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Ford School announces plans for Winter 2021

Nov 9, 2020
A letter from Ford School Dean Michael Barr: Dear Ford School community, By now you've seen the message from President Schlissel earlier today, announcing the University's plans for Winter semester. University leaders have learned from the...
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Stevenson testifies on the effects of fiscal relief inaction

Sep 11, 2020
"One of the problems we've seen is that high-income households have really boosted their savings [with CARES Act funding]. And when you're saving, you're not spending and that's part of what's caused the economy to contract." Read the full Law...
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Dominguez on economic fallout from COVID-19 pandemic

Aug 12, 2020
The economic impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic has been dramatic and wide ranging, affecting millions of Americans and their employment, incomes, health care, and access to education, while exposing significant inequality in all of those...
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Goldenberg calls for advanced handling of absentee ballots

Aug 6, 2020
The August 4 primary election in Michigan saw a record 1.4 million absentee ballots, according to Mlive. Two million ballot requests had been processed in 2020, compared to only 500-thousand in 2016. 6,500 poll workers were recruited for the vote...
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Meet our new faculty: Charlotte Cavaillé

Aug 5, 2020
Charlotte Cavaillé is an assistant professor of public policy at the Ford School, who is arriving at the Ford School after a year as a visiting fellow at Princeton University's Center for the Study of Democratic Politics. She comes to the Ford...
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Combating poverty and inequality amidst a pandemic

Jul 19, 2020
Ford School Dean Michael S. Barr, Associate Dean and Poverty Solutions Director Luke Shaefer and Alford A. Young Jr., Professor of Sociology and African and African American Studies and courtesy faculty at the Ford School, discussed some of the ways...