Past Events


Apr 04, 2012
8:30 am to 10:00 am
CIERS: Causal inference in Education research seminar CIERS Mission: The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in conversations around education research...
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Mar 28, 2012
8:30 am to 10:00 am
CIERS: Causal inference in Education research seminar CIERS Mission: The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in conversations around education research...
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Mar 26, 2012
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Free and open to the public. Join the conversation: #fordschoolspellings Lecture by the Honorable Margaret Spellings,Former U.S. Secretary of Education (2005-2009) Abstract: The seminal education law known as No Child Left Behind put critical...
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Mar 21, 2012
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Sponsored by the Education Policy Initiative (EPI) at the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP). EPI is a program of coordinated activities designed to bring the latest academic knowledge to issues of education policy. Generous support...
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Mar 21, 2012
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
From the Michigan Municipal League (MML) Capital Conference – Local Government Performance Management and the EVIP program findings.
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Mar 19, 2012
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Free and open to the public. Auditorium doors will open at 3:30 PM on March 19. Join the conversation on Twitter: #closupmieml Michigan's new "Emergency Manager" law (Public Act 4 of 2011, the Local Government and School District Fiscal...
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Mar 14, 2012
8:30 am to 10:00 am
CIERS: Causal inference in Education research seminar CIERS Mission: The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in conversations around education research...
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Mar 07, 2012
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
AbstractWe examine the theoretical and practical implications of ranking teachers according to a one dimensional value-added metric when teacher effectiveness is multi-dimensional. In particular, we consider the cases in which teachers teach...
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Feb 29, 2012
8:30 am to 10:00 am
CIERS: Causal inference in Education research seminar CIERS Mission: The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in conversations around education research...
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Feb 15, 2012
8:30 am to 10:00 am
CIERS: Causal inference in Education research seminar CIERS Mission: The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in conversations around education research...
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Feb 13, 2012
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Free and open to the public. AbstractThe Affordable Care Act, enacted in 2010, is reshaping how insurance and health care are provided in this country. This Federal law includes a critical role for states in expanding coverage and for local health...
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Feb 01, 2012
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
From the Michigan Local Government Management Association (MLGMA) Winter Institute – findings on the Economic Vitality Incentive Project (EVIP).
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Feb 01, 2012
8:30 am to 10:00 am
CIERS: Causal inference in Education research seminar CIERS Mission: The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in conversations around education research...
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Jan 30, 2012
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Richard Buery is President/CEO of The Children's Aid Society. Founded in 1853, CAS serves 80,000 children at 45 locations in New York City and Westchester, and its Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program and National Center for Community Schools...
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Jan 18, 2012
8:30 am to 10:00 am
CIERS: Causal inference in Education research seminar Presenter: Mark White, Education CIERS Mission: The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in...
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Jan 17, 2012
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Free and open to the public. AbstractIn 2006, with the goal of increasing student achievement, the Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) Board of Education passed policies related to effective teachers and school administrators. The leadership of the...
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Dec 14, 2011
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Presenter: Steve Hemelt, Postdoctoral Researcher, Ford School CIERS Mission:The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in conversations around education...
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Dec 13, 2011
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
From the South Oakland County Mayor's Association – Oakland County results from the Spring 2011 MPPS fiscal data and Fall 2011 data on the EVIP program findings.
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Dec 11, 2011
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
From the Michigan Local Government Benchmarking Consortium Conference – Fall 2011 Local Government Performance Management findings.
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Dec 07, 2011
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Presenter: Joshua Hyman, Economics and Public Policy CIERS Mission:The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in conversations around education research...
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Dec 06, 2011
11:45 am to 1:00 pm
Free and open to the public. Sandwiches and soda provided. Sponsored by the Education Policy Initiative (EPI) at the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP). EPI is a program of coordinated activities designed to bring the latest academic...
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Nov 30, 2011
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Presenter: Pamela Giustinelli, Institute for Social Research CIERS Mission:The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in conversations around education...
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Nov 16, 2011
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Presenter: Professor David Figlio, Northwestern University CIERS Mission:The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in conversations around education...
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Nov 15, 2011
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Education Policy Initiative (EPI) at the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP). EPI is a program of coordinated activities designed to bring the latest academic knowledge to issues of...
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Nov 09, 2011
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Free and open to the public. Abstract: The term 'undermatch' describes the problem of students failing to apply to the most selective colleges they qualify for. There is evidence that students who undermatch significantly reduce their chances of...
