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Recession Aftershocks Predicted for Michigan Cities and Towns

Apr 22, 2010
Mounting evidence suggests that an economic recovery is in view. Unemployment isn't rising as quickly as it once was. Consumer spending has increased for four consecutive months. Household net worth is growing. While the economy may be turning...
CLOSUP Lecture Series

Fourth Annual United States-Canada Conference 2013

Mar 22, 2013, 5:30-8:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall
Open to the Public Dr. Henry Pollack, Professor Emeritus of Geophysics at the University of Michigan, and Tom Clynes, contributing editor at Popular Science, will deliver the keynote speech for the Fourth Annual U.S.-Canada Policy Conference, hosted by the Domestic Policy Corps and the International Policy Students Association. The 2013 conference, entitled "Planning for 2050: North American Policy for the Future of the Arctic," will focus on U.S. and Canadian Arctic policy, including issues related to the environment, national security, energy, and commerce.
Ford School

The Rise of Innovative China?

Oct 29, 2007, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall
Adam SegalMaurice R. Greenberg Senior Fellow for China Studies, Council on Foreign Relations Commentary by Kenneth Lieberthal, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Political Science, William Davidson Professor of Business Administration, University of Michigan Co-sponsored by the University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies and the Department of Political Science 4:00-5:30pm in the Betty Ford Classroom (1110 Weill Hall) at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.
Ford School

We are the 20%: Women in Government

Oct 11, 2016, 5:30 pm EDT
Rackham Amphitheatre
Women constitute a powerful force in the electorate and inform policymaking at all levels of government. Although women continue to be underrepresented as political officeholders, there is a growing contingent of dedicated women serving their communities and challenging the status quo in local and state government. In this historic election season, with the first woman nominated by a major party as a presidential candidate, our panel will explore what it is to be among the 20% -- from the campaign trail to the daily work of governing.
Ford School

Disparities and Prejudice: An Economic Analysis

Sep 17, 2008, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Annenberg Auditorium, 1120 Weill Hall
Kerwin Kofi Charles Lectures Steans Family Professor at the Harris School, University of Chicago Scholar in Residence at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy Lectures are co-sponsored by the National Poverty Center.
Ford School