Ford students take on income inequality at annual Ford + U. of Toronto case competition

April 29, 2016

On Friday March 11, 23 Ford School master’s students traveled to the University of Toronto’s School of Public Policy and Governance for "Ford + SPPG," our annual student-led policy conference and...


Axelrod’s ‘The Evolution of Cooperation’ essential reading at Ivy League schools

April 19, 2016

Robert Axelrod’s seminal work, The Evolution of Cooperation, is among the most frequently assigned books at Ivy League schools, according to data available on Open Syllabus Explorer, an online...


Rohde argues for a values-based approach to America's foreign policy strategy

April 13, 2016

In the first year of a new administration, American Presidents face particularly tough challenges. The First Year Project is multi-year project, coordinated by the University of Virginia Miller...


Parthasarathy receives IRWG funding to investigate gender, caste and innovation in India

April 13, 2016

Professor Shobita Parthasarathy has received a 2016 seed grant from Michigan's Institute for Research on Women and Gender (IRWG), which supports individual research activities and collaborative...


Ciorciari discusses historic China, Taiwan presidents meeting with Reuters et al

December 23, 2015

John Ciorciari spoke with members of the press about an historic meeting in the works for the presidents of China and Taiwan. In two November 4 stories run by Reuters and the Christian Science...


Ciorciari quoted in The Cambodia Daily regarding threats to Cambodia’s internal peace

October 27, 2015

John Ciorciari, a Cambodia scholar and faculty member at the Ford School, is quoted in Monday's Cambodia Daily regarding recent threats to internal peace by Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen....


The Economist cites Dean Yang’s research findings in “Like manna from heaven”

September 4, 2015

The September 5th print edition of The Economist cites Dean Yang’s work in “Like manna from heaven: How a torrent of money from abroad reshapes an economy.” The article describes how economic...


Bob Axelrod on the takeaways from his year-long State Department fellowship

August 27, 2015

This summer, Bob Axelrod returned to the Ford School following a year-long Jefferson Science Foundation Fellowship at the U.S. Department of State. In this Q&A, he shares his take on bridging...


Internship field report, Heonuk Ha from United Nations ECLAC, Brasilia

October 23, 2015

Heonuk Ha, a dual-degree candidate in public policy and applied economics, offers this field report from Brasilia. Ha is working as an economic affairs intern with the United Nations Economic and...


Vote-selling intervention paper by Ravanilla, Yang published in American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings

June 1, 2015

Doctoral candidate Nico Ravanilla and Professor Dean Yang have a paper on vote-selling in the May 2015 edition of the American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings. The paper, “Measuring Vote-...