Michael Barr

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Link to:Dean Michael Barr sounds off: Washington politics put renters at risk
Sep 21, 2018
In a recent Market Watch article focusing on the lack of financial regulations in the housing market, Ford School Dean[...]
Link to:Dean Michael Barr encourages community to turn up turnout
Sep 20, 2018
A letter from Dean Michael S. Barr to the Ford School community Dear Ford School students, staff, and faculty, As you[...]
Link to:Welcome, and welcome back, Fordies!
Sep 04, 2018
A letter from Dean Michael S. Barr to the Ford School community Dear friends, Good morning! I write with great[...]
Link to:Fifth annual BA yearbook released, celebrating undergraduate classes of 2018 and 2019
Jul 16, 2018
The Ford School's fifth annual BA yearbook —released on Monday, July 16—proudly celebrates the many undergraduate[...]
Link to:Planet Money podcast on banking
Jul 03, 2018
Dean Michael Barr is featured on a recent episode of The Indicator , a podcast from NPR's Planet Money. The episode,[...]

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Related Past Events

Feb
08
You are invited to the 2018 Washington, DC Alumni-Student Career Networking Reception.
2018 - 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Dec
04
Policy Talks @ the Ford School
Distinguished Senior Policy Advisor Dave Camp and dean Michael Barr to discuss federal tax reform on Monday, Dec. 4. Dialogue to be moderated by University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel.
2017 - 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Oct
06
The Ford School welcomes Ford School alumni and friends back to Ann Arbor this fall! Drop-in Office Hours Stop-in, meet[...]
2017 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
May
30
With generous support from the Trehan Foundation. Join in the conversation with the hashtag #fordschoolgramlich Edward M. (Ned) Gramlich was among the most productive policy economists of his day–a day stretching from the mid-1960s until his death in 2007. In addition to producing academic (often practical) work relevant to dozens of policy issues, he was an accomplished administrator and leader. He was founding dean of the Gerald R.
2014 - 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Sep
19
The financial crisis lay bare how the financial system failed the nation but left hidden the many ways in which that system still fails the most vulnerable Americans. In No Slack, Michael S. Barr explores how low- and moderate-income households cope with financial stress, use financial services to make ends meet, and often come up short. Many households were overleveraged or paid high costs for financial services, while others lacked access to useful financial products that can cushion against economic instability.
2012 - 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Related Faculty/Staff

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Joan and Sanford Weill Dean of Public Policy, Frank Murphy Collegiate Professor of Public Policy, Roy F. and Jean Humphrey Proffitt Professor of Law
Email:
msbarr@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 763-2258