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Ford School economists comment on Federal response to COVID-19

Mar 27, 2020
A historic $2 trillion relief package has just been approved by Congress in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and subsequent economic crisis. Professors Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers have weighed in on the relief package and the economic...

Shaefer discusses jump in joblessness that strains safety nets

Mar 27, 2020
With widespread shutdowns of businesses across the country due to COVID-19, states have seen a dramatic rise in the number of unemployed and those seeking unemployment benefits. This week, unemployment claims jumped 2000% in Michigan, putting the...
Conversations Across Difference, Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Maya MacGuineas and Lawrence H. Summers: Is the federal deficit unsustainable?

Oct 7, 2020, 4:00-5:00 pm EDT
Join us for a conversation with Lawrence H. Summers, former Secretary of the Treasury, and Maya MacGuineas, President of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, on whether the growing federal deficit is sustainable for the United States economy.
CLOSUP Lecture Series

Detroit's fiscal issues - now, and into the future

Oct 31, 2016, 11:30 am-1:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Betty Ford Classroom (1110)
Carol O'Cleireacain became Deputy Mayor for Economic Policy, Planning & Strategy in October 2014. She is a nationally recognized expert on fiscally troubled states and local governments.
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