WDI's David Butz leading discussion with research participants


With an extensive network of leading experts around the globe and strong capabilities in-house, the William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan is a unique and nimble research collaborator. For more than 25 years, WDI has engaged world-renowned faculty from the University of Michigan