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Owen-Smith highlights economic impact of U-M research

Feb 9, 2021 DBusiness
“Our findings illuminate the many different ways in which academic research affects the national economy and society as a whole,” said Jason Owen-Smith. “U-M is an excellent illustration of the multifaceted impact research investments can have,...
In the Media

Lewis co-chairs task force to examine campus public safety procedures

Jan 15, 2021 MLive
MLive reports, "A 20-person University of Michigan task force will examine what’s working and what improvements need to be made with the university’s Division of Public Safety and Security. The "Advancing Public Safety at the University of Michigan...

Davis appointed Michigan's chief medical executive

Mar 18, 2013
The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) announced the appointment of Matthew M. Davis as chief medical executive for the state. In his new role, Davis will provide MDCH with professional medical expertise on public health issues and...

Techno-fixes for climate change? Not so fast...

Jun 11, 2010
You walk into your office, find it unbearably hot, and jack up the AC. Your office mates may complain when they have to dig out their cardigans in July, but the act itself is easily reversed with the flip of a switch and, at worst, you've only...

We remember colleague and friend Katherine Terrell

Dec 31, 2009
Updated January 5, 2010A memorial fund has been established in Kathy's honor. Learn more about the fund and how to make a contribution here.Kathy's Business School colleagues have set up a permanant web page to which people can post their...

National Poverty Center awarded three-year federal renewal

Oct 15, 2007
The National Poverty Center at the University of Michigan has been awarded a federal co-operative research agreement based on a national competition that extends its research, training and dissemination activities through 2010. The NPC began its...

Ford School mourns loss of Ned Gramlich

Sep 5, 2007
Long-time Ford School faculty member Ned Gramlich died September 5, 2007 after a long battle with leukemia.Ned joined the faculty of public policy and economics at the University of Michigan in 1976. He taught macroeconomic policy and benefit-cost...

Gramlich returns to Ford School of Public Policy

May 18, 2005
Contact: Linda Packo, (734) 764-8593, lklee@umich.eduANN ARBOR, Mich.--- Edward M. Gramlich, who announced today that he's leaving his post as Governor of the Federal Reserve Board effective Aug. 31, will return to the University of...
Real World Perspectives on Poverty Solutions

Terri Friedline: Why Financial Technology Won’t Save a Broken System

Oct 15, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Terri Friedline will discuss her book, Banking on a Revolution: Why Financial Technology Won’t Save a Broken System, which takes a critical look at advancements in financial technology (“fintech”) in the banking and financial industries.
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Real World Perspectives on Poverty Solutions

Carolyn Barnes: Low-Income Families and the New Welfare State

Oct 8, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Carolyn Barnes will discuss her book, “State of Empowerment: Low-income Families and the New Welfare State,” exploring how government-funded after-school programs can enhance the civic and political lives of low-income citizens.
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Real World Perspectives on Poverty Solutions

Jeremy Levine: Constructing Community

Oct 1, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Jeremy Levine will discuss his book, “Constructing Community: Urban Governance, Development and Inequality in Boston,” which explores the complexities of neighborhood redevelopment in Boston.
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No slack: The financial lives of low income Americans

Sep 19, 2012, 5:30-7:00 pm EDT
Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library, Library Gallery
The financial crisis lay bare how the financial system failed the nation but left hidden the many ways in which that system still fails the most vulnerable Americans. In No Slack, Michael S. Barr explores how low- and moderate-income households cope with financial stress, use financial services to make ends meet, and often come up short. Many households were overleveraged or paid high costs for financial services, while others lacked access to useful financial products that can cushion against economic instability.
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