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Parsing the Unemployment Statistics, Stevenson Finds Reason for Optimism Even Amidst a Higher-than-reported Rate

School of Public Policy Professor Betsey Stevenson discusses why the unemployment numbers are higher than actually recorded, but also why the numbers are optimistic since the latest numbers don’t yet represent permanent job loss. May 15, 2020. #5mins #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Government/Politics #Society #Career #Economics #COVID-19


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John Guerriero (MPP ‘17) Urges Governors to Enhance Cybersecurity in Response to Pandemic-related Cyberattacks

School of Public Policy alum John Guerriero and his team at the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices guide governors on how to lead their states concerning cybersecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic. May 22, 2020. #5mins #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Government/Politics #Cybersecurity #COVID-19


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Biden Risks Alienating Voters with Climate Policies, According to Rabe

School of Public Policy Professor Barry Rabe discusses how climate change could be an alienating policy for Biden voters, and proposes ways Biden could win voters on this important and prominent topic. May 15, 2020. #5mins #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Government/Politics #ClimateChange #presidency


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Levitsky Predicts Impeachment for Brazil’s Bolsonaro

School of Public Policy Professor Melvyn Levitsky, the former U.S. ambassador to Brazil, discusses the investigation ordered on Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro, and why he predicts he will be impeached. May 14, 2020. #5mins #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Government/Politics #LatinAmerica #Politics


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Eviction Case Filed for 1 in 6 Rental Units in Michigan

Taubman College of College of Architecture and Urban Planning Robert Goodspeed is the principal investigator of the Michigan Eviction Project, and discusses Michigan's high rates of evictions, especially in southeast Michigan. May 20, 2020. #5mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Society #Government/Politics #Poverty #Eviction


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Governors Have Emerged as President Trump's Main Opposition, According to Rabe

School of Public Policy Professor Barry Rabe discusses the recent disagreements between state governors and President Trump as part of a growing trend in American federalism. May 1, 2020. #5mins #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Government/Politics #Politics


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The Idea to ‘Flatten the Curve’

U-M Alumni James Tobin discusses how the idea to "flatten the curve" started from the H5N1 outbreak in the early 2000's, and how the "Great Influenza" outbreak in 1919-1920 has offered insight into understanding the COVID-19 pandemic. April 23, 2020. #5-15mins #web-article #Health/Wellness #Government/Politics #History #Medicine #COVID-19


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Dominguez on the Post-COVID Economy

School of Public Policy Professor Kathryn Dominguez discusses with NPR's Marketplace how consumer goods consumption may change in the post-COVID economy. May 13, 2020. #5mins #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Government/Politics #Health/Wellness #COVID-19 #Economics


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Ford School Alum Supports Efforts to Tackle COVID-19 in Developing Asia

U-M Ford School of Public Policy Alumnus Bart Édes plays a large role in coordinating an enormous $20 billion aid package to help Asian and Pacific Islander developing countries address the negative economic and social impacts of COVID-19. May 12, 2020. #5mins #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Government/Politics #Health/Wellness #PublicPolicy #Economics #COVID-19 ​


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Trump’s Focus on Economic Recovery a Risky Political Calculation for Election, Says Hanson

School of Public Policy Professor Jonathan Hanson discusses how Trump's focus on the economy's strength for re-election is risky, due to the negative affects of the COVID-19 pandemic. May 12, 2020. #5mins #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Government/Politics #Health/Wellness #COVID-19 #Featured #FeaturedPolitics ​​