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December 13, 2013

Comments by Richard Curtin, director of the Surveys of Consumers at the Institute for Social Research, were featured in an article about small businesses and the problems posed by raising the minimum wage.

The Wall Street Journal

December 12, 2013

“No regulatory reform effort is perfect, but I do think we have made progress on the problem of too big to fail,” said Michael Barr, professor of law, who helped write the Dodd-Frank Act to regulate the banking industry.

Bloomberg Businessweek

December 12, 2013

Marina Whitman, professor of public policy and business administration, was quoted in a story about General Motors’ first female CEO.

The New York Times

December 12, 2013

Pamela Smock, professor of sociology and women’s studies, regarding a report on the narrowing pay gap between men and women: “When we see our male CEOs taking off a day to care for a sick child, then we will be working in a more gender-equal workplace — and a more gender-equal world.”

The Washington Post

December 11, 2013

Dr. Sofia Merajver, professor of epidemiology and internal medicine, was interviewed for a story about young women undergoing genetic testing for breast cancer.

Michigan Radio

December 11, 2013

Comments by Brandon Schoettle, project manager at the U-M Transportation Research Institute, were featured in an article about why young people are driving less.

Fox Business

December 11, 2013

Andrew Hoffman, professor of natural resources and environment and director of the Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise, warned against the downside of aggressive coalition-building in today’s environmental movement that could imperil a green group’s “brand and its credibility.”

Environment & Energy Daily

December 10, 2013

A tribute to the late Nelson Mandela featured the photographs and recollections of David Turnley, associate professor of art and design, who spent 28 years photographing South Africa's struggles with apartheid.

TIME

December 10, 2013

Allen Hicken, associate professor of political science, co-wrote a blog article about why anti-government protests in Thailand are unlikely to yield electoral success.

The Washington Post

December 10, 2013

Research by Wayne Baker, professor of management and organizations, and sociology, shows that a person's attitude toward work is more heavily influenced by his or her parents than previously thought.

The (London) Daily Mail

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