Betsey Stevenson

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May 15, 2020
The rate of unemployment was recently recorded as 14.7%. Ford School economist Betsey Stevenson, who was Chief[...]
Link to:Healthcare sector takes a hit amidst the broader economic downturn
May 01, 2020
The news released on April 30 that the U.S. economy had shrunk 4.8 percent in the first quarter of 2020 confirmed that[...]
Link to:More Americans are unemployed than records show, says Stevenson
Apr 15, 2020
More than 17 million Americans have applied for unemployment insurance in the wake of mandatory business closures[...]
Link to:Ford School economists comment on Federal response to COVID-19
Mar 27, 2020
A historic $2 trillion relief package has just been approved by Congress in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and[...]
Link to:Government’s response is the economic indicator to watch, according to Betsey Stevenson
Mar 25, 2020
In uncertain times, forecasters across sectors are looking for indicators that can help them accurately predict what’s[...]

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Oct
07
Conversations Across Difference
Policy Talks @ the Ford School
Join us for a conversation with Lawrence H. Summers, former Secretary of the Treasury, and Maya MacGuineas, President of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, on whether the growing federal deficit is sustainable for the United States economy.
4:00 pm

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Nov
09
No one quite knows just what will unfold on November 8 . . . so the afternoon following the election, the Ford School will host an informal panel of experts to discuss the results and projected policy implications of 'Decision 2016'. Join former U.S. Congressman John Dingell, Ambassador Ron Weiser, Marina Whitman, Mara Ostfeld and Betsey Stevenson for what promises to be a compelling discussion.
2016 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Feb
06
Dear Ford School Alumni and Friends: The featured speaker will be Ford School/Brookings/ New York Times -affiliated economist, Justin Wolfers, discussing economics and happiness. Justin and his partner Betsey Stevenson—another nationally prominent economist, currently a member of the President's Council of Economic Advisers—joined the Ford School faculty in fall 2012.
2014 - 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
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Professor of Public Policy; Professor of Economics
Email:
betseys@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 615-9595

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