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
Nov 24, 2014
Results from a recent survey released by the Ford School’s Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) served as[...]
Nov 21, 2014
This winter, Ruth Browne (MPP/MPH ’83), will return to the Ford School as the 2015 Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley[...]
Nov 20, 2014
“Why do we choose to cooperate and how can we promote greater cooperation in world affairs? These are the questions[...]
Nov 18, 2014
Run the Numbers by Elizabeth Wason Excerpted from "The Next Big Thing," in the fall 2014 edition of LSA Magazine In[...]
Nov 18, 2014
Like to surf the web? Get a start on your holiday shopping and consider gifts that show your Ford School spirit! Online[...]
Nov 18, 2014
The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Fellowship, an endowed fund honoring the legacy of University of Michigan alumnus and[...]
Nov 18, 2014
The Ford School’s inaugural Case Competition Showcase, to be held on November 21, will be the culmination of a 10-day[...]
Nov 14, 2014
Mayor John Hieftje, a lecturer at the Ford School, chose to not seek reelection after serving 14 years in office.[...]
Nov 14, 2014
In “How Should States Tax New Fossil Fuel Boom,” Barry Rabe speaks with Michigan Radio’s Stateside with Cynthia Canty[...]
Nov 13, 2014
In the November 13 U.S. News & World Report story, “Obama’s latest climate goal with China, what it will take”[...]
Nov 13, 2014
Susan Dynarski spoke with Marketplace Morning Report for a November 13 story discussing new statistics on student loan[...]
Nov 12, 2014
“Despite the centrality of high-profile funders in the production of advocacy research, scholars have not closely[...]
Nov 11, 2014
A Q&A between Greta Guest, Michigan News, and Ann Lin , associate professor at the University of Michigan's Ford[...]
Nov 11, 2014
John Ciorciari was cited in an Associated Press article on China’s want for foreign help in its hunt for corrupt[...]
Nov 07, 2014
Election Day went well for local candidates with Ford School ties. One even made history. Stephanie Chang (MPP/MSW ’14[...]
Nov 07, 2014
As the Detroit bankruptcy agreement wins federal judge approval, we’re sharing a quick roundup of stories highlighting[...]
Nov 07, 2014
“The struggle to balance the demands of keeping unemployment low versus keeping a lid on inflation is just the sort of[...]
Nov 04, 2014
What an amazing, inspirational Centennial Reunion weekend! Along with some 300 faculty, students, and staff, nearly 150[...]
Nov 03, 2014
On October 31, University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel appointed James Hackett interim athletic director,[...]
Oct 30, 2014
It’s Thursday afternoon, October 30. Steven Levitt is driving in from Chicago. The tent is being assembled in the[...]
Oct 28, 2014
The U-M Board of Regents candidates forum, held at the Ford School of Public Policy, was covered by the Michigan Daily[...]
Oct 27, 2014
Originally published in The University Record A major milestone is in sight for the faculty, students, alumni and staff[...]
Oct 24, 2014
John Ayanian discusses the success of Medicaid enlargement in Michigan in Crain's Detroit Business article, “ UM report[...]
Oct 24, 2014
Greg Robb, a senior economic reporter for MarketWatch , quotes Susan Collins in his October 23 piece, “In the battle[...]
Oct 24, 2014
The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy hosted the first Bohnett Fellows Summit in Detroit in October, 2014. The[...]
Oct 22, 2014
Kary Moss speaks on the Detroit water shutoffs in Henry Gass’s “Do Detroit's water shutoffs violate international law?[...]
Oct 22, 2014
Governor Rick Snyder has appointed Dr. Matthew Davis, chief medical executive for the State of Michigan, and Nick Lyon[...]
Oct 22, 2014
“Since [Ferguson], government officials and the media have blamed police militarization on a U.S. Department of Defense[...]
Oct 22, 2014
“This month, we are inundated with pink,” writes Shobita Parthasarathy, for The Conversation, a news source newly[...]
Oct 21, 2014
Michael Barr was quoted in a Washington Post news feature about the boom of the rent-to-own retail industry since the[...]
Oct 20, 2014
Scott Atran discusses “the human dynamics of what we analyze as ‘breeding grounds for terrorism’” in “ Hopes and Dreams[...]
Oct 17, 2014
The latest edition of the Ford School feed, an email news source for alumni and friends of the school, arrived in[...]
Oct 17, 2014
Following a University of Chicago Economic Experts panel on the work of Thomas Piketty, Justin Wolfers pens New York[...]
Oct 15, 2014
The Ford School Alumni Board is pleased to announce that Patrick Anderson (MPP ‘83) is the recipient of the 2014 Neil[...]
Oct 15, 2014
Ford School Alumni Board vice-chair, Peter Fritz, MPP/MBA '10, is organizing the 2014 Alumni Board elections. Alumni[...]
Oct 15, 2014
This letter originally appeared in the October 15, 2014 edition of our electronic newsletter, 'the ford school feed' .[...]
Oct 09, 2014
Policy Points is a video series featuring short segments on current events or recent research by faculty from the[...]
Oct 08, 2014
Kary Moss , who will be teaching at the Ford School this winter, speaks with the Detroit Free Press about the Supreme[...]
Oct 07, 2014
“Michigan health care professionals are ready to deal with the threat of the Ebola virus that is now on American shores[...]
Oct 06, 2014
“I belong to the generation that came of age in the days before Roe vs. Wade,” writes Marina v.N. Whitman, “[my 15-year[...]
Melyvn Levitsky on Brazil's Presidential Election
Oct 03, 2014
Melvyn Levitsky analyzes the dynamics of Brazil’s voting populace in Christina Silva’s October 3 International Business[...]
Oct 03, 2014
Of the 487 National Medals of Science bestowed since the award’s creation in 1959, less than two dozen have been[...]
Oct 02, 2014
For the first time in six years, more Michigan communities report that they are better able to meet their fiscal needs[...]
Sep 26, 2014
A current Education Policy Initiative study is the topic of the September 26 MLive article by Roberto Acosta, “[...]
Sep 26, 2014
In a Q&A session with the New Republic , Betsey Stevenson discusses the impact new policies to support working[...]
Sep 25, 2014
Written for Global Michigan by William Foreman . Brazil’s presidential election on Oct. 5 could be tight. The incumbent[...]
Sep 24, 2014
In recent years, scientists, engineers, and policymakers have started asking governments to fund research into[...]
Sep 22, 2014
“The Obama administration seems intent on putting [college] ratings in place in short order,” writes Dynarski in “Why[...]
Sep 16, 2014
“The Obama administration is preparing a system of college ratings that it hopes will improve college quality and hold[...]
Sep 15, 2014
“States are charging less and less to allow oil and gas companies to drill more and more,” writes Alan Neuhauser in the[...]