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Fracking brings economic boost, but risks raise concerns

May 14, 2013
Most Michigan and Pennsylvania residents say fracking is good for the economy, but have concerns about chemicals used and other environmental risks, according to a University of Michigan survey.The results come from the National Surveys on Energy...

Susan M. Collins named dean of the Ford School

Jun 8, 2007
University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman and Provost Teresa A. Sullivan today announced the appointment of Susan M. Collins as the next Joan and Sanford Weill Dean of Public Policy. The five-year appointment, made in review and discussion...

Financial Stability Conference: Day 1 - Panel 2

Jan 18, 2019 1:19:01

Kathryn Judge, Joanne Medero, Dan Schwarcz, and moderator Matthew P. Reed address the question: "What is the Role of Firm-Based Regulation?" Hosted by the OFR and the University of Michigan's Center on Finance, Law, and Policy. 

Financial Stability Conference: Day 2 - Panel 5

Jan 18, 2019 1:21:19

Jill Cetina, Brian Knight, Serafin Martinez–Jaramillo, Jennifer Neville, and moderator Michael Wellman address the question: "What are the Emergent (Risky) Properties of the Financial System, and How Might Activities-Based Macroprudential Regulati

Financial Stability Conference: Day 1 - Panel 1

Jan 18, 2019 1:26:38

Anat Admati, Robert Jackson Jr., Jeremy Kress, Margaret Tahyar, and moderator Brent McIntosh address the question: "How Should Our Existing Regulatory Structure Be Applied to Support an Activities-Based Approach?" Hosted by the OFR and the UM’s Ce

CLOSUP Lecture Series

Fourth Annual United States-Canada Conference 2013

Mar 22, 2013, 5:30-8:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall
Open to the Public Dr. Henry Pollack, Professor Emeritus of Geophysics at the University of Michigan, and Tom Clynes, contributing editor at Popular Science, will deliver the keynote speech for the Fourth Annual U.S.-Canada Policy Conference, hosted by the Domestic Policy Corps and the International Policy Students Association. The 2013 conference, entitled "Planning for 2050: North American Policy for the Future of the Arctic," will focus on U.S. and Canadian Arctic policy, including issues related to the environment, national security, energy, and commerce.
Ford School

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.
Ford School

The Rise of Innovative China?

Oct 29, 2007, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall
Adam SegalMaurice R. Greenberg Senior Fellow for China Studies, Council on Foreign Relations Commentary by Kenneth Lieberthal, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Political Science, William Davidson Professor of Business Administration, University of Michigan Co-sponsored by the University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies and the Department of Political Science 4:00-5:30pm in the Betty Ford Classroom (1110 Weill Hall) at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.
Ford School

Religious Perspectives on Climate Change: Turning Faith into Action

Oct 19, 2007, 8:45 am-4:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall
A one day conference with beginning and ending keynotes, and two intermediate panel discussions. On-line registration will commence in early September. Go to the Erb Institute web page for more information. Co-sponsors: The Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise, The Association of Religious Counselors, The Program in the Environment, Center for Faith & Scholarship, Lord of Light - Lutheran Campus Ministries, and Religious Trust Fund.
Ford School