"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 Méxic (ITAM) jointly organized the conference, which was held July 19–20, 2018.
- 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
Heath Prince is the Ray Marshall Center’s director and a research scientist. He has more than 20 years’ experience in the education, workforce and international development fields as a researcher, project manager, policy analyst and evaluator. He 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, Prince was a senior policy analyst at the Center for Law and Social Policy in Washington, DC.
- 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