“Public Policy for Sustainable Metropolitan Development” was the theme of the 2018 Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) International Conference in Mexico City, Mexico. The LBJ School of Public Affairs and the Instituto Tecnólogico Autónomo de México (ITAM) jointly organized the conference, which was held July 19 – 20, 2018. This was the first time that APPAM’s summer international conference was held outside of Europe.
- Ph.D., Social Policy, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University
- MPAff, LBJ School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin
- B.A., International Affairs, University of Colorado, Boulder
Dr. Prince is the Ray Marshall Center’s director and a research scientist. He has over twenty years’ experience in the education, workforce, and international development fields as a researcher, project manager, policy analyst, and evaluator. Dr. Prince serves as principal investigator for research and evaluation projects related to poverty and the labor market, including a behavioral economics experiment in Northern Jordan related to post-natal care, a United Nations Research Institute for Social Development study examining post-Arab Spring policies and programs addressing youth unemployment in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, and Tunisia, as well as for program evaluations in Kenya, Ethiopia, and Nigeria. He has written, published, and presented extensively on domestic and international employment and training programs and policies, postsecondary education, and poverty reduction.
Prior to joining the RMC, Dr. Prince was a senior policy analyst at the Center for Law and Social Policy in Washington, D.C.
- Behavioral Economics and Workforce Development: A Review of the Literature from Labor Economics and the Broader Field
- The Failed Promise of the Texas Miracle
- The Political Economy of Development: The World Bank, Neoliberalism, and Development Research
- Connecting Workers to Credentials: The Promise and Pitfalls of Awarding Academic Credit for Prior Learning
- Macro-level Drivers of Multidimensional Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa: Measuring Change in the Human Poverty Index