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Rabe: Biden Administration faces conflicts in drilling decisions

Feb 2, 2023 The Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal: Barry Rabe, a professor of public policy at the University of Michigan’s Ford School of Public Policy, said that the Biden administration’s mixed decision reflected the challenges it faces balancing the need to curb...
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EPI brief looks at "Pre-k boost"

Jan 31, 2023
Children who attend a prekindergarten (Pre-K) program generally score higher on academic, social-emotional, and cognitive assessments at the start of kindergarten than children who do not. However, Pre-K nonattenders typically catch up to Pre-K...
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Overcoming workplace imposter syndrome

Jan 31, 2023
Many high-achieving employees describe feelings of self-doubt and not being intellectually capable to do their jobs. These feelings can be classified as “imposter syndrome” and it is a persistent issue among career women. A KPMG survey of 750 female...
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Stevenson receives 2022 award for public engagement

Jan 31, 2023
President Santa J. Ono is honoring University of Michigan faculty members Betsey Stevenson and Lilia Cortina with the 2022 presidential awards for public engagement. The awards recognize the recipients’ demonstrated commitment to public service,...
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Ali discusses controversial domestic terror statute

Jan 28, 2023 NBC News
Javed Ali, NBC News: Ali, a former senior U.S. government counterterrorism official, said such [domestic terrorism] cases highlight what could be a new development at the state and local level where authorities will begin to bring more domestic...
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Stevenson explains tech layoffs

Jan 27, 2023 Yahoo! News
Betsey Stevenson, Yahoo! News: "They hired for magical thinking. So what they're having to do right now is readjust for reality. As you've already shown, the layoffs we're seeing here are small compared to not just the hiring they did during 2020...
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Greetings from the Dean - The Briefing, January 2023

Jan 27, 2023
Dear friends,  Happy New Year from the Ford School!  We are incredibly proud of our alumni, and the impact they have on the public good. I am so happy to announce that our Alumni Board has named the recipient of the 2023 Neil Staebler...
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Stevenson breaks down new GDP numbers

Jan 26, 2023 MSNBC
Betsey Stevenson, MSNBC: "I think what we have learned is that when we give families and people enough money, to mean that we don't have a bunch of people who are at risk of eviction, losing their house, not putting food on the table, it gives them...
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Udow-Phillips: politics and medicine not a good mix

Jan 26, 2023 Politico
Marianne Udow-Phillips, Politico: "Politics has always been in medicine, no question, but the pandemic really exacerbated those issues. The profession is deeply examining the issue. There is tremendous worry. There is no question the profession is...
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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...
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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...
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Overcoming data collection challenges in ECE research

Jan 24, 2023
Rigorous research in early care and education requires high-quality data, often gathered through intensive in-person fieldwork. The COVID-19 pandemic upended the ECE sector, making it much more challenging to safely and successfully collect data in...
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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...