife or Lackluster Leadership?

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3085275
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 10 Dec 2017
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
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Neighborhood Poverty and Children's Academic Skills and Behavior in Early Elementary School

Journal of Marriage and Family, doi:10.1111/jomf.12430, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3083812
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Dec 2017
Working Paper Series
American University - Department of Public Administration and Policy and Ohio State University (OSU) - John Glenn School of Public Affairs
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30.

Public Management on the Ground: Clustering Managers Based on Their Behavior

International Public Management Journal (2017), American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3083794
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Dec 2017
Working Paper Series
The Danish National Centre for Social Research, American University - School of Public Affairs, University of Aarhus - Department of Political Science and American University
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A Culture That Is Hard to Defend: Extralegal Factors in Federal Death Penalty Cases

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 107, No. 4, 2017, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3059979, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2018-04
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Oct 2017
Accepted Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs and George Washington University
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2015 American Working Conditions Survey: Focus on Older versus Younger Workers

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3025584
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Aug 2017
Working Paper Series
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
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Re-Examining Group-Centrism in American Public Opinion: The Case of Anti-Latino Sentiment and Immigration Policy Attitudes

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3022187
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Aug 2017
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science and American University
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Divergent Fortunes: Income Diversification, Rising Older Entrepreneurship and Falling Younger Entrepreneurship

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2957784
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Apr 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Massachusetts Boston - Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs and RAND Corporation
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You've Been Framed – Moral vs. Pragmatic Arguments and Their Effects on Public Opinion

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2916466
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Feb 2017
Working Paper Series
American University, School of Public Affairs, Department of Government, University of California, Berkeley - Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science and American University
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Us vs. Them – Voter Turnout, Partisanship, and Emotional Responses to Presidential Candidates, 1980-2012

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2916459
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Feb 2017
Working Paper Series
American University, School of Public Affairs, Department of Government, American University and University of Arizona - Department of Political Science
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The Hollowing out of Youngstown Sheet: How Congress and the Courts Can Restore Limits on Presidential Power

Prepared for presentation at the 2017 SPSA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 12, 2017, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2017-01
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Jan 2017
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs
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LATE for the Meeting: Gender, Peer Advising, and College Success

Upjohn Institute working paper No. 16-262, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2016-08
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 30 Sep 2016
Working Paper Series
American University and American University - School of Public Affairs

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The Influence of Coursework and School-Based Community Service on Developing Public Service Motivation

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2016-06
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
State University of New York (SUNY) - Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy
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Breaking the Cycle of Unrestrained Presidential National Security Power

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2016-07
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs
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41.

Advocates of Dignity Can Do Better than Death

Savannah Law Review, Vol. 3:1, 2016, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2016-05
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Jun 2016
Accepted Paper Series
American University School of Public Affairs
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Drug Courts - Just the Beginning: How to Get Other Areas of Public Policy in Sync? Addressing Continuing Collateral Consequences for Drug Offenders

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2016-03
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs - Justice, Law & Society
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Murder Most Human: A Case for a Categorical Ban of Life-Without-Parole Sentences for All Juvenile Offenders with Guidelines for Release Decisions for Former Juvenile Life-Without-Parole Cases

Forthcoming, Journal of Criminal Justice and Law, Fall 2016, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper 2016-04
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Mar 2016
Accepted Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs
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Peru's Selective Default: A Stain on its Creditworthiness

School of International Service Research Paper No. 2016-1
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
American University - School of International Service
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The Path to Exoneration

Albany Law Review, 2016 Forthcoming, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2016-02, Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2016-03
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2016
Accepted Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs and University of San Francisco - School of Law
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Who Believes in Me? The Effect of Student-Teacher Demographic Match on Teacher Expectations

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2633993
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs, American University and Johns Hopkins University

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47.

Multiculturalism and Muslim Accommodation: What Reaction Among the Mainstream?

Paper presented at "Causes and Consequences of Immigration and Citizenship Policies" conference, WZB, Berlin, June 27, 2014., American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2015-004
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Feb 2015
Working Paper Series
American University, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - College of Literature, Science & the Arts, University of California, Berkeley and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Political Science
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Re-Conceptualizing Gaps by Socioeconomic Status in Parental Time with Children

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. No. 2015-001
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Feb 2015
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs and American University - School of Public Affairs
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Should Value-Added Models Control for Student Absences?

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2015-003
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 Feb 2015
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs

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Performance Standards and Employee Effort: Evidence from Teacher Absences

Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 15-217, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2015-002
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs

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