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Rabe's Brookings blog addresses methane mitigation policy

Sep 16, 2021 Brookings blog
In a recent Brookings blog, Barry Rabe discusses how the federal government may learn from successful state policies to mitigate methane emissions. "Methane appears to be enjoying its 15 minutes of fame—with even more notoriety likely on the...
In the Media

Wileden examines COVID-19 racial disparities in Detroit

Mar 3, 2021 Brookings
"One in every 645 Black people in the United States can expect to die from COVID-19, per data from February 2021. Blacks are 2.1 times more likely than whites to die from the virus. In fact, if Blacks had the same death rate as whites from COVID-19,...
In the Media

Rabe urges Biden administration to prioritize methane in climate policy

Nov 30, 2020 Brookings Institution Planet Policy
"The Biden administration could declare that America is finally ready to lead on methane mitigation. It could design a suite of world-class regulatory and disclosure tools to minimize methane releases for as long as oil and gas continue to be used,"...
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Rabe cited in Forbes on EPA greenhouse gas rules

Jun 3, 2014
Ford School Professor Barry Rabe was cited in Howard Gleckman's June 2 Forbes article "Could EPA's New Greenhouse Gas Rule Open the Door to a New State-based Gas Tax?" "The proposed EPA rules, which Brookings senior fellow Barry Rabe describes as...
State & Hill

Opening doors to higher education

Sep 16, 2009
The Obama Administration implements Susan Dynarski's research on financial aid Stretched family incomes, fewer private sources of credit, and rising tuition costs–while still a key predictor of lifetime earnings, a college education has become...

Susan M. Collins named dean of the Ford School

Jun 8, 2007
University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman and Provost Teresa A. Sullivan today announced the appointment of Susan M. Collins as the next Joan and Sanford Weill Dean of Public Policy. The five-year appointment, made in review and discussion...
Citi Foundation Lecture, Policy Talks @ the Ford School

A conversation with Roger Ferguson, hosted by Justin Wolfers

Sep 22, 2015, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre
Former Vice Chairman of the Federal Reserve System and *View the stream* CEO of TIAA-CREF Roger Ferguson and Professor of Public Policy and Economics Justin Wolfers sit down for a conversation that economists or financial policy wonks won't want to miss!
Ford School
Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Choices for federal spending and taxes

Sep 20, 2012, 1:00-2:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall
Policy Talks @ the Ford School Free and open to the public. Reception to follow. Join the conversation on Twitter: #policytalks About the lecture If we maintain our current spending and tax policies, the federal budget deficit will be so large that debt will continue to rise much faster than GDP. That cannot go on indefinitely. We will need at least to stabilize debt as a share of GDP, and we may decide to push debt back down toward the share of GDP it represented during the past several decades.

Insufficient Funds Part 1: Ron Haskins Welcome

May 4, 2009 1:04:52

Ron Haskins welcomes everyone to 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.

Insufficient Funds Part 5: William Gale Policy and Research

May 4, 2009 0:12:09

William Gale talks about policy and research at 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.