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Barry Rabe on U.S./China climate deal

Nov 13, 2014
In the November 13 U.S. News & World Report story, “Obama’s latest climate goal with China, what it will take” Barry Rabe discusses President Barack Obama’s recent pledge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by nearly 30 percent from 2005 levels by...

Obama EO on student loan relief doesn't go far enough

Jun 16, 2014
In her Economic View "Finding Shock Absorbers for Student Debt," published June 15 in the Sunday business section of The New York Times, Susan Dynarski explains why President Obama's recent executive order aimed at easing the debt burden for...

Stevenson opinion article on minimum wage in Washington Post

Apr 5, 2013
The Washington Post published an op-ed by Betsey Stevenson, entitled "Five Myths about the Minimum Wage." The topic has been widely discussed since President Obama proposed increasing the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $9 per hour in his...

The Economy, Public Policy and Poverty in the U.S.: What Changes Can President Obama Make?

Jun 24, 2009, 4:00-5:00 pm EDT
Betty Ford Classroom
Professor Danziger is the Henry J. Meyer Distinguished University Professor of Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and Research Professor at the Population Studies Center. His research focuses on social welfare policies and on the effects of economic, demographic, and public policy changes on trends in poverty and inequality. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellow, Director of the National Poverty Center, and Director of the Research and Training Program on Poverty and Public Policy.
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Cooperative federalism and climate change: Rethinking traditional state and federal roles

Sep 24, 2014, 11:30 am-1:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Betty Ford Classroom
The Obama Administration’s EPA created a stir when it recently proposed widely varying state carbon-intensity targets to be achieved by 2020 and permanently by 2030. Dr. Engel will discuss a recent paper that examines the bases for federal allocation, among the various states, of the greenhouse gas emissions reductions needed to meet federal air pollution standards under the Clean Air Act.
Policy Talks @ the Ford School

U.S.-China relations in the second Obama Administration

Feb 13, 2013, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Weill Hall
Free and open to the public Join the conversation on Twitter: #policytalks About the event: Please join us as Kenneth Lieberthal returns to the University of Michigan for a lecture on current U.S-China relations under President Obama's new foreign policy team. Lieberthal will also take questions from the audience and from Twitter. From the speaker's bio: Kenneth Lieberthal is senior fellow in Foreign Policy, Global Economy, and Development and also at the John L.
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