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Link to:Ford School students team up with the School of Information to help communities with COVID-19 challenges
Aug 13, 2020
Summer Citizen Interaction Design Fellows – students from across the university, including from the Ford School– are[...]
Link to:Stevenson and Wolfers say Michigan’s go-slow approach is good for public health and the economy
Aug 13, 2020
When other states were reopening their economies in May, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer was taking a go-slow approach,[...]
Link to:Detroit unemployment rate drops, but 1 in 5 residents in financial trouble
Aug 13, 2020
More Detroiters have returned to work amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but many families continue to have difficulty[...]
Link to:Applications for Financial Aid Lagging Among Michigan Low-Income Students
Aug 10, 2020
The economic hardship for low-income families caused by the COVID-19 pandemic may have another casualty: high school[...]
Link to:Dean Barr publishes new paper to assist teaching about pandemic financial response
Aug 07, 2020
Michael Barr , Dean of the Ford School, has been observing the financial response to the COVID-19 pandemic closely, as[...]


Related Past Events

Policy Talks @ the Ford School
Luke Shaefer, Alford A. Young Jr., and Michael S. Barr will discuss some of the ways that policymakers and communities are attempting to combat poverty during the COVID-19 crisis.
2020 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
This event will be virtual. Ten years after the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act, and in the midst of an even more devastating economic and public health crisis, what are the risks to the financial system and the U.S. economy? This conference will explore whether the Act created an enduring structure to make the financial system fairer, safer, and better harnessed to the needs of the real economy. Panels will explore the policy choices made in the Dodd-Frank Act, DFA’s implementation over the decade, changes during the Trump Administration, current and potential risks to the financial system, debates over consumer protection, and the future of reform.
2020 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
U-M Professors Yuen Yuen Ang, Pauline Jones, Ann Lin, Laura Rozek, and Twila Tardif will present findings from a survey that they--along with other U-M researchers--have conducted over the past month.
2020 - 10:00 am
Policy Talks @ the Ford School
Paula Lantz, Associate Dean of the Ford School and James B. Hudak Professor of Health Policy, and Michael S. Barr, Dean of the Ford School, will discuss the emerging social epidemiology of COVID-19 and current understanding regarding public health and social policy responses.
2020 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Policy Talks @ the Ford School
Join Ford School professors Betsey Stevenson, Justin Wolfers, and Ford School Dean Michael S. Barr for a discussion on the challenges of navigating an economic crisis during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
2020 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am