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CLOSUP Lecture Series
Professor Tuohy will speak about her new book, Remaking Policy: Scale, Pace and Political Strategy in Health Care Reform (University of Toronto Press 2018). The book presents a new theoretical framework for addressing perennial questions about the drivers of policy change. It argues that the scale and pace of major policy change - change that alters the balance of power, the methods of control or the organizing principles of a policy arena – are fundamentally driven by political calculations at the centre of government, as political actors assess their ability to overcome vetoes not only in the present but also over time. The book develops this argument by drawing on ten cases of health policy change across seven decades (1945-2017) and four nations (the United States, Britain, the Netherlands and Canada). In her talk Prof. Tuohy will pay particular attention to the American cases, showing why the US is especially prone to “mosaic” bursts of simultaneous small-scale changes, and why both “big-bang” (large scale, fast paced) and “blueprint” (large scale, slow paced) strategies have proved elusive.
2018 - 11:30 am to 12:50 pm
Gilbert S. Omenn and Martha A. Darling Health Policy Fund
Policy Talks @ the Ford School
With panelists Gail Wilensky, Jonathan Cohn, and John Ayanian, and moderator Paula Lantz.
2018 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Book Talks @ The Ford School
Gilbert S. Omenn and Martha A. Darling Health Policy Fund
Policy Talks @ the Ford School
How is it possible that the United States, which spends more than any other nation on health care and insurance, now has a population markedly less healthy than those of many other nations? Sociologist and public health expert James S. House calls for a complete reorientation of how we think about health.
2015 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Citi Foundation Lecture
Policy Talks @ the Ford School
Please join us for a conversation with President and CEO of CARE USA Helene D. Gayle and Ford School faculty Marina Whitman and Sharon Maccini on current trends in international development aid, microfinance, and global health initiatives.
2013 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
CLOSUP Lecture Series
Free and open to the public: Reception to follow. The Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation (CHRT) will bring together key Massachusetts and Michigan business leaders along with University of Michigan experts to explore lessons from Massachusetts' experience with health reform and what may be ahead as the Affordable Care Act is implemented in Michigan. Join us for an interactive panel discussion including: Thomas Buchmueller
2013 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Related Courses

PUBPOL 750.001
Topics: Health Economics and U.S. Health Policy
U-M Class#: 
9:00am - 11:50am
1210 WEILL