June 21, 2017
In the Latin American Advisor, Melvyn Levitsky questions the long-term impact of Uruguay’s decision to legalize marijuana. Uruguay is the first nation in the world to fully legalize marijuana....
June 5, 2017
Yesterday, Cambodia held its first commune elections since 2013, when the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) retained power in spite of a robust challenge from the opposition Cambodia National...
May 2, 2017
In the first days of Donald J. Trump's presidency, journalists from across the world called Marina Whitman. They wanted to discuss the implications of Trump's meetings with auto executives. They...
April 28, 2017
Ford School faculty members often engage in collective problem-solving--with other scholars, of course, but also with policymakers and practitioners all around the world.
The goal of these...
April 27, 2017
President Ford welcomes refugees at Fort Chaffee, Arkansas
Take a moment to let this sink in.
In 2016, the UN Refugee Agency reported 65.3 million forcibly displaced people around...
April 25, 2017
Doctoral students Eitan Paul and Jieun Lee (MPP ’12) have been named inaugural recipients of the International Policy Center's (IPC) Research Scholar Award.
IPC Research Scholar Awards aim...
April 20, 2017
Marina v. N. Whitman advocates for the Trump administration to invest in public goods in her April 18 article for The Conversation: “‘Public Goods’ made America great and can do so again.”
April 26, 2017
On Wednesday, April 12th, graduate students from U-M’s Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy presented their research on two timely and challenging global policy problems: how to restart an...
April 21, 2017
The University of Michigan has been ranked fourth as one of the Peace Corps' 2017 top volunteer-producing schools. U-M was also ranked fourth on the Peace Corps’ list of the top-producing graduate...
March 6, 2017
Melvyn Levitsky was featured in a recent Christian Science Monitor article on whether former Utah governor and Obama-era ambassador to China Jon Huntsman would be an effective choice as the U.S....