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The Sequence of Plunder: A Case Study of Housing Dispossession in Detroit

Troy Distelrath — March 30, 2020

Part IV of this multi-part study: Property Taxes Create Openings for Opportunistic Land Speculators

Independent Streams (Week of March 26)

Our biweekly roundup of policy-relevant reads and IPPSR-connected research.

In Other Words (week of March 16)

Our biweekly compilation of policy-related readings from divergent voices across Michigan. 

Stream meandering through grasses.

Independent Streams (Week of March 9)

Our biweekly roundup of policy-relevant reads and IPPSR-connected research.

Chris Torres, Charles Ballard, Arnold Weinfeld

Podcasters Take to the Roads, Look at the Economy and Cheer on the Schools

The economy, the roads and how Michigan is improving its lowest-performing schools. State of the State Podcasters also talk about stock market caution and the novel coronavirus.

Letters spell the word influence.

In Other Words (Week of February 24)

Sejal Luthra and Hannah Sweeney — February 28, 2020

Our biweekly compilation of policy-related readings from divergent voices across Michigan.

Michigan Sees Advantage from Consensus Revenue Projections

Hannah Sweeney — February 24, 2020

Michigan's revenue estimating process gives the state an advantage in managing its budget. Still, financial forecasting remains an inexact science. 

Stream of water flowing through grasses.

Independent Streams (Week of February 17)

Hannah Sweeney and Sejal Luthra — February 24, 2020

Our biweekly roundup of policy-relevant reads and IPPSR-connected research.

Small letters spell out the word influence.

In Other Words (Week of February 10)

Sejal Luthra and Hannah Sweeney — February 14, 2020

Our biweekly compilation of policy-related readings from divergent voices across Michigan.

Oil Flow Beneath Ice in the Great Lakes: An Update

February 14, 2020

How a multidisciplinary team works to protect the Great Lakes.

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