Dean Michael Barr discusses emerging issues around digital currencies and product varies in Asia during DC Fintech week 2020. He is joined by fellow panelists Douglas Arner, Sunayna Tuteja, John Cho, Simon Hawkins, and Alan Xin.
This workshop is intended as an opportunity for students to meet informally with highly accomplished policy professionals, and to discuss a set of skills that contributed to that person's professional success.
Join us for a discussion with Cecilia Muñoz about her new book, More than Ready: Be Strong and Be You . . . and Other Lessons for Women of Color on the Rise, moderated by Ford School professor Celeste Watkins-Hayes.
H. Luke Shaefer discusses his recent report reviewing the Employer Resource Networks (ERNs) model, followed by a panel discussion moderated by Brent Orrell with Dr. Shaefer, Jason Heyboer of Lacks Enterprises, and James M.
Mary Gallagher, Kenneth Lieberthal, Ann Chih Lin, and moderator Michael S. Barr discuss current relations between the United States and China and possible paths forward given COVID and the upcoming U.S. elections. October, 2020.
Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson and Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose discuss voting rights and voter access. Jenna Bednar, Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, moderates. October 2020.
The federal deficit has reached historic levels in recent years, even before Congress passed the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) in March 2020. Join us for a conversation with Lawrence H.
Mariatu Santiago (MPP ‘21) used her passion for storytelling to help establish a blog series University of the Virgin Islands Research and Technology Park, to highlight to its target community the range of opportunities available to them.
Eli Gold (MPP/MS ‘22) made a difference with Detroit-based Soulidarity, to help the people of Highland Park recover their street lights and have safer neighborhoods (and he made a true pitch for funding!)
Mariam Sayeed (MPP ‘21) chose to work at Direct Relief to learn how international organizations impact communities that are in the most need by sending resources and care to local organizations, especially as COVID-19 affects displaced communities
Karolina Ramos (MPP ‘21) contributed to The Aspen Institute’s Financial Security program by looking at how human-centered policies can help recipients of government aid better manage the process, happy that her social media skills can be policy-re
Safiya Merchant (MPP ‘21) examined one issue while at the City of Detroit Housing and Revitalization Department: How to design an inclusive community that preserves affordable housing and improves the quality of life for the most vulnerable even i
Emma Kern (MPP, ‘21) worked at the Hawai'i Appleseed Center for Law & Economic Justice on their poverty report, collecting both data and personal stories on how the COVID-19 pandemic has brought inequity to the forefront.