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The Power of Policy

Dec 17, 2014
Public policy is a principled guide to action, designed to lead to the greater good. As we celebrate our centennial as America’s first graduate-level training program in public administration, we take a moment to reflect on the powerful role policy...
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Polling parents on children's health

Dec 6, 2010
Want to know what the nation thinks about childhood obesity, bullying, or genetic risk testing? Ask Dr. Matthew Davis, an associate professor at the Ford School and the Medical School. As director of the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll...
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Health policy diffusion both horizontal and vertical

Dec 6, 2010
Across the nation, cities have been pioneers in restricting restaurant and workplace smoking, and making it harder for children to acquire cigarettes. As a political scientist, Professor Chuck Shipan’s work seeks to understand how these policies...