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Students highlight their practical policy engagements

Dec 17, 2020
Ford School students engaged in real problem-solving in the fall 2020 semester, tackling some of the most important issues facing Michigan. The undergraduate and graduate students participated in research and analysis projects as a part of the...
P3E alumni experiences

Alumni Experiences with Nathan Lindfors

Nov 29, 2022, 4:00-5:00 pm EST
Join P3E for an Alumni Experiences discussion with Nathan Lindfors (BA '20), Policy Director at Engine Advocacy and Foundation, where he leads the organization’s research efforts and competition and trade policy portfolios. P3E has launched a new initiative, Alumni Experiences, where alums share their experiences, insights, and advice with small groups of current students, followed by a Q&A.
Program in Practical Policy Projects

Economic Impact of USCBP on the Port of Monroe

September 2018 - December 2018
The Port of Monroe, Michigan, is a municipally owned port, strategically located on the St. Lawrence-Great Lakes Seaway. In recent years, the port has taken an aggressive strategy towards the development of its facilities in order to compete as a major player in maritime shipping. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (USCBP) has taken a very stringent approach to how the port handles international cargo, causing the port to miss several key opportunities. Students examined the USCBP’s policies relative to other Great Lakes regions and estimated the economic losses, both direct and indirect,...
Program in Practical Policy Projects

The Impact of US Customs and Border Patrol Policies on the Michigan Economy

January 2019 - April 2019
This project centered on quantifying the economic impact of USCBP policies regarding containerized shipping with the intent of showing the adverse effects of limiting such cargo from entry to The Port of Monroe. Impact was analyzed in terms of direct partners, regional stakeholders, and the overall state economy. Students worked with P3E Director and Port of Monroe Port Director to identify impacts of new USCBP policy and draft recommendations based on research...

This is Michigan: Supporting Michigan's ports

Dec 19, 2022 0:02:10

A new law that gives the state of Michigan's 32 ports tools to expand and grow the maritime economy started out as a community project for a handful of University of Michigan students.