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Stimulus package will remain half-baked unless local governments get more of the dough

U-M Ford Lecturer Stephanie Leiser explains the stimulus package being given to state and local governments, and how the smaller governments will need to find external resources to help their citizens. March 27, 2020. #Featured #FeaturedPolitics # #universityofmichigan-other ...


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Poverty Solutions releases Michigan COVID-19 pandemic resource guide

Poverty Solutions releases Michigan COVID-19 pandemic resource guide o help people make sense of the new resources becoming available as a result of the rapidly-changing federal, state, and local responses to the coronavirus outbreak. March 27, 2020. # #PublicPolicy #web-article ...


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Shaefer discusses jump in joblessness that strains safety nets

Michigan Ford Professor H. Luke Shaefer discusses the financial strains citizens in Michigan are under, the rise in unemployment, and what that means for the state's safety net under extreme financial pressure. March 27, 2020. # #PublicPolicy #web-article ...


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Ford School economists comment on Federal response to COVID-19

Michigan Ford Professors Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers weigh in on the U.S. federal government's response to the COVID-19 outbreak, and what is important to know about the economy and people returning back to work. March 27, 2020. # #PublicPolicy #web-article ...


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U-M Economists: New Models See Coronavirus Induced Recession

U-M economists predict, that unless a positive turnaround occurs, a recession is more than likely, and they urge measures to be taken to protect those who have been most negatively impacted. March 20, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Business ...


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Coronavirus outbreak highlights inequities in health care, employment systems

U-M poverty scholar H. Luke Shaefer discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic will affect hourly workers and families with low wages and how the healthcare system disproportionately helps wealthier people in the U.S. March 17, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article ...


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Rabe Addresses the Feasibility of Electric Vehicle Proposals

Public Policy Professor Barry Rabe discusses how the U.S. transitioning to electric cars would impact Michigan's economy, and what policy changes will need to happen to help make this transition. March 17, 2020. # #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy ...


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Bama Athreya and Sandy Levin: Integrating and Enforcing Labor Rights in Trade

U-M Ford School of Public Policy hosted Bama Athreya and Sandy Levin to discuss human rights and free trade in the U.S. March 2, 2020. #60+mins #PublicPolicy #video #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #GovernmentandPolitics #Politics #FreeTrade #LaborRights ​​​​​​​​​


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Is the New Social Consciousness of American CEOs Always a Good Thing?

Michigan Ross Professor Andy Hoffman discusses the central ideas in Marc Benioff’s new book and the dangers of relying on business to improve society. February 25, 2020. #5-15mins #Business #web-article #MichiganRossSchoolofBusiness #GovernmentandPolitics #SocialCampaigns ...


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In the Hill, Javed Ali Lays Out Concerns for Intelligence Agency

U-M Ford School Towsley Foundation Policymaker in Residence Javed Ali shared his thoughts in a "The Hill" post about changes in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI). February 27, 2020. # #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy ...