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A conversation with Ann Chih Lin

May 31, 2022
By David Pratt In November 2021, longtime Ford School political scientist Ann Chih Lin was appointed as director of the Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies (LRCCS). Established in 1961, the China Center is one of the nation’s most...
State & Hill

Learning by doing—on a global scale

May 22, 2020
By Rebecca Cohen (MPP ‘09) In 20 years of global experiences, roughly 600 Ford School students have traveled to 18 countries, not including internships or study abroad. The lessons they bring back with them have helped shape careers of...
State & Hill

Staging a comeback

Apr 26, 2012
"I believe Detroit is too big to fail. We must bail out Main Street, and so we need an all-hands-on-deck approach to help us turn the city around," said an impassioned community activist at a Detroit Financial Review Board meeting in March. The...

Screening of My Imaginary Country

Jan 27, 2023, 4:30-6:30 pm EST
Weill Hall #1120 (Annenberg Auditorium)
In collaboration with the IEDP board, IPSA will host a film screening of My Imaginary Country, a documentary that covers the protests that exploded onto the streets of Chile's capital of Santiago in 2019 as the population demanded more democracy and social equality around education, healthcare and job opportunities.  
Ford School

Africa 2021, where do we go from here?

Feb 12, 2021, 11:30 am-12:30 pm EST
Join IEDP for a discussion with Kwame Owino, CEO of the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), about the Kenyan policy landscape and where the region is going.
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Info Session: 2018 IEDP & China Trip

Sep 19, 2017, 5:30-6:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Betty Ford Classroom (#1110)
Join us for a joint information session about the Ford School's graduate global engagement courses!
Ford School

IEDP Senegal Post-Trip Presentation

Mar 14, 2018, 5:30-7:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall 1120, Annenberg Auditorium
IEDP Senegal Post-Trip Presentation: Research & Exploration in DakarWinter 2018

International Economic Development Program (IEDP)

The International Economic Development Program (IEDP) was established in 1999 by the International Policy Student Association (IPSA) with support and strategic guidance from the late Professor Katherine Terrell. It is a three-credit academic program...

The 2009 International Economic Development Program: Senegal

May 4, 2009 0:09:57

Jonathan Shepard, a second-year MPP student, created a documentary based on the 2009 IEDP program. In this short film, Shepard interviewed IEDP students and affiliated faculty, and included footage taken during the trip to Senegal. May, 2009.