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Lantz Calls for Nonbiased Data to Evaluate Deaths from Restricting Abortions

U-M Ford School of Public Policy Professor and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Paula Lantz urges policymakers to reach a consensus on the best methods for producing non-biased, valid estimates of the death tolls from restrictive abortion policies. June 25, 2019. #5-15mins #PublicPolicy #webarticle #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #GovernmentandPolitics #HealthandWellness #Research #Policy #abortion


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Pilkauskas Finds Earned Income Tax Credit Helps Low-income Moms Live on Their Own

Ford School of Public Policy professor Natasha Pilkauskas discusses housing affordability when it comes to single moms, and suggests a potential solution to help low-income moms live comfortably. June 20, 2019. # #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Society #Government/Politics #Poverty #HousingAffordability #NatashaPilkauskas ​​​​​​​​​​​​


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For Moms, Working Multiple Jobs Can Be Depressing, Bruns and Pilkauskas Finds

Ford School of Public Policy researchers conduct a study finding that mothers working multiple jobs have a higher likelihood of depression, due to compounding factors such as income, work-home balance, and childcare arrangements. May 22, 2019. # #web-article #PublicPolicy #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Society #HealthandWellness #Career #GenderEquity #Workplace ​​​​​​​​​


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Small Business, Big Impact: DNEP Featured in “This is Michigan” Video Series

University of Michigan professors and faculty participate in the Detroit Neighborhood Entrepreneurs Project, a program that has successfully helped over 100 businesses take off in Detroit. May 3, 2019. # #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Business #Society #Detroit #Entrepreneurship ​​​​​​​​


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Ali Weighs in on the Involvement of the Islamic State in Recent Attacks

Ford School Policymaker in Residence Javed Ali discusses the involvement of the Islamic State in recent terrorist attacks in the Middle East, pointing out the actions of ISIS, despite the absence of the caliphate. April 25, 2019. # #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Government/Politics #MiddleEast #Islam #Terrorism #JavedAli ​​​​​​​​​


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Axelrod Talks “Don’t Fall Into the Zero-sum Trap” and Other Lessons on Podcast

Ford School professor Robert Axelrod discusses his research focusing on behavioral tactics to induce cooperation in a tumultuous political climate. April 19, 2019. # #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Government/Politics #Communication #BehavioralScience #RobertAxelrod ​​​​​​​​​


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When Retaining a Young, Creative Workforce, Farley Says Urban Amenities are Key

Ford School of Public Policy Professor Ren Farley discusses the high rates of poverty and abandonment in Rust Belt Cities, as many workforce adolescents prefer the coastal tech meccas, emphasizing the need to rebuild and urbanize middle American towns. April 12, 2019. #5-15mins #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Society #UrbanPlanning #Workplace #YouthandAdolescents ​​​​​​​​​ #RenFarley ​


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Raimi et al. Publish Analysis on Pro-environmental Spillover Behaviors in Nature

Ford School of Public Policy Assistant Professor Kaitlin Raimi co-authors a recent study addressing the presence of behavior spillover when it comes to pro-environmental actions. April 12, 2019. # #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Society #Government/Politics #Psychology #BehavioralScience #kaitlinraimi ​​​​​​​​​


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Professor Leahy's Latest Paper Studies the Economic Effects of Wishful Thinking

Michigan Professor John Leahy authors a paper analyzing the economic impact of optimism, procrastination, confirmation bias, polarization, and the endowment effect. April 12, 2019. # #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Business #Society #Economics #BehavioralScience #JohnLeahy ​​​​​​​​​


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Susan Waltz Testifies Before the Committee on Foreign Affairs

Ford School of Public Policy Professor Susan Waltz testifies before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, warning about the potential of U.S. arms falling into the wrong hands, if policy allows for more guns to be sold abroad. March 29, 2019. # #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Government/Politics #Society #Global #GunControl #InternationalAffairs #SusanWaltz ​​​​​​​​​​