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Latest Media

 Melissa Harris-Perry Show, MSNBC 

Guest Columnist, Detroit Free Press

WLNS, Lansing, MI


Research Coverage, Media and Other Appearances

Congressional Testimony:

“U.S. – Africa Trade Relations:  Creating a Platform for Economic Growth,” Joint Hearing of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection of the Committee on Energy and Commerce and the Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, June 24, 2009 [based on American Economic Review (2009) article with Laura Beny]


Coverage Related to Research:

MSU Engaged Scholar Magazine

Detroit Free Press, The Michigan Financial Health Survey, May 8, 2011.

WABC-AM “ON AIR” (Iraq and lessons from post-conflict economies), New York, NY

BET “Tavis Smiley Show” (debt relief for poor and African countries), Washington, DC

Port Huron Times-Herald (2008 financial crisis), Port Huron, MI

WILS 1320 (Lansing), The Tony Conley Show:  “Crisis in the U.S. Stock Market and Greek Debt,” 2010

WWJ 950 (CBS, Detroit), Michigan Money Summit, “Recent Findings from Research on the Foreclosure and Consumer-Finance Crisis in Michigan,” with Murray Feldman, 2010.

American Economic Association, Committee on the Status of Minorities, Profile


Talks and Appearances:

American Economic Association Meetings, San Diego, January 5, 2013, “The Long-Term Consequences of Black Names”

MoneySmart Week, Keynote Speaker, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Detroit Branch), 2010, 2011

World Economic Forum, Presenter, Competitiveness, 2002.

“Consumer Finance and Households in Michigan,” Family Impact Seminar for State Legislators, Michigan State Capitol (Lansing), 2009