Maureen A. Pirog
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1981
M.A., Boston College, 1975
B.A., (Magna Cum Laude), Boston College, 1975
- University of Washington, Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs
- University of Wisconsin, Institute for Research on Poverty
- Indiana University, Transportation Research Center
- University of Pennsylvania, Wharton Business School, Finance Department
- University of Pennsylvania, Wharton Management and Behavioral Science Center
- University of Pennsylvania, School of Public and Urban Policy
- Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School
- The Brookings Institution
Awards, Honors & Certifications
- Former Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2004-2014
- Honorary Professor, Department of Public Governance, University of Johannesburg, South Africa, 2011 to present
- Honorary Professor, Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia, 2007 to present
- Rudy Professor of Policy Analysis, Indiana University, 2004 to present
- APPAM Policy Council, national elected office, 2001-2005
- Social Equity Panel, National Academy of Public Administration, 2001ff
- Committee on Institutional Cooperation-Academic Leadership Fellow, 1997-1998
- Indiana University Summer Leadership Institute, 1997
- SPEA Graduate Teaching Award, 1995
- Ameritech Fellowship, 1989-1991
- SPEA Summer Faculty Research Award, 1987
- Outstanding Young Woman of America, 1981
- U.S. Department of Justice Dissertation grant, 1980-1981
- University of Pennsylvania, Samuel S. Fels Fellow, 1975-1980
- Boston College, Honors Society, 1972-1975
Poverty and income maintenance with emphasis on child support enforcement, welfare reform, adolescent parenting, and methods of policy evaluation.
- Founder and Co-Director, Institute for Family and Social Responsibility, Indiana University
- An active research agenda focused on:
- Child support
- Adolescent Parenting
- Methods of Program Evaluation and Social Experimenttion
- Policy Analysis
- Other activities include regular consulting with the InterAmerican Development Bank and institutional capacity building with the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia, and the University of Johannesburg, South Africa.
- Maureen A. Pirog and H. Jung. Forthcoming. “Do Public Pensions Crowd Out Private Transfers to the Elderly? Evidence from South Korea,” Journal of Pension Economics and Finance
- Maureen A. Pirog and H. Jung. 2014. “What works best and when: Accounting for multiple sources of pure selection bias in program evaluations,” Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 33(3): 752-777
- Maureen A. Pirog. 2014. “Data will drive innovation in public policy and management research in the next decade,” Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 33(2): 537-543
- Maureen A. Pirog. 2014. “Internal versus external validity: Where are policy analysts going?” Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 33(2): 548-550
- Maureen A. Pirog and K. Edin. 2014. “Special symposium on qualitative and mixed methods,” (with K. Edin), Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 33(2): 345-349
- Maureen A. Pirog, G. Blume, and T. Scott. 2014. “Empirical innovations in policy analysis,” (with G. Blume and T. Scott), Policy Studies Journal, 42(S1): S33-S50
- Tatiana Guzman, Maureen A. Pirog, and K. Seefeldt. (2013) “Social policy: What have we Learned?” Policy Studies Journal, 41(S1): S53-S70
- Craig Johnson, Sharon Kioko and Maureen A. Pirog. 2011, In press. "Digital-Era Governance and the Expanding Role and Efficiency of E-Government Innovations in US Social Services." In Managing E-Government Projects: Concepts, Issues and Best Practices. Stephen K. Aikins, editor. (IGI Global: PA).
- Maureen A. Pirog and Lanlan Xu. 2011, In press. “Directions in Public Program Evaluation in the US” in: Evaluating the Effects of Regional Interventions. A Look Beyond Current European Union Practice. Olejniczak K., Kozak M., and Bienias S. (eds.), Warsaw, Ministry of Regional Development of Poland.
- Haeil Jung and Maureen Pirog. 2011. "Nonexperimental Impact Analysis." in The Workforce Investment Act: Implementation Experiences and Evaluation Findings. Douglas J. Besharov and Phoebe H. Cottingham eds. (the Upjohn Institute), pages 407-430.
- Kenneth A. Couch and Maureen A. Pirog. 2010. “Poverty Measurement in the US, Europe and Developing Countries.” Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 29(2): 217-226.
- Maureen A. Pirog and Sharon Kioko. 2010. “Evaluation of the Education Sector Enhancement Program in Barbados.” International Public Management Journal. 13(1): 72-99.
- Douglas Besharov and Douglas Call, editors. [Maureen A. Pirog, JPAM Classics Series Editor ONLY]. 2010. Poverty, Welfare and Public Policy. (Wiley Periodicals, Inc.: MA): 544 pages.
- Maureen A. Pirog and Kathleen Ziol-Guest. 2006 (reprinted 2009). “Child Support Enforcement: Programs and Policies, Impacts and Questions.” Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 25(4): 943-990. Reprinted in JPAM Classics: Poverty and Public Policy (Wiley Periodicals, Inc.: MA): 421-464.
- Maureen A. Pirog, Anne L. Buffardi, Colleen K. Chrisinger, Pradeep Singh, and John Briney. Winter 2009. “Are the alternatives to randomized assignment nearly as good? Statistical corrections to non-randomized evaluations.” (A response to the Nathan-Hollister debate.) Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. 28(1): 169-172.
- Maureen A. Pirog and Craig L. Johnson. 2008. “Electronic Benefits and Funds Transfers, Government and the Winter Commission.” Public Administration Review. 68(1): 103-114.
- Maureen A. Pirog, Volume and JPAM Classics Series Editor. 2008. Social Experimentation, Program Evaluation and Public Policy. (Wiley Periodicals, Inc: MA): 534 pages.
- David Weimer, editor. [Maureen A. Pirog, JPAM Classics Series Editor ONLY]. 2008. Cost-Benefit Analysis and Public Policy. (Wiley Periodicals, Inc.: MA): 458 pages.
- Maureen A. Pirog. 2007. “Trends in Public Program Evaluation in the US: Ramifications for Russia and China.” Chinese Public Affairs Quarterly. 3(1): 1-40. (Reprinted)
- David Reingold, Maureen A. Pirog and David Brady. 2007. “Empirical Evidence on Welfare Reform and Faith-Based Organizations.” Social Services Review. (June): 245-283.