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
BA alum among 'Top 35 under 35' foreigners making an impact in Africa teaser image
Dec 16, 2013
Madelynne Wager (BA '13), a first generation college student from the small town of Greenville, Mich., knew she wanted[...]
Dec 16, 2013
Want to learn to curse in Bulgarian? Experience mixing, grinding, and stuffing your own sausages before you launch your[...]
Dec 16, 2013
The launch of the Institute of Public Administration (IPA) in 1946 was a turning point for the school now known as the[...]
Dec 16, 2013
As the University launches a major fundraising initiative, "Victors for Michigan," State & Hill speaks with the co-[...]
Dec 16, 2013
Scholarly CVs are long, there's no denying it, so it's not surprising that Paul N. Courant 's CV stretches a good[...]
Dec 16, 2013
Jason Weller (MPP '99) was just out of college, with a still-crisp undergraduate degree, when the native northern-[...]
Dec 14, 2013
Legislation allowing intrastate crowdfunding in Michigan, which will allow the sales of securities to an unlimited[...]
Whitman praises "pioneering" selection of Mary Barra as General Motors CEO teaser image
Dec 10, 2013
In an interview with Business Insider , Marina v.N. Whitman explains why choosing Mary Barra as the first female chief[...]
Wolfers and McIntyre featured in roundup of most important economic stories of 2013 teaser image
Dec 10, 2013
Ford School professor Justin Wolfers and current masters student Adrianna McIntyre (MPP/MPH '15) among 43 economists,[...]
Give the people a centrist party, says Whitman teaser image
Dec 09, 2013
Marina v.N. Whitman , professor at the Ford School and the Ross School of Business, likes to say that she didn't leave[...]
Dec 05, 2013
An article in the Detroit Free Press outlines the impact for Michigan if federal emergency unemployment benefits are[...]
Dec 03, 2013
Alyssa Mouton (MPP/MPH '14) will gain experience in the art of advocacy at a practicum held March 8 – March 15, 2014 in[...]
Jacob receives Walton Family Foundation grant to study online learning teaser image
Nov 27, 2013
Brian Jacob , Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Education Policy and co-director of the Education Policy Initiative ,[...]
Wolfers hired for New York Times data driven website  teaser image
Nov 26, 2013
Justin Wolfers will be brought on as a contributing columnist for an upcoming New York Times venture focused on[...]
Nov 26, 2013
Like to surf the web? Online ordering for a select number of Ford School Spirit Store items is now available via[...]
Nov 22, 2013
In a Detroit Free Press opinion article , Elisabeth Gerber writes that pending legislation that would allow[...]
Levitsky interviewed on implications of relaxed marijuana restrictions teaser image
Nov 19, 2013
On an episode of Michigan Radio's Stateside program , Melvyn Levitsky discusses the history of relaxed marijuana[...]
Rabe discusses state's low recycling rate on Michigan Radio teaser image
Nov 14, 2013
With a recycling rate of less than 20 percent, Michigan falls far below both the regional and national average. In an[...]
Whitman speculates about the priorities of a political party appealing to moderates teaser image
Nov 14, 2013
In Detroit Free Press op-ed , Marina v. N. Whitman asks "what would a political party that appeals to moderates look[...]
Nov 14, 2013
Voting is now open for the six open seats on the Ford School Alumni Board . The Board supports the activities of the[...]
Catfish inspection program could impact ability for U.S. to get trade concessions, says Ciorciari  teaser image
Nov 13, 2013
John Ciorciari was quoted in a New York Times article on the potential for a pending catfish inspection program to[...]
Davis quoted in New York Times article on effects of warning labels on children's medicines teaser image
Nov 11, 2013
A new study from researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that reforms made surrounding[...]
Danziger comments on what we can learn from change in poverty rate under revised census measure teaser image
Nov 07, 2013
This week, the Census Bureau released 2012 poverty numbers under the supplemental poverty measure, which calculates the[...]
Danziger pens Huffington Post op-ed on persistent effects of the Great Recession teaser image
Nov 07, 2013
In a Huffington Post opinion article, " Ravages of the Great Recession ," Sheldon Danziger writes that Congress's[...]
