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Barry Rabe was interviewed by The Washington Times for the article "'Green' promises from Hill fall flat with activists" teaser image
Apr 22, 2008
Though Democrats took control of Congress in January 2007, they have yet to push any bill that addresses the issues[...]
Rebecca Blank interviewed by the Economic Research Initiative on the Uninsured (ERIU) teaser image
Apr 22, 2008
In a recent "On My Mind: Conversations with Economists" forum interview, Blank discussed the need for a change in the[...]
Detroit Free Press runs Ford student editorial
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Apr 22, 2008
"Take full advantage of wind's potential" written by Ford School student Sara Margaret Gilbert addresses the recently[...]
Leaders and best: Seven U-M faculty including Sheldon Danziger named Guggenheim Fellows teaser image
Apr 03, 2008
Seven University of Michigan faculty members will receive a Guggenheim Fellowship, a coveted national award recognizing[...]
2008 IPE addresses issues of health care reform teaser image
Feb 15, 2008
Not long after ringing in the New Year, the Masters students at the Ford School of Public Policy traded in their party[...]
Tom Talk: a new podcast focused on careers in public policy teaser image
Feb 15, 2008
Assistant Director of Graduate Career Services Tom Phillips provides our future and current students with an insider's[...]
New report by Barry Rabe shows that Michigan residents are willing to pay extra for renewable energy production teaser image
Feb 14, 2008
Rabe co-authored the "Survey of Michigan Residents on the Issue of Global Warming and Climate Policy Options" with[...]
Sheldon Danziger's new co-edited volume featured in a Washington Post article, "Bringing Up Babies, And Defying the Norm" teaser image
Jan 28, 2008
Learn more about the new volume and listen to an audio podcast with Sheldon here . [ Read Washington Post article ]
<em>Jobs & Housing: Trust, Distrust, and Social Class in the Black Community</em> teaser image
Jan 21, 2008
As part of the University of Michigan's 2008 month-long celebration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the[...]
"Behind the Curve: Governments versus Criminal Networks" teaser image
Jan 14, 2008
Melvyn Levitsky reviewed Michael Kenney's book, "From Pablo to Osama: Trafficking Networks, Government Bureaucracies,[...]
Parents want teachers who make children happy teaser image
Dec 07, 2007
When requesting a teacher for their elementary school children, parents are more likely to choose teachers who receive[...]
National Poverty Center awarded three-year federal renewal teaser image
Oct 15, 2007
The National Poverty Center at the University of Michigan has been awarded a federal co-operative research agreement[...]
Matt Davis published an op-ed piece in the Detroit News about the SCHIP debate, "Expanding kids care won't socialize medicine" teaser image
Oct 08, 2007
[ U-M Affiliates can read the full, archived article through the U-M library system ]
Ford School B.A. Information Sessions teaser image
Oct 01, 2007
We invite you to attend one of two upcoming information sessions about the Ford School B.A. Professor John Chamberlin,[...]
Jan Svejnar was interviewed by the Detroit News, "Manufacturing job losses put at 170,000" teaser image
Sep 14, 2007
[ U-M Affiliates can read the full, archived article through the U-M library system ]
Ford School mourns loss of Ned Gramlich teaser image
Sep 05, 2007
Long-time Ford School faculty member Ned Gramlich died September 5, 2007 after a long battle with leukemia. Ned joined[...]
Ford School Students Help to Plant the Future in Detroit teaser image
Sep 02, 2007
Once the capital of the industrial world, Detroit has for the past four decades become one of the nation's pre-eminent[...]
Public Servants of the Corn teaser image
Sep 01, 2007
Over the past few centuries a strange and intricate tradition emerged in Europe: building labyrinths out of shrubbery.[...]
Sheldon Danziger was cited in an AP story about the 2007 poverty rate teaser image
Aug 28, 2007
Sheldon Danziger was cited in an AP story about the 2007 poverty rate.
