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

Following a University of Chicago Economic Experts panel on the work of Thomas Piketty, Justin Wolfers pens New York Times Upshot column, “Fellow [...]
The Ford School Alumni Board is pleased to announce that Patrick Anderson (MPP ‘83) is the recipient of the 2014 Neil Staebler Distinguished Service [...]

Events

Oct
20

For students with an interest in the Ford School's bachelor's of public policy [...]

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Oct
20
The often-unnoticed actor in environmental policy is the state regulator—the Lilliputian. Together, [...]
11:30 am
Oct
22
A presentation by Peter Hinrichs, research economist in the Research Department of [...]
8:30 am to 10:00 am

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Global Impact
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