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Bohnett Fellows create impact in the City of Detroit

Jan 26, 2023
Each year, the Ford School’s David Bohnett Foundation Leadership and Public Service Fellowship provides three talented master’s students with tuition support, health care, and a funded internship with the City of Detroit. Last summer, 2021 Bohnett...
In the Media

Ali addresses impact of top FBI official's arrest

Jan 25, 2023 ABC News
Javed Ali, ABC News: "The arrest of the former head of the FBI New York field office's head of counterintelligence on money laundering charges connected to a Russian oligarch with strong ties to President Putin is a serious development that may have...
In the Media

Hall analyzes Michigan campaign funding

Jan 24, 2023 MLive
Richard Hall, MLive: "You go where the money is, right? The fact that a candidate might be raising a relatively small share of his campaign contributions from in-district means something different if he comes from a relatively low-income...
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Ford School names Weill Scholars and Weill Youth Policy Fellows

Jan 24, 2023
Seven outstanding master’s students have been named as 2022 Weill Scholars and Weill Youth Policy Fellows. Weill Scholars Shirley Araiza Santaella (MPP ‘24), David Castro (MPP '24), Moriah Nacionales-Tafoya (MPP ‘24), Juan Sandoval (MPP ‘24), and...
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Stevenson links technological advancement to income inequality

Jan 20, 2023 The Economist
Betsey Stevenson, The Economist: "I think that's a fair assessment, and I think the question is, why? And that's where the complications come in. Some of that is from what economists call skill-biased technological change. So we've seen the wages of...
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Ali discusses timeline of Biden documents investigation

Jan 20, 2023 The New Republic
Javed Ali, The New Republic: "I don’t think it’s going to wrap up in days, and probably not weeks; I think it’s going to take several months. These special counsel investigations usually take a while to unfold. I think, conservatively, we’re talking...
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Yang provides insight into the mistreatment of migrant workers

Jan 20, 2023
International migrant workers are at major risk of suffering abuses from their employers. Migrants who work for private households as domestic workers (DWs) are considered especially vulnerable given that they live in their employers’ homes where...
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Hanson analyzes how classified documents could hurt Biden in 2024

Jan 19, 2023 Folha de Sao Paulo
Jonathan Hanson, Folha de Sao Paulo: "The case shames and removes an advantage that Biden had against Trump. Even if the magnitude of what we're talking about is substantially different, in the number of documents the former president had and the...
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Wolfers discusses inflation and interest rates

Jan 19, 2023 WDET 101.9
Justin Wolfers, WDET 101.9: "Inflation was distressing. Right now, it may still be a little distressing. The future looks like it's going to be a whole lot less distressing.  The Fed's worried because inflation still is above its target level. It...
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Wolfers explains the debt ceiling

Jan 19, 2023 One News Page
Justin Wolfers, One News Page: "The person who raises your credit card limit is the credit card company. It's the lender. Speaker McCarthy is part of the government. The government is the borrower. The only choice the borrower makes, and we all face...
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Page discusses Yellen's African tour

Jan 18, 2023 Africa News
Susan Page, Africa News: "I think the main objective [of the trip] will be to position themselves in relation to China, which is a shame because African countries want to be considered for what they are, not as a battleground between great...
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Ali discusses depths Putin will go to in war against Ukraine

Jan 17, 2023 Newsweek
Javed Ali, Newsweek: "The Wagner Group's paramilitary nature and disregard of international human rights and acceptable standards of military conduct also demonstrate the depths Putin's regime will pursue, regardless of the destructive nature of...
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Ciorciari analyzes Pakistan's economic crisis

Jan 17, 2023
Pakistan is facing a multidimensional crisis. Its economy is teetering on collapse due to a possible political crisis, the rupee plummeting and inflation at decades-high levels, devastating floods, and a significant shortage of energy. Offering...
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Showcasing student talent to inspire democratic engagement

Jan 15, 2023
Five student acts will vie for prizes at a free, festival-style concert at Hill Auditorium on January 21 in a performance that celebrates the grand finale of the Songs for Democracy competition. The competition invited students to compose...
In the Media

Ali evaluates state of war in Ukraine

Jan 13, 2023 TRT World
Javed Ali, TRT World: "I don't think there's any credible effort to engage in peace talks, just based on the nature of the ferocious fighting in the east. It seems like each side is looking to break through against the other in these pockets, but...
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Ali analyzes Biden classified documents

Jan 13, 2023 CBC
Javed Ali, CBC: "It's really alarming to hear of these two different batches separated by time, and it could be two different circumstances behind them as well, just from what little we know on the outside. But as I've said in some other interviews,...
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Dominguez breaks down how exchange rates impact inflation

Jan 13, 2023 BBC
Kathryn Dominguez, BBC: "We saw this really dramatic appreciation of the dollar when the US was really moving most forcefully against inflation earlier in 2022. As exchange rates stabilize, that kind of moving of inflation from one country to...
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Ali comments on Biden classified material case

Jan 12, 2023 CBS News
Javed Ali, CBS News: "As a former intelligence professional, we were all indoctrinated to never leave our offices with any classified material whatsoever. I mean, that's the whole point of the...
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Stevenson breaks down latest CPI report

Jan 12, 2023 Washington Post
Betsey Stevenson, Washington Post: "What we saw in the inflation data is that what [the Fed] is doing is working. And so far, it hasn’t slowed the economy so much that we’ve seen net losses in jobs. We’ve seen some corrections in the labor market....
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Announcing winter 2023 Ford School events

Jan 11, 2023
 The Ford School is pleased to announce an exciting lineup for the winter 2023 Policy Talks @ the Ford School series and other special public events hosted with partners from across campus. Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise...