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Happy Children

Atlanta Workshop on Public Policy and Child Well-being (PPCW)

The purpose of the Atlanta Workshop on Public Policy and Child Well-being (PPCW) is to provide a platform for researchers who seek to better understand the factors affecting child well-being, broadly defined. The workshop will include presentations of policy-relevant empirical research—from any discipline—related to children.

Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):

  • Prevention of adverse childhood experiences

  • Promotion of child well-being

  • Child welfare

  • Child health

  • Parenting behaviors

  • Pregnancy-related and birth outcomes

  • Food insecurity

  • Housing insecurity

  • Education

  • Immigration

  • Juvenile justice involvement

Keynote: Melissa Kearney, Ph.D., Neil Moskowitz Professor

of Economics, Department of Economics, University of 


Dates: March 1-2, 2024

Location: Atlanta, GA

Organizers: Lindsey Rose Bullinger and Daniel Dench

Sponsors: Schools of Public Policy and Economics and Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts at Georgia Tech 

Deadline for Submission: December 1, 2023

Notifications of Paper Acceptances: January 10, 2024

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