This lecture discusses the use of longitudinal administrative tax data from Washington DC (DC) to study how Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) expansions undertaken by the Washington DC affect income and inequality in the city.
William J. Burns is president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the oldest international affairs think tank in the United States. Amb. Burns discusses his new book "The Back Channel," and takes audience questions.
Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton; Professor of Law Barry Friedman, New York University; and Jessica Gillooly, PhD candidate of the Ford School, in a panel moderated by David Thacher examine racial bias in emergency calls. February, 2019
Debbie Dingell and Fred Upton consider the opportunities for and obstacles to bipartisan cooperation, while also tackling in thoughtful dialogue some of the most pressing issues currently dividing the two parties, such as immigration policy, the g
Thomas Kalil, Chief Innovation Officer at Schmidt Futures and former Deputy Director for Policy for the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Obama Administration, discusses some of the science and technology policy priorities of Pr
The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan is deeply saddened by the passing of Congressman John Dingell, an icon who represented southeast Michigan in the United States Congress for nearly sixty years.
Jane Coaston, Jonathan Metzl, Rebecca Cunningham and moderator Paula Lantz discuss competing views on how best to frame or define the problem of gun violence and priority policy solutions. February, 2019.
Professor Teodoro discusses alternative ownership and management models for water and sewer utilities, as well as the political dimensions of public, private, and public-private partnerships. January, 2019.
Carrie Bishop shares what it takes to bring digital transformation to government in San Francisco, a tech city where expectations are high and social justice activism is a part of daily life. January, 2019.
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
H. Rodgin Cohen, Amy Friend, Mary J. Miller, Alex Pollock, and moderator Greg Ip address the question: "Where Are Our Blind Spots and Gaps?" Hosted by the OFR and the University of Michigan's Center on Finance, Law, and Policy.
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
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.