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Justin Wolfers Writes About Gender-Neutral Policies That Are Strengthening Gender Bias Among Scholars

The New York Times article looks at family-friendly policies at universities

“Taking the Long View” Looks at the Past, Present, and Future of the Department of Economics for LSA Magazine

The supportive nature of the Department of Economics helps those at every level thrive!

It is perhaps fitting that as the University of Michigan begins to celebrate its bicentennial that an economic historian takes over as department chair. The celebration reminds us of all that we value about U-M. I look forward to a productive and exciting term ahead. Read more here.

--Professor and Chair of Economics, Paul Rhode