Jordyn Ives

Jordyn Ives

Policy Analyst

Jordyn Ives is a freshman at the university of Michigan, hoping to study policy, economics and Spanish. She plans on pursuing law school and working in the foreign service or as a human rights lawyer. Passionate about making a difference and advocating for what she believes in, Jordyn wants to use her college years as a way to prepare for her career. She plans on continuing with YIP and campus organizations throughout college.

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Published Policy Briefs

Revival of the US Entertainment Industry

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Economic Policy
September 21, 2023
This brief delves into the impact of entertainment on the modern economy. It analyzes the influence of Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour and “Barbenheimer” on economic productivity and its vital role in the US financial system. It also predicts the future of the entertainment industry and consumer spending trends.

Harvesting the Future: Analyzing the Role of the Farm Bill in Shaping the Agricultural Industry

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Economic Policy
July 29, 2023
Farming as an industry is largely impacted and dictated in some way by policy, specifically the farm bill. This brief will analyze the role the farm bill plays in the industry and how its revisions can impact the future of farming.

Debt Ceiling Dilemma: Evaluating its Necessity, Economic Impact, and Solutions

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Economic Policy
June 25, 2023
Delving into the intricacies of the annual US debt ceiling debate, this comprehensive brief provides a thorough understanding of its long-standing history, the policy frameworks it revolves around, and the various conclusions that can be inferred. We aim to illuminate the inherent nature of the debt ceiling, along with exploring the potential impacts stemming from diverse solution strategies.

The Run on Silicon Valley Bank

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Economic Policy
April 12, 2023
This brief will review the run on the Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and the looming implications. This bank was a cornerstone of one of the largest areas of economic prosperity in the U.S., it is not new as we have seen banks run throughout history. However, it has forced us to analyze the event in terms of policy that led to it occurring or could have prevented it from happening in order to improve the future economy.

The Role of Campaign Finance in Elections

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Economic Policy
February 13, 2023
When running for public office, individuals will attempt to maximize the contributions they receive as a means to help further their campaign. This brief will cover the history of campaign financing, the policy that surrounds it, and other policy options. This allows us to understand the current and desired impact of campaign financing on elections.

Impact of a Strong US Dollar

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Economic Policy
November 21, 2022
This brief will cover the current strength of the U.S. dollar and what it means for the economy. Relevance, history, related policy options, and a conclusion about said policy options will be demonstrated.

Fellowship Projects

Modernizing New Jersey's Sexual Education

Policy Brief/Writing
September 14, 2022
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In this project, the author examines an aspect of New Jersey state educational policy focused on promoting abstinence and withholding comprehensive sexual education from students.

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