Carolyn Arcand

Senior Lecturer
Carsey School Program Faculty
Phone: (603) 862-1714
Office: Carsey School of Public Policy, Huddleston Hall Room G05, Durham, NH 03824
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  • Ph.D., Public Policy, University of Massachusetts - Boston
  • M.P.A., Public Policy & Management, University of Southern Maine
  • M.S., Public Policy, University of Massachusetts - Boston
  • B.S., Accounting and Entrepreneurship & Emerging Enterprises, Syracuse University

Courses Taught

  • GCHS 870: Stats & Data Analysis
  • PA 802: Grant-writing
  • PA 804: Policy and Program Evaluation
  • PA 805: Intro to Statistical Analysis
  • PA 814: Fin. Mgmt & Budgeting
  • PA 816: Public Management Techniques
  • PA 905: Intro to Statistical Analysis
  • PA 908A: Capstone in Public Admin
  • PA 914: Financial Management
  • PPOL 706/806: Fundamentals Policy Analysis
  • PPOL 797: Advanced Special Topics
  • PPOL 897: Advanced Special Topics
  • PPOL 998A: Policy Internship

Selected Publications

Weller, C. E., Wenger, J. B., Lichtenstein, B., & Arcand, C. (2018). Push or Pull: Changes in the Relative Risk and Growth of Entrepreneurship Among Older Households.. Gerontologist, 58(2), 308-319. doi:10.1093/geront/gnw145

Arcand, C. (2016). Women in Construction and the Workforce Investment Act Evidence from Boston and the Big Dig. Labor Studies Journal, 41(4), 333-354.

Arcand, C. (2015). How Can Community Colleges Better Serve Low-Income Single-Mother Students? Lessons From the For-Profit Sector. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 39(12), 1187-1191. doi:10.1080/10668926.2014.985403

Weller, C., Wenger, J., Lichtenstein, B., & Arcand, C. (2014). Increasing Entrepreneurship Among Older Americans: Policy Lessons and Recommendations. Public Policy & Aging Report. doi:10.1093/ppar/pru028

Arcand, C. (2014). A Field Experiment to Test the Labor Market Value of a Credential from a For-Profit Postsecondary School. Journal of Methods and Measurement in the Social Sciences, 5(1), 40. doi:10.2458/v5i1.18308

Weller, C. E., Wenger, J. B., Lichtenstein, B., & Arcand, C. (n.d.). Push or Pull: What Explains Growing Entrepreneurship Among Older Households?. SSRN Electronic Journal. doi:10.2139/ssrn.2697091

Most Cited Publications