NYU Furman Center Researchers Present New & Forthcoming Work at the 2018 APPAM Research Conference

News & Events | November 12th 2018

NYU Furman Center researchers presented new and forthcoming work at the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management’s (APPAM) 2018 Conference in Washington D.C. 

APPAM brings together academics and research on a variety of emerging policy issues, exploring ways to bring global and inter-disciplinary perspectives into conversations on pressing challenges, ranging from changing population demographics and economic inequality to climate change. This year's conference theme was "Evidence for Action: Encouraging Innovation and Improvement".

Current and former NYU Furmaners were well represented. Furman affiliated researchers presented on a variety of topics including health and housing, home-sharing and housing policy, and the Housing Choice Voucher Program. A full list of the NYU Furman Center affiliated research is below:

  • Gentrification and Fair Housing: Does Gentrification Hinder or Foster Integration?
    Ingrid Gould Ellen and Gerard Torrats-Espinosa
  • Which Neighborhood Join the Sharing Economy and Why?
    Xiaodi Li
  • Multidimensional Discrimination in the Online Rental Housing Market: Implications for Families with Young Children
    Jacob William Faber and Marie-Dumesle Mercier
  • Tenant-Based v. Project-Based Housing Subsidies: Evidence from a Housing Assistance Lottery
    Robert Collinson
  • Advancing Choice in the Housing Choice Voucher Program: Source of Income Protections, Usage Rates, and Locational Outcomes 
    Katherine O'Regan and Ingrid Gould Ellen
  • Subsidized Housing Renovations and Health
    Maxwell Austensen, Kacie Dragan, Brian Elbel, Ingrid Gould Ellen, and Sherry Glied
  • Diverging Patterns in Geographic Mobility: Are Rental Housing Markets Driving Recent Trends?
    Sewin Chan, Katherine O'Regan, and Wei You

In addition to presenting, NYU Furman Center Faculty Directors Ingrid Gould Ellen, Katherine O'Regan, and Vicki Been all moderated discussions. Ingrid Gould Ellen moderated the session The Sharing Economy and Housing Policy and Vicki Been moderated a discussion on Housing Construction, Investment, and Neighborhood.  Katherine O’Regan moderated one of the the conference’s eight “Super Sessions,” Fair Housing Research 50 Years after the Fair Housing Act. The panel discussed the current status of the Fair Housing Act, including distributive homeownership and the future of housing policy. Watch the full Super Session here.

Former Furmaners presented on topics including residential investments, broadband access and luxury housing and its effect on nearby rents. The full list of former Furman presenters includes: Jenny Schuetz, Vincent Reina, Karen Horn, Martha Glavez, Rachel Meltzer, Solomon Greene, Brian McCabe, Jackie Begley, Johanna Lacoe, Michael Suher, and Davin Reed. 

Read more on APPAM and the Fall Research Conference.  

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