Throughout his career in academia and in government, Ford School Dean Michael S. Barr has sought ways to help low-income people get better access to the financial system, and to change the financial system to work better for low-income...
Mary Gallagher, Kenneth Lieberthal, Ann Chih Lin, and moderator Michael S. Barr discuss current relations between the United States and China and possible paths forward given COVID and the upcoming U.S. elections. October, 2020.
The federal deficit has reached historic levels in recent years, even before Congress passed the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) in March 2020. Join us for a conversation with Lawrence H.
An online conversation between Richard Cordray and Dean Michael S. Barr on Cordray's distinguished career and his new book, Watchdog: How Protecting Consumers Can Save Our Families, Our Economy, and Our Democracy.
Ambassador Susan Rice and Michael Barr, Dean of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, discuss Ambassador Rice's distinguished career and her book, "Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For." January, 2020.
William J. Burns is president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the oldest international affairs think tank in the United States. Amb. Burns discusses his new book "The Back Channel," and takes audience questions.
Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton; Professor of Law Barry Friedman, New York University; and Jessica Gillooly, PhD candidate of the Ford School, in a panel moderated by David Thacher examine racial bias in emergency calls. February, 2019
Jane Coaston, Jonathan Metzl, Rebecca Cunningham and moderator Paula Lantz discuss competing views on how best to frame or define the problem of gun violence and priority policy solutions. February, 2019.