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Allan Stam: Understanding the Rwanda Genocide

Allan Stam, U-M Professor of Political Science and Faculty Associate at the Center for Political Studies, discusses the genocide, civil war, vendetta killings and random violence that took place in Rwanda in 1994. February, 2009.

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Thumbnail for: Brian Jacob: NCLB data shows mixed results

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Brian Jacob: NCLB data sh...
Brian Jacob, who co-authored the first known rigorous national impact evaluation of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act, talks about the mixed effects...

Thumbnail for: Barry Rabe: Commentary on the Cape Wind panel

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Barry Rabe: Commentary on...
Barry Rabe discusses the recent Cape Wind panel held here at the Ford School as well as the status of wind power here in the state of Michigan. Decemb...

Thumbnail for: Beyond Cape Wind: The Challenge of Siting Renewable Energy Facilities Panel

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Beyond Cape Wind: The Cha...
Robert Whitcomb along with Matthew Wagner, and Sally Churchill will discuss the controversial "Cape Wind" off-shore wind farm project in Nantucket Sou...

Thumbnail for: Immigration, Public Policy, and the Skills Debate Panel

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Immigration, Public Polic...
George Borjas & Gordon Hanson present their work on immigration policy, including the possible economic impacts of low-skill immigration & potential b...

Thumbnail for: Douglas Brook: Budgeting for National Security

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Douglas Brook: Budgeting ...
Doug Brook talks about reasonings of U.S. investment in national security, the history of defense budgets, and the sensitivity of budgets to historica...

Thumbnail for: Health Care Reform: Proposals, Politics, and Prospects Panel

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Health Care Reform: Propo...
James House, Matthew Davis, John Kingdon, Catherine McLaughlin, David Mechanic, and Marianne Udow-Phillips discuss what is needed in health care refor...

Thumbnail for: Chuck Hagel: International & domestic issues facing the U.S.

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Chuck Hagel: Internationa...
Chuck Hagel talks about his thoughts on former President Gerald R. Ford and the domestic and international issues that face the United States. October...

Thumbnail for: Paul Krugman: Globalization and international trade

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Paul Krugman: Globalizati...
Paul Krugman discusses the past, present and future of international trade and globalization at the 2009 Citigroup Foundation lecture the Gerald R. Fo...

Thumbnail for: Barry Rabe: Climate change challenges and opportunities

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Barry Rabe: Climate chang...
Barry Rabe explains that even though the U.K. and the U.S. have taken divergent paths since the Kyoto Protocol, cross-continental climate change learn...

Thumbnail for: Insufficient Funds Part 6: Panelist Discussion

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Insufficient Funds Part 6...
Rebecca Blank, William G. Gale, Peter Tufano, Jane Dokko, Ron Haskins and moderator Belle Sawhill join in a panel at the Brookings "Insufficient Funds...

Thumbnail for: Insufficient Funds Part 5: William Gale Policy and Research

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Insufficient Funds Part 5...
William Gale talks about policy and research at the Brookings Institution discussion on how the recommendations of the book, "Insufficient Funds: Savi...

Thumbnail for: Insufficient Funds Part 4: Peter Tufano Support Savers

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Insufficient Funds Part 4...
Peter Tufano talk, "Financial Innovations to Support Savers" presented at the Brookings "Insufficient Funds: Savings, Assets, Credit and Banking Among...

Thumbnail for: Insufficient Funds Part 3: Jane Dokko Financial Institutions

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Insufficient Funds Part 3...
Jane Dokko talks about how individuals engage with formal and informal financial institutions presented at the Brookings "Insufficient Funds: Savings,...

Thumbnail for: Insufficient Funds Part 2: Rebecca Blank Overview

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Insufficient Funds Part 2...
Rebecca Blank presents an overview of the Brookings Institution discussion on how the recommendations of the book, "Insufficient Funds: Savings, Asset...

Thumbnail for: Insufficient Funds Part 1: Ron Haskins Welcome

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Insufficient Funds Part 1...
Ron Haskins welcomes everyone to the Brookings Institution discussion on how the recommendations of the book, "Insufficient Funds: Savings, Assets, Cr...

Thumbnail for: The 2009 International Economic Development Program: Senegal

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The 2009 International Ec...
Jonathan Shepard, a second-year MPP student, created a documentary based on the 2009 IEDP program. In this short film, Shepard interviewed IEDP studen...

Thumbnail for: Elizabeth King: Schooling in Developing Countries

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Elizabeth King: Schooling...
Elizabeth King discusses schooling in developing countries emphasizing the gaps, as well as governmental policies and their impact. April, 2009.

Thumbnail for: Rightsizing Michigan’s Prison Population Panel

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Rightsizing Michigan̵...
Patricia L. Caruso, Robert Brown & Dennis Schrantz discuss changes in Michigan crime & corrections policies at "Rightsizing Michigan's Prison Populati...

Thumbnail for: Dallas Burtraw: Domestic Climate Policy

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Dallas Burtraw: Domestic ...
Dallas Burtraw, Barry Rabe, Meredith Fowlie and moderator Carl P. Simon discuss environmental policy issues and innovations. March, 2009.

Thumbnail for: William Julius Wilson: Being Black & Poor in the Inner City

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William Julius Wilson: Be...
William Julius Wilson discusses his forthcoming book entitled, "More than Just Race: Being Black and Poor in the Inner City" during the keynote speech...

Thumbnail for: Marina v.N. Whitman: Stimulus Plan Challenges

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Marina v.N. Whitman: Stim...
Marina v.N. Whitman discusses how policymakers could face long-term challenges with the country's financial stability as the new stimulus plan provide...

Thumbnail for: Allan Stam: Understanding the Rwanda Genocide

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Allan Stam: Understanding...
Allan Stam, U-M Professor of Political Science and Faculty Associate at the Center for Political Studies, discusses the genocide, civil war, vendetta ...

Thumbnail for: Kristin Seefeldt: Working after Welfare Reform

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Kristin Seefeldt: Working...
Kristin Seefeldt, speaks about her book "Working after Welfare: How Women Balance Jobs and Family in the Wake of Welfare Reform." February, 2009.

Thumbnail for: Michigan's Economy in 2009 and Beyond

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Michigan's Economy in 200...
Panelists John C. Austin, Charles L. Ballard, Kim Hill, Christopher Hayter, with moderator Paul Courant discuss the current and future state of the Mi...

Thumbnail for: Roy Romer: Common Education Standards

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Roy Romer: Common Educati...
Former Colorado governor Roy Romer discusses common educational standards. January, 2009.

Thumbnail for: Marian Wright Edelman:  Call to Action for our Youth

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Marian Wright Edelman: C...
Marian Wright Edelman speaks from her new book, "The Sea Is So Wide and My Boat Is So Small: Charting a Course for the Next Generation," which she wro...