University of Michigan Gateway Ford School



The Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) conducts, supports and fosters applied academic research to inform local, state, and urban policy issues.

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Upcoming Events

  • September 28, 2015, 11:30am-1:00pm
    Ian Rowlands: Climate Change Policy in Ontario

  • November 2, 2015, 11:30am-1:00pm
    Chris Borick: Fracking Policy in the Marcellus Shale States

  • November 23, 2015, 11:30am-1:00pm
    David Konisky: Public Opinion and Environmental Policy Making

  • Additional CLOSUP-run and CLOSUP-sponsored events for academic year 2015-2016 will be announced here as soon as possible.

CLOSUP in the News


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Michigan Public Policy Survey

The MPPS is a biannual survey of Michigan's local government leaders. More info.

Report: Confidence in Michigan's direction declines among state's local leaders


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Report: Michigan local government leaders' views on private roads


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Energy & Environmental Policy Initiative

The EEPI brings the latest academic knowledge to bear on issues of energy, environment, and climate policy. More info.

Report: Belief in Global Warming Among Americans Gradually Increases Following the Winter of 2015

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Report: Cap-and-Trade Support Linked to Revenue Use

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