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Cracking the Code: Creating Jobs in America

Cracking the Code: Creating Jobs in America

Jennifer Granholm

Date: March 2, 2011 Duration: 58 minutes

Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm completed two terms as Michigan’s first woman governor, leading the state through a brutal economic downturn resulting from a meltdown in the automotive and manufacturing sector. She diversified the state’s economy, helped to strengthen its auto industry, and added new sectors such as clean energy to its economic portfolio. Hear her views on what we need to do to create jobs in America.

The Mood of America and the 2010 Elections

The Mood of America and the 2010 Elections

Peter D. Hart

Event: 2010 Michael Nacht Distinguished Lecture in Politics and Public Policy

Date: April 27, 2010 Duration: 85 minutes

Peter D. Hart is one of the leading analysts of public opinion in the United States. Since 1971, he has been chairman of Peter D. Hart Research Associates.

Health Care, Economic Policy, and Political Polarization in America

Health Care, Economic Policy, and Political Polarization in America

Susan Rasky, Richard Scheffler, Henry E. Brady, Peter Munoz, Selma Meyerowitz

Event: Cal Day 2010

Date: April 17, 2010 Duration: 79 minutes

Recent debates over health care and economic policy clearly exposed deep divisions within American politics. What is the source of these divisions? Can we muster the will to solve our problems? Come and find out! Hear this panel cosponsored by the Class of '68 and the Goldman School of Public Policy's Center on Civility and Democratic Engagement.

2010 Wildavsky Forum for Public Policy: Taxing the Poor: The Role of Consumption Taxes in Regional Poverty Regimes

2010 Wildavsky Forum for Public Policy: Taxing the Poor: The Role of Consumption Taxes in Regional Poverty Regimes

Katherine Newman, Princeton Univeristy

Event: 2010 Wildavsky Forum - Professor Katherine Newman

Date: April 1, 2010 Duration: 85 minutes