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Developing Future Leaders in U.S.-Russia Relations

U.S.-Russian Strategic Stability Dialogue

Oct 11, 2021, 11:30 am-12:45 pm EDT
Betty Ford Classroom (Weill Hall 1110)
In this workshop, students will break into small groups, each tasked with determining U.S. preferences for the basic structure of the Strategic Stability Dialogue, its conduct, and its mandate and agenda.
Economic Development Seminar

Human Capital in the Presence of Child Labor

Oct 7, 2021, 4:00-5:20 pm EDT
Policies that improve early life human capital are a promising tool to alter disadvantaged children’s lifelong trajectories. Yet, in many low-income countries, children and their parents face tradeoffs between schooling and productive work.

Info session: 2022 BA Global Engagement Seminar

Sep 22, 2021, 2:00-3:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Room 3240
Due to high demand, IPC will host a second info session about PubPol 480, an advanced undergraduate seminar designed to challenge public policy majors to consider how policy issues are framed and addressed in a non-U.S. context. 

Info session: 2022 BA Global Engagement Seminar

Sep 22, 2021, 11:30 am-12:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall 1220
Please join us for an info session about PubPol 480, an advanced undergraduate seminar designed to challenge public policy majors to consider how policy issues are framed and addressed in a non-U.S. context. 
Economic Development Seminar

Poor and rational: Decision-making under scarcity

Apr 1, 2021, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
A growing literature associates poverty with anomalies in decision-making. Researchers investigate this link in a sample of over 3,000 small-scale farmers in Zambia, who were given the opportunity to exchange randomly assigned household items for alternative items of similar value.
Developing Future Leaders in U.S.-Russia Relations

Energy diplomacy: Central Europe takes charge of its own destiny

During this workshop, students will explore how the U.S. and European partners can work more closely to give Central and Southern European countries greater opportunities for growth and investment and provide a stable, resilient basis for the regions’ long-term development.
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

Democracy and its impediments in Southeast Asia

Oct 27, 2020, 6:30-8:00 pm EDT
Please join us for a virtual seminar with Bui Hai Thiem, a research manager at the Institute for Legislative Studies, National Assembly Standing Committee of Vietnam, Pavin Chachavalpongpun, an associate professor at Kyoto University's Center for Southeast Asian Studies and Wai Wai Nu, a former political prisoner and the founder and Executive Director of the Women Peace Network in Myanmar.
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

Responding to the “Democratic Backslide” in Central and Eastern Europe

Oct 26, 2020, 11:30 am-12:50 pm EDT
Please join us for a virtual seminar with Kinga Brudzinska, Program Director of Future of Europe for GLOBSEC Policy Institute in conversation with John Ciorciari, director of Weiser Diplomacy Center. They will discuss major trends, challenges and opportunities for supporting democracy in central and eastern Europe—particularly the “V4” countries of Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia. This event is open to all University of Michigan students.    
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

Framing and debating climate change and the environment in key African states

Oct 22, 2020, 11:30 am-12:50 pm EDT
Please join us for a virtual seminar with Dr. Babajide Ololajulo, Senior Lecturer at the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Ibadan, Nigeria and Dr. Patrick Cobbinah, Urban Planning Academic in the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, The University of Melbourne, in conversation with Justine M. Davis, LSA Collegiate Fellow in the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies (DAAS) at the University of Michigan.
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

Observing elections in a complex political environment. A case of Guyana 2020.

Oct 12, 2020, 11:30 am-12:50 pm EDT
Please join us for a virtual seminar with Jason Carter, Chairman of the Carter Center Board of Trustees, Ms. Narcis Scope, Chief Elections Officer, Elections and Boundaries Commission of Trinidad and Tobago representing CARICOM, and Ms. Pauline Chase from Guyana Bar Association in conversation with Ambassador Susan Page, Professor of Practice in International Diplomacy at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy discussing about the Guyana Electoral Observation Mission (EOM).
Economic Development Seminar

Externalities in Politicians’ Malfeasance

Oct 8, 2020, 4:00-5:02 pm EDT
We study spillover effects of corruption, i.e., whether and how public information regarding politicians’ malfeasance in other jurisdictions can affect corruption and rent seeking in the home jurisdiction.