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Mar
14
About James S. House: The Ford School's James S. House will deliver the 13th Henry Russel Lecture, titled: "Beyond Obamacare: Social Determinants and Disparities in Health and America's Paradoxical Crisis of Health Care and Health." James S. House is the Angus Campbell Distinguished University Professor of Survey Research, Public Policy and Sociology.
2013 - 4:00 pm to 12:00 am
Feb
14
Leah Nichols, Postdoctoral Fellow in Science, Technology, and Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy Commentator: Jason Owen-Smith, Associate Professor of Sociology and Organizational Studies, University of Michigan Co-sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research and the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute Abstract: For the past thirty years, significant policy attention has been given to improving the transfer of technology from universities to private industry in an effort to improve U.S.
2011 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Feb
07
Dr. Gail Wilensky , an economist and a Senior Fellow at Project HOPE (an international health education foundation) analyzes and develops policies relating to health care reform and to ongoing changes in the health care environment. Dr.
2008 - 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
May
04
Overview Traditional measures of poverty are based on income: if income is below a given threshold, then the family is determined to be poor. Some economists have suggested that a family's well-being is better measured by their total spending rather than their total income. That is, some families can have a satisfactory standard of living even if they have low current income. This may be due to the fact that the family can support consumption by drawing down assets.
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