Our weekly round-up of policy-relevant reads and IPPSR-connected research.
- Plight of Michigan's Homeless Students Deserves Attention(link is external) IPPSR affiliate Joshua Cowen’s research highlights unique challenges faced by homeless students in Michigan
- Can Cormorants Help Control Great Lakes Invaders?(link is external) IPPSR affiliate Eric Freedman writes about the interaction between Great Lakes wildlife and the commercial and sport fishing industries.
- From Professional to Professor(link is external) IPPSR affiliate and Director of Media Sandbox Karl Gude wrote for the Huffington Post on making the transition to academia.
- MSU Becomes A Regional Export Network Hub(link is external) MSU’s International Business Center, led by IPPSR affiliate Tomas Hult, became part of a regional exporting network selected by Michigan’s Economic Development Council.
- Detroit Is Designing a City With Space for Everyone, Including Goats(link is external) IPPSR affiliate Laura Schmitt Olabisi’s research contributes to the discussion of urban farming in Detroit.
- College Access Is About Guidance As Well As Money(link is external) IPPSR affiliate Scott Imberman’s new working paper on designing programs for high achieving, low income students compares two Texas outreach programs.
- Public Schools Getting $60-$120 More Per Student For 2016-17(link is external) IPPSR affiliate David Arsen comments on the minimal benefit school districts will see due to inflation.
- Lansing Area Leaders Seek Regional Power(link is external) IPPSR affiliate Eric Scorsone is a member of a regional financial health team to improve the Michigan Avenue corridor.
- Cut Corporate Welfare to Help Balance State Budget(link is external) IPPSR affiliate Laura Reese’s research on Michigan finance is cited in a discussion on balancing Michigan’s budget.