The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of MichiganThe Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan
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Connected

Catalyzing real and lasting change
We're engaged near and far with critical policy challenges
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World-class

A rigorous, applied policy education
Preparing students to act, serve, and lead
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Inspired

Named for Michigan's favorite son
"The aura of President Ford is in these halls"
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News

“The Obama administration is preparing a system of college ratings that it hopes will improve college quality and hold down tuition by arming [...]
“States are charging less and less to allow oil and gas companies to drill more and more,” writes Alan Neuhauser in the September 9, U.S. News & [...]

Events

Jon Hershaff, University of Michigan teaser image
Sep
24

Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. [...]

8:30 am to 10:00 am
Sep
22
Severin Borenstein will discuss the economic changes that are likely to occur [...]
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Sep
24
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education [...]
8:30 am to 10:00 am

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