Guaranteed income programs are popping up across the country, including the University of Michigan’s hometown of Ann Arbor. But what are these programs, who is eligible to participate, and how does guaranteed income address poverty and inequality?
Q&A with Roshanak Mehdipanah
Eviction moratoriums, both at the federal and state levels, are expiring, as are the benefits of the CARES act that provided emergency funds to millions of unemployed Americans. Two University of Michigan experts discuss the policy and public health considerations.
Q&A with Rafael Meza
Latin America has now surpassed Europe and the United States in the number of new COVID-19 cases. Rafael Meza, associate professor and associate chair of Epidemiology at the University of Michigan's School of Public Health, discusses the concerning trend.
New Research from Marc Zimmerman
For the past half-decade, Detroit’s government and community groups have worked to tear down abandoned houses and buildings in the city’s most blight-stricken neighborhoods. A new University of Michigan and Harvard University study shows an 11% drop in homicides and serious injuries caused by firearms in the areas where more than a few demolitions took place
On any given day across Michigan nearly 100 homeowners or renters could be evicted—a rate almost one-and-a-half times the national average. That is a problem one of nine new projects funded by Poverty Solutions and with support from the Detroit Urban Research Center aims to tackle in 2019.
New Research from Joe Eisenberg
Small-scale farming in developing countries provides those in rural communities with income and access to protein, but it may have a large impact on antibiotic resistance, according to a new University of Michigan study.