Two leading voices for rural prosperity: Tony Pipa (Scholar, Center for Sustainable Development, Brookings Institution, and Host, Reimagine Rural Podcast), share his experiences visiting rural communities across the country, and Sarah Lucas (Direc
The 2023 Mayors Forum will focus on topics particular to Big Ten college cities including development of infrastructure that promotes social cohesion, challenges and opportunities of creating an infrastructure for urban technology, and campus and
The 16/50 Project hosts an interactive panel experience to meet the force of women leading communities in Michigan, engage with local government challenges, and learn more about the municipal management profession. March, 2022.
This webinar analyzes the testimony the Commission has received from citizens and Communities of Interest about their mapping preferences, a discussion of the timeline for creating final maps, and useful tips for the public. September, 2021.
Stephanie Leiser, lecturer in the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, discusses the Local Fiscal Health Project, an initiative of the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy to help local governments navigate fiscal challenges.
Learn how to participate in the process of drawing the new district maps in Michigan, the role of "communities of interest", and how to engage with the new Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission in the redistricting process.
This lecture discusses the use of longitudinal administrative tax data from Washington DC (DC) to study how Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) expansions undertaken by the Washington DC affect income and inequality in the city.
Professor Teodoro discusses alternative ownership and management models for water and sewer utilities, as well as the political dimensions of public, private, and public-private partnerships. January, 2019.
In this presentation, Sanya Carley introduces a framework for conceptualizing vulnerability and then provide an illustration of its potential application using the case of the renewable portfolio standard. March, 2018.
Thomas to discuss voter registration policy and effects of President Trump's voter fraud commission, Voting Rights Act and allegations of Russian interference, challenges and reforms going forward. November, 2017.
How do Americans think about energy? Is the debate over fossil fuels, nuclear power, and renewable energy highly partisan and ideological? David Konisky answers these questions & more in a discussion of his 2014 book, Cheap and Clean.
Ian Rowlands examines the ways in which electricity generated by renewable resources (like solar and wind) have been encouraged in the province of Ontario (Canada) during the past 20 years. September, 2015.
Mark Brewer, Joe Schwarz, Charles L. Ballard, Ted Parson, Carl Simon, and moderator Jack Lessenberry discuss how the policies of the presidential candidates will impact Michigan. November, 2008. Sponsored by Michigan Radio and CLOSUP.