|Moving on From Paris: Implementation Lessons from Social Science|
April 28, 2016 (10:00 am - 3:00 pm)
Keck Building, Room 100
500 5th Street, NW
The seminar will explore the benefits and risks of this voluntary bottom-up approach at the 2015 Paris climate summit, as well as how behavioral and societal responses have or have not been included in the modeling of temperature targets, with an emphasis on potential insights from the behavioral and social sciences, including how multiple levels of organization-institutions, communities, and individual households-might differentially contribute to the successful implementation of INDC’s.
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May 2, 2016
(9:00-11:30 am Eastern)
Keck Center, Room 100
500 5th Street, NW
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|The War on Crime and the War on Immigrants: |
Ending Discrimination Against People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders: The Evidence for Stigma Change
This report explores discrimination, negative attitudes, and stereotyping faced by individuals with mental or substance use disorders and recommends effective strategies for reducing stigma and encouraging people to seek treatment and other supportive services for themselves and others.
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|Advancing the Power of Economic Evidence to Inform Investments in Children, Youth, and Families|
This report highlights the potential for economic evidence to inform investment decisions for interventions that support the overall health and well-being of children, youth, and families. This report from the Board on Children, Youth, and Families describes challenges to the optimal use of economic evidence, and offers recommendations to stakeholders to promote a lasting improvement in its quality, utility, and use.
|Improving the Health of Women in the United States:|
This report from the Committee on Population and the Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice is the summary of a workshop held on women’s health and demography. The workshop was organized into four topical sessions, each designed to shed light on important determinants, consequences, effects and issues attending the relative disadvantage of women in the United States in comparison with women in other economically advanced nations.