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Kamissa Camara: Bridging Worlds and Narratives

Jan 27, 2024
Ford School Professor Kamissa Camara is a World Economic Forum "Young Global Leader" and an Aliko Dangote Fellow. The Forum called on its YGLs as the world's top representatives from government, civil society, and business gathered in Davos,...
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Dominguez: Yen appreciation not a threat to U.S. economy

Sep 21, 2023 Marketplace
Katherine Dominguez, Marketplace: If the yen jumps around too much, anyone that wants to trade with Japan might hold off. Supply chains could seize up. Kathryn Dominguez, a professor at the University of Michigan, said this is not the time for that...
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Ciorciari comments on India-Middle East rail link announcement

Sep 12, 2023
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Joe Biden and other G20 leaders announced plans to construct a rail and shipping corridor that would link India with the Middle East and Europe.  The Ford School's John Ciorciari, whose research...
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PPIA students reflect on their summer of study and social life 

Aug 2, 2023
What are the dynamics of inequity in labor markets? How do we determine appropriate categories for people in a multicultural society?  How is the U.S. approach to ethnicity and nationality different from what they are doing in Europe?  These were...
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Page on scaling of USAID projects

Jun 26, 2023 Devex
Susan D. Page, Devex: Susan Page, who served as U.N. assistant secretary-general to Haiti and in various U.S. government roles, including USAID, said that even when the agency attempts to work with smaller organizations, often the math just doesn’t...
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Yang conceives new framework for examining migration policies

May 23, 2023
How can individual researchers, NGOs and governments accurately assess how to improve migration policies, given the fraught international and sometimes nationalist political environment? While migration from a poorer to a richer country can have the...
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Ford School student presents research at U-M event for WHO head

Apr 21, 2023
The Director-General of the World Health Organization Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, came to the U-M campus to receive the Thomas Francis Jr. Medal in Global Public Health, awarded to individuals who have made significant contributions to the...
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Ethical implications of defense funding in social science

Mar 22, 2023
Since World War I, defense funding has been a driver of social science’s growth. The dense ties between social science and defense agencies benefitted social research but also attracted decades of heavy criticism. This long and entangled history has...
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Ali analyzes benefits of designating drug cartels as terrorists

Mar 20, 2023 Federal Newswire
Javed Ali, Federal Newswire: "One of the biggest developments would be bringing material support to terrorism charges against Mexican cartels if so designated by the State Department [and approved by Congress]. These charges have been effective post...
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Ali discusses Russian aircraft incident over Black Sea

Mar 14, 2023 Newsweek
Javed Ali, Newsweek: "[The downing of the drone] serves as a stark reminder of the potential for small-scale incidents like this to further heighten tensions between both sides and possibly trigger unintended escalation in response. The Biden...
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Ciorciari weighs in on Chinese spy balloon

Feb 10, 2023 The Hill
John Ciorciari, The Hill: "This incident makes it likely the U.S. accelerates different kinds of counterintelligence initiatives and expands to areas like, who do we grant visas to? Who is allowed to study at universities? An acceleration of those...
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Ciorciari on dangers of Pakistan's economic crisis

Feb 9, 2023 VOA News
John Ciorciari, VOA News: "Pakistan is on the brink of economic collapse. If the crisis continues, the government may soon face considerable added unrest and exacerbate domestic social conflict. This could destabilize the government in a country...
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Yang provides insight into the mistreatment of migrant workers

Jan 20, 2023
International migrant workers are at major risk of suffering abuses from their employers. Migrants who work for private households as domestic workers (DWs) are considered especially vulnerable given that they live in their employers’ homes where...
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Page discusses Yellen's African tour

Jan 18, 2023 Africa News
Susan Page, Africa News: "I think the main objective [of the trip] will be to position themselves in relation to China, which is a shame because African countries want to be considered for what they are, not as a battleground between great...