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John D. Ciorciari

Associate Professor of Public Policy; Director, International Policy Center
Ciorciari is an associate professor of public policy and director of the Ford School's Weiser Diplomacy Center and International Policy Center. His research focuses on international law and politics in the Global South.
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Susan M. Collins

Edward M Gramlich Collegiate Professor of Public Policy, and Professor of Economics, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Collins is Provost of the University of Michigan. She is also the Edward M. Gramlich Collegiate Professor of Public Policy, professor of economics, and former dean of the Ford School (2007-17). She is an international economist whose research interests center on understanding and fostering economic growth in industrial, emerging market, and developing countries.
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Justin Wolfers

Professor of Public Policy; Professor of Economics
Wolfers's research interests include labor economics, macroeconomics, political economy, social policy, law and economics, and behavioral economics. He is a research associate with the National Bureau for Economic Research, a senior fellow of the Brookings Institution and the Peterson Institute for International Economics, a research affiliate with the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London, and an international research fellow at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy in Germany.

Stevenson debunks five myths about the Fed in Washington Post

Aug 9, 2019
Ford School Professor Betsey Stevenson tackled misconceptions about the Federal Reserve in a “Five myths” Washington Post column, published August 2, titled “Five myths about the Federal Reserve.” In the wake of the Federal Reserve’s recent...
State & Hill

Policy analysis and prescience, making life better

Dec 18, 2014
To solve a vexing problem. To seize a promising opportunity. To find the best path forward. For centuries, for millennia, we’ve sought the power of prescience. These days, policy analysis—well and thoughtfully done—is among the most powerful tools...

Fed stays cautious on recovery stimulus

Jul 31, 2014
"It would be hard to make a strong case at this point that the economy is roaring out of a slow recovery," Kathryn Dominguez says in the Bankrate.com article by Allison Ross, "Federal Reserve preview: No summer blockbuster." The article notes that...

Yellen has most Fed system experience, Whitman explains

Oct 9, 2013
Marina Whitman was quoted by the Yahoo! Finance blog The Daily Ticker about the nomination of Janet Yellen as the next head of the federal reserve bank."Janet is the most experienced in the way the Fed system works, having had positions at all...

Wolfers quoted in Marketplace segment on Fed transcripts

Jan 21, 2013
Justin Wolfers was quoted in a segment on American Public Media's Marketplace about Federal Reserve Board deliberations in the run-up to the Great Recession. The Fed recently released transcripts for its 2007 meetings that show substantial...

Greetings from the Dean

Sep 8, 2011
Dear Alumni and Friends, I’ve recently returned from Jackson Hole, Wyo., where I participated once again in the Federal Reserve Bank’s annual Economic Policy Symposium. This year’s focus was long-term global economic growth. With volatile...

Greetings from the Dean

Sep 8, 2011
Dear Alumni and Friends, I’ve recently returned from Jackson Hole, Wyo., where I participated once again in the Federal Reserve Bank’s annual Economic Policy Symposium. This year’s focus was long-term global economic growth. With volatile...

A letter from the Board Chair

Jan 25, 2011
Dear Alumni and Friends, Happy New Year! I am pleased to write to you with updates from the Ford School Alumni Board and provide some of the details of what you already know: Ford School graduates continue to be recognized as leaders in both the...