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Professor Jim Hines Testifies at "Navigating Business Tax Reform" Senate Hearing

Business owners and tax policy analysts testify about the future of business tax laws. They talked about necessary tax law reform to make that US more competitive in the global market.

Susan Dynarski Featured Twice in The New York Times This Month!

Susan is a professor of economics, education and public policy at UM.

Greetings!  I am honored and excited to chair the Department of Economics during the 2015-2016 academic year.  For more than four decades now, the Michigan environment has offered me amazing opportunities to learn, to achieve, and to enjoy.  My goal is to enable all members of our departmental community—our faculty, our staff, our students, our visitors, and our alumni—to experience similar feelings about their time in and around Lorch Hall.  Read more here.

--Shorey Peterson Professor, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, and Chair of Economics, Jim Adams

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