Tensions in the Israeli-Palestinian dispute could be eased if peace deals involve compromise and symbolic concessions, such as an apology, according to new research by Scott Atran and Bob Axelrod teaser image
Aug 28, 2007
The research was featured in the August 24 edition of Science, "Sacred Barriers to Conflict Resolution." [ Read release[...]
Rebecca Blank was quoted in a Salt Lake Tribune article, "Utahns give mixed review to welfare reforms, question if they truly help the poor" teaser image
Aug 22, 2007
[ U-M Affiliates can read the full, archived article through the U-M library system ]
The Urban Institute hosted a panel discussion last week about Ford School professor Ned Gramlich's new book, "Subprime Lending: America's Latest Boom and Bust" teaser image
Aug 07, 2007
In addition to Ned, panelists included Robert Reischauer, Craig Torres, Kurt Pfotenhauer, Michael Calhoun, and Sandra[...]
Summer in the City has teens working up sweat for Detroit teaser image
Jul 28, 2007
Ford School student Ben Falik was interviewed by the Detroit Free Press about the service organization he co-founded,[...]
Allen and Lee Sinai have given $1.5 million to name the Allen Sinai Professorship of Macroeconomics teaser image
Jul 01, 2007
Allen and Lee Sinai have given $1.5 million to name the Allen Sinai Professorship of Macroeconomics, which will be a[...]
A new report from CLOSUP's Tom Ivacko warns that the state's negative self-image may be doing more harm than its very real economic challenges teaser image
Jun 22, 2007
[ Read article ] [ U-M Affiliates can read the full, archived article through the U-M library system ]
Susan M. Collins named dean of the Ford School teaser image
Jun 08, 2007
University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman and Provost Teresa A. Sullivan today announced the appointment of[...]
Research in Action teaser image
Jun 01, 2007
Introducing a new multimedia feature from the Ford School—short video clips presenting our faculty discussing their[...]
Building Momentum in New Orleans teaser image
May 01, 2007
New Orleans knows about starting over. When the storm surge from Hurricane Katrina breached the city's levees and[...]
Class of 2007 raises $15,000 for Student Support! teaser image
Apr 20, 2007
In the fourth year of the Ford School's class gift program, the Class of 2007 raised over $15,000 and gathered support[...]
The United States and Great Britain have taken profoundly different approaches in developing genetic testing for breast cancer teaser image
Apr 12, 2007
This has serious implications for users of health care, says University of Michigan professor Shobita Parthasarathy[...]
Sheldon Danziger was quoted this week in two places teaser image
Apr 04, 2007
Sheldon Danziger was quoted this week in a New York Times article, "The End of the Line as Detroit Workers Know It" ([...]
Op-ed from Richard L. Hall in Tuesday Detroit Free Press teaser image
Apr 03, 2007
A war tax would help clarify debate. [ U-M Affiliates can read the full, archived article through the U-M library[...]
Ford School Students Roland McKay and John Chin Selected as 2007 Rosenthal Fellows
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Apr 02, 2007
Out of over 200 applicants from the top public policy and international relations programs in the country, two first[...]
Apr 02, 2007
The Gerald Ford School of Public Policy University of Michigan Out of over 200 applicants from the top public policy[...]
Charity Auction 2007 teaser image
Apr 01, 2007
The Spring Charity Auction is the most important student-led annual event at the Ford School. This year's was the[...]
Barry Rabe was quoted by the Chicago Tribune teaser image
Mar 02, 2007
Barry Rabe was quoted in a March 2 article titled "Big business sweats climate change laws." [ U-M Affiliates can read[...]
Rebecca Blank testified at the House Financial Services Committee hearing, "The State of the Economy, the State of the Labor Market, and the Conduct of Monetary Policy" teaser image
Feb 16, 2007
Read Blank's full testimony . Her testimony was cited in a story on NPR's Marketplace . [ Read article ]