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Nov 02, 2011
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Presenter: Monica Hernandez, Economics and Public Policy CIERS Mission:The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in conversations around education...
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Oct 26, 2011
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Presenter: Jonathan Hershaff, Economics CIERS Mission:The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in conversations around education research using...
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Oct 12, 2011
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Presenter: Francie Streich, Economics and Public Policy CIERS Mission:The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in conversations around education research...
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Sep 30, 2011
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Michigan Capital Area Chapter, American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) Conference – Spring 2011 MPPS fiscal data findings
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Sep 30, 2011
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
About the Michigan Public Policy Survey:The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS) is a program of state-wide surveys of local government leaders in Michigan. The MPPS is designed to fill an important information gap in the policymaking process. While...
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Sep 30, 2011
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Panelists:Kurt MetzgerDirector, Data Driven Detroit'Demographic Changes and Opportunities in Detroit' Kami PothukuchiAssociate Professor, Wayne State University'Food Systems in Detroit' Michael TenbuschVice President for Education Preparedness,...
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Sep 14, 2011
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Free and open to the public. AbstractThe U.S. high school graduation rate rose markedly during the first 70 years of the 20th century. This contributed to the human capital development that fueled economic growth and increases in standards of living...
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Apr 13, 2011
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Presenter: Nate Schwartz, Education CIERS Mission:The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in conversations around education research using quantitative...
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Apr 06, 2011
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Presenter: Dan Leeds, Economics CIERS Mission:The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in conversations around education research using quantitative...
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Mar 30, 2011
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Presenter: Katharina Ley, Financial and Operations Engineering CIERS Mission:The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in conversations around education...
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Mar 25, 2011
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Abstract This event begins with a guided bus tour of the City of Detroit, to provide a first hand look at areas of the city that demonstrate the wide range of neighborhood experiences, from those in stress to those already undergoing extensive...
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Mar 23, 2011
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Presenter: Joe Waddington, Education CIERS Mission:The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in conversations around education research using quantitative...
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Mar 21, 2011
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Free and open to the public. The 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA) was enacted as a potential salve for the ailing U.S. health care system. It has quickly become a great challenge for states reacting to its provisions, and a target for legal objections...
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Mar 16, 2011
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Presenter: Sara Goldrick-Rab, Assistant Professor of Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison CIERS Mission:The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in...
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Mar 09, 2011
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Presenter: Slesh Shrestha, Economics CIERS Mission:The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in conversations around education research using quantitative...
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Mar 02, 2011
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Presenter: Francie Streich, Economics and Public Policy CIERS Mission:The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in conversations around education research...
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Feb 21, 2011
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Free and open to the public. Panelists:Christopher BorickProfessor and Director, Muhlenberg Institute of Public Opinion, Muhlenberg College Erick LachapelleDépartment de science politique, Université de Montréal Barry RabeProfessor of Public Policy...
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Feb 09, 2011
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Presenter: Joshua Hyman, Economics and Public Policy CIERS Mission:The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in conversations around education research...
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Jan 31, 2011
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
AbstractOver the past two decades, many urban school districts have restructured large, traditional high schools into smaller learning communities. The idea behind this movement is that small schools provide a more personalized learning environment...
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Jan 26, 2011
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Presenter: Brad Hershbein, Economics CIERS Mission:The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in conversations around education research using quantitative...
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Nov 18, 2010
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
For-profit colleges are under fire. Critics point to students' low earnings and high debt loads as evidence that these schools do not provide a quality education. Defenders of the sector note that the schools serve a population of low-skilled, low-...
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Nov 03, 2010
7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
PANELISTS:Susan DynarskiAssociate Professor of Education, School of Education; Associate Professor of Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy Michael FlanaganSuperintendent of Public Instruction, Michigan Department of Education Brian...
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Nov 01, 2010
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Abstract: This paper shows that the mortgage credit boom has significantly affected urban and school racial segregation from 1995 to 2007. We develop a model of urban segregation with credit constraints that shows that easier credit can either...
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Oct 21, 2010
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
11th Annual Lent Upson Lecture at Wayne State University – Spring 2010 MPPS fiscal data findings The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS) is a program of state-wide surveys of local government leaders in Michigan. The MPPS is designed to fill an...
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Sep 29, 2010
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Free and open to the public. Panelists:John Bebow - The Center for Michigan Lynn Jondahl - Michigan Prospect Michael Van Beek - Mackinac Center for Public Policy Organized by: Chuck Wilbur Sponsored by: the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy...
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