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Marc Spitzer: Renewable energy and competition

Mar 17, 2008 1:23:02

Marc Spitzer, Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner, discusses renewable energy and competition. His lecture is followed by a panel to further the discussion consisting Rob Gramlich, Barry Rabe and Meredith Fowlie. March, 2008.

Barry Rabe: Michigan Environmental Survey

Feb 14, 2008 0:01:46

Barry Rabe talks about the report he co-authored with Christopher Borick, a professor of political science at Muhlenberg College, titled "Survey of Michigan Residents on the Issue of Global Warming and Climate Policy Options." February, 2008.

Martin Palouš: Early 21st Century Czech Republic

Feb 13, 2008 1:29:51

Martin Palouš discusses how international affairs seen differently by small and large democratic nations and uses the Czech Republic to show how small nations have their own heritages, experiences, and perspectives. February, 2008.

Katherine Newman: Portraits of the near poor in America

Feb 6, 2008 1:11:38

Katherine Newman talks about her book "The Missing Class: Portraits of the Near Poor in America" which discusses the 57 million Americans-including 21 percent of the nation's children-who are sandwiched between poor and middle class.

Panel: Jobs and housing

Jan 21, 2008 1:49:06

Panelists Mary Pattillo, Sandra S. Smith, David Harding and moderator Sheldon Danziger talk about jobs and housing and the trust, distrust, and social class in the black community. January, 2008.

Susan Collins: International economics research

Dec 23, 2007 0:05:13

Susan Collins, Joan and Sanford Weill Dean of Public Policy, Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy and Professor of Economics, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts talks about her research activities. December, 2007.

Dean Yang: Central American research summaries

Dec 23, 2007 0:03:59

Dean Yang, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School & Assistant Professor of Economics, College of Literature, Science and the Arts talks about his current research projects in Central America. December, 2007.

Robert Axelrod: Cancer research simulation and predictions

Oct 23, 2007 0:05:20

Robert Axelrod, Walgreen Professor for the Study of Human Understanding; Professor of Political Science, College of Literature, Science and the Arts; & Professor of Public Policy discusses cancer research simulation. October, 2007.

Paul Courant: Public goods and the public good

Oct 3, 2007 1:14:58

Paul Courant discusses the economics of universities, libraries & archives, and the effects of new technologies on scholarship & libraries in his lecture "Public Goods and the Public Good: Economics, the University, and the Library." Octob

U-M Ford Memorial: Whipping Inflation

Sep 23, 2007 1:15:27

Panelist Paul O'Neill, Allen Sinai, and moderator Susan Collins discuss inflation and policy in the panel titled "Whipping Inflation Then and Now: Managing the Macroeconomy." September, 2007.

U-M Ford Memorial: Title IX Legacy

Sep 23, 2007 0:49:03

Panelists William C. Martin, Nancy Hogshead-Makar, Welch Suggs and moderator Edie Goldenberg discuss the legacy of Title IX legislation in the panel titled "Leveling the Field: The Legacy of the 1972 Title IX Legislation." September, 2007.

U-M Ford Memorial: A Tribute

Sep 23, 2007 1:08:23

Susan M. Collins, Mary Sue Coleman, Paul O'Neill, Martin J. Allen, Jr., William C. Martin, Uchenna Ukaegbu Alexander, Michael G. Ford, son of President Ford pay tribute to Gerald R. Ford. Sept., 2007.

Larry Cox: Human rights in the post-September 11 world

Sep 11, 2007 1:22:14

Larry Cox discusses events that created the environment that exists today, suggests what can be done to make the United States a credible proponent of human rights, and proposes actions to encourage the rule of law and human rights.

Sheldon Danziger: Policy effects on low-wage workers

Jun 9, 2007 0:02:08

Sheldon Danziger discusses the recently published book that he co-edited titled "Working and Poor: How Economic and Policy Changes Are Affecting Low-Wage Workers" (co-edited with Rebecca Blank and Bob Schoeni). January, 2007.

Ann Lin: Immigration law and guestworkers

May 23, 2007 0:05:28

Ann Lin, Associate Professor of Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy & Associate Professor of Political Science, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts discusses current immigration law. May, 2007.

Cecilia Muñoz: Immigration reform legislation

Apr 28, 2007 0:01:57

Cecilia Muñoz Vice President, Office of Research, Advocacy, and Legislation, National Council of La Raza; Harry A. and former Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Policymaker in Residence, discusses Immigration reform legislation. April, 2007.

Yazier Henry: The cost of forgiveness

Apr 4, 2007 1:23:05

Henry's lecture, "The Cost of Forgiveness: After South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC)" discusses post-TRC issues based on his experience with Apartheid violence survivors, TRC, and combatant survivor experience.

Cecilia Muñoz: Immigration policy and national interest

Mar 28, 2007 1:13:39

Cecilia Muñoz's lecture titled, "Latinos, immigration policy and the national interest" discusses how the debate on immigration reform has become one of the nation's major domestic policy challenges and opportunities. March, 2007.

Catherine Bertini: Humanitarian action

Feb 5, 2007 1:11:52

Catherine Bertini discusses humanitarian options in her lecture titled, "Humanitarian Action: Saving Lives, Facilitating Change, Working Toward Peace." February, 2007.