The session features the inaugural cohort of the ARC research and community impact fellows—U-M faculty members who are engaged in cutting-edge research and scholarship on racial inequality and justice and who use a variety of community-centered approaches to affect change in multiple systems and settings.
Following opening remarks by President Mark Schlissel, U.N. Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa Vera Songwe and U-M Provost Susan M. Collins will kick off U-M Africa Week with a fireside chat.
Come by the Ford School's Great Hall to watch journalist Bankole Thompson host a live broadcast of his radio program. Redline with Bankole Thompson is a public affairs program that airs weekdays 12-2pm ET on 910AM Super Station-Detroit hosted by journalist and Detroit News columnist Bankole Thompson.
Gilbert S. Omenn and Martha A. Darling Health Policy Fund
Two elected leaders and a roundtable of U-M researchers will convene to mark the 50th anniversary of the legislation that created the Medicare system and the 80th anniversary of Social Security's creation.
In his book with co-author Ann Heindel, John Ciorciari examines the contentious politics behind the tribunal's creation, it's flawed legal and institutional design, and the frequent politicized impasses that have undermined its ability to deliver credible and efficient justice and leave a positive legacy.
Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Lecture Series,
Policy Talks @ the Ford School
About the event In a conversation moderated by Susan Waltz, Margo Picken and John Ciorciari will discuss the positive and negative effects of the UN-backed Khmer Rouge trials that began several years ago in "extraordinary chambers" of the courts of Cambodia. Will they bring "closure" to the country's dark past?
Dear Ford School Alumni and Friends: The featured speaker will be Ford School/Brookings/New York Times-affiliated economist, Justin Wolfers, discussing economics and happiness. Justin and his partner Betsey Stevenson—another nationally prominent economist, currently a member of the President's Council of Economic Advisers—joined the Ford School faculty in fall 2012.
Free and open to the public. Preceded by a reception in the Great Hall at the Ford School at 5:00 PM. Join the conversation on Twitter: #FordPolicyUnion. About the event This Ford Policy Union event will feature a debate on the policy of free trade, which is the elimination of import tariffs and other artificial barriers to international trade. Professor Alan Deardorff, a noted international trade scholar, will argue that the U.S.
Free and open to the public. Remarks Susan Collins, Dean, Gerald R. Ford School Nojin Kwak, Director, Nam Center for Korean Studies Speakers Ambassador Thomas C. Hubbard is Chairman of The Korea Society and senior director at McLarty Associates, where he specializes in Asian affairs.
Panelists: Alan Deardorff, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and Department of Economics, University of Michigan Susan M. Collins, Joan and Sanford Weill Dean of Public Policy, University of Michigan Mark B. Padilla, School of Public Health, University of Michigan Susan Waltz, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan Co-sponsored with the International Policy Student Association and the International Policy Center.
The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and Department of Economics will host a Festschrift titled 'Comparative Advantage, Economic Growth, and the Gains from Trade and Globalization' in honor of Alan Deardorff on Friday and Saturday, October 2-3, 2009. Princeton University professor and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman will deliver the keynote address on Friday, 10/2 at 3:00pm. Registration is required for the Festschrift.