July 29, 2016
Briefcases are parked nose-to-nose at the foot of the walls and out of the way. Laptops are open, network connections are confirmed and everyone is wearing a name tag with someone else’s name.
In this, the sixth...
June 30, 2016
There were stories about Detroit’s Black Bottom and its legends in American music. There were sights of urban revitalization, an inspiring bus and walking...
June 27, 2016
MPLP Fellows see state politics – and leadership -- from the inside out
They’re the men and women in neon red – hard hats – gaining an insider view...
June 27, 2016
Michigan State University’s Institute for Public Policy and Social Research unveiled a rich new resource designed to track changes in public policy across...
State of the State Survey
SOSS takes the public pulse on Michigan’s economy and leadership each quarter. Researchers are invited to add questions.
Office for Survey Research
OSR has produced major research data for faculty, government agencies and major corporations by mail, phone and web.
Legislative Leadership Program
This short course in public policy offers select training to those newly elected to the Michigan Senate and House.
Public Policy Forums
IPPSR’s series of public policy forums combine evidence-based research, theory and best practice. They are open to the public. Reserve a seat.
Michigan Applied Public Policy Research Program
Grants are awarded for applied policy research. They encourage the exchange of ideas between faculty and policymakers.
Michigan Political Leadership Program
MPLP is one of the nation’s premiere leadership training programs, selecting 24 diverse men and women each year.
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July 18, 2016
Even without the presence of man, wildfires engulf millions of dollars every year. Lightning, volcanic activity, and sparks caused by friction start fires that engulf acres of forestland. Forest...
July 27, 2016
My journey into politics began two years ago, when I started taking an interest in my community. I live in Kentwood, MI and my city is a first-ring suburb...
July 25, 2016
Our weekly round-up of policy-relevant reads and IPPSR-connected research.
July 22, 2016
This year’s Republican National Convention featured Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, passionately emphasizing his crime policy platform in a short,...