Dynarski-Kreisman plan for student loan repayment reform cited in Wall Street Journal teaser image
Nov 06, 2013
A proposal by Sue Dynarski and Education Policy Initiative postdoctoral research fellow Daniel Kreisman for a single[...]
Nov 06, 2013
On November 6, Steve Rzeppa (BA '14) became an elected policy maker in his hometown of Trenton, Michigan, a small city[...]
Nov 01, 2013
A Ford School MPP prepares graduates for careers in domestic and international affairs across a wide range of policy[...]
Nov 01, 2013
Security officials in China have blamed the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM), a little-known militant group, for[...]
Nov 01, 2013
A single gift can make a difference, and gifts to the Ford School yield impressive returns. The Annenberg Professorship[...]
Archiving mass atrocities gives victims a chance to uncover the truth teaser image
Oct 31, 2013
Egyptian protesters feared security agents were shredding and burning documents of abuses under the Hosni Mubarak[...]
Oct 31, 2013
Following the explosion in Tiananmen Square on October 28th, which Beijing police have labeled a terrorist attack, Phil[...]
Oct 30, 2013
Employers can now request the resumes of Master of Public Policy and Master of Public Administration students to find[...]
Dynarski presents policy proposal on making borrowing work for today's students teaser image
Oct 22, 2013
On October 21, The Hamilton Project hosted a forum on the evolving role of higher education in American society. At the[...]
Rising child poverty long trend in the making, says Danziger teaser image
Oct 22, 2013
Sheldon Danziger was quoted in a Fox News article about rising child poverty. The article covers a study by the[...]
Chamberlin comments on Governor Snyder decision to close NERD Fund teaser image
Oct 21, 2013
On October 20, Governor Rick Snyder announced he will close his nonprofit, the New Energy to Reinvent and Diversify ([...]
Oct 20, 2013
Local government leaders in Michigan report their employees' unions made more concessions in negotiations this year[...]
Levy remarks on impact of ACA subsidies and rollout glitches teaser image
Oct 18, 2013
Nearly one month into the rollout of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Helen Levy responds to criticisms about the[...]
Wolfers comments on 2013 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science winners teaser image
Oct 18, 2013
On October 14, Eugene F. Fama, Lars Peter Hansen, and Robert J. Shiller were awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in[...]
Oct 18, 2013
Education Policy Initiative postdoctoral research fellow Joshua Hyman will use the Spencer Foundation grant to study[...]
New site on the development of human rights standards and advocacy launches teaser image
Oct 17, 2013
"Working on this site has been a labor of love," said Susan Waltz, Ford School faculty member and practitioner in the[...]
Oct 17, 2013
Christopher Falcone (MPP '14), Matthew Papadapoluos (MPP/MA '13), Erin Sullivan (MPP '14), and Jessica Teng (MPP '14)[...]
Levy explains why ACA unlikely to impact health care coverage provided by employers teaser image
Oct 16, 2013
In a UPI article , Helen Levy addresses concerns about how health care reform will impact coverage provided by[...]
Oct 16, 2013
On October 14, Elisabeth Gerber spoke at a city council work session covering regional transportation initiatives .[...]
Yellen has most Fed system experience, Whitman explains teaser image
Oct 09, 2013
Marina Whitman was quoted by the Yahoo! Finance blog The Daily Ticker about the nomination of Janet Yellen as the next[...]
Ford School faculty leading the way on Affordable Care Act discussion  teaser image
Oct 09, 2013
Two Ford School professors, Helen Levy and Dr. Matthew Davis are using online platforms to provide clarity on the[...]
Oct 09, 2013
As I write this our government remains partially shut down. I am reminded of President Ford’s insistence that reaching[...]
Oct 09, 2013
Graduate Career Services and Alumni Relations have launched an alumni-in-residence program where graduates spend a half[...]
Oct 09, 2013
Ford School Alumni Board members Elle Beard (BA '09), Kate Brady-Medley (MPP '01), and Daniela Pineda (PhD '10) issued[...]
Oct 09, 2013
The latest edition of the Ford School feed, an email news source for alumni and friends of the school, arrived in[...]
Dynarski and Hyman receive APPAM's Raymond Vernon Memorial Award for excellence in research teaser image
Oct 08, 2013
"Experimental Evidence on the Effect of Childhood Investments on Postsecondary Degree Attainment and Degree Completion[...]