Departments and Research Centers

National Poverty Center

The National Poverty Center conducts multidisciplinary, policy-relevant research, mentors and trains emerging scholars, and informs public discourse on the causes and consequences of poverty.

 

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State & Hill

The right place at the right time, unfortunately

Sep 16, 2009
National Poverty Center surveying effects of recession and federal stimulus on Southeast Michigan workers and families Long affected by the loss of well-paid manufacturing jobs, workers and families in Southeast Michigan have been hit especially...

2014 Commencement Ceremony

Oct 1, 2014 1:39:31

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. The Charge to the Class was delivered by U.S. Senator Carl Levin. May, 2014.

Rebecca Blank: Inequality in America

Oct 1, 2014 1:10:31

Rebecca Blank investigates the problem of rising economic inequality in the United States and the various options for addressing it. April, 2014.

2013 Commencement Ceremony

Oct 1, 2014 1:33:27

The 2013 Charge to the Class was be delivered by Paul O'Neill. Also includes Susan Collins, Carl Simon, Amazin' Blue, Eli Day (BA'13) & Cynthia Rathinasamy (MPP'13). May, 2013.

2011 Commencement Ceremony

Oct 1, 2014 1:36:53

Robin Wright delivered the keynote address as the Ford School celebrated our 2011 MPP, PhD, and BA graduates. May, 2011.

2010 Commencement Ceremony

Oct 1, 2014 1:32:54

Michael Pan (MPP '99) delivered the keynote address as the Ford School celebrated our 2010 MPP, PhD, and BA graduates. May, 2010.

Insufficient Funds Part 2: Rebecca Blank Overview

Oct 1, 2014 0:16:38

Rebecca Blank presents an overview of the Brookings Institution discussion on how the recommendations of the book, "Insufficient Funds: Savings, Assets, Credit and Banking Among Low-Income Households" might be implemented. May, 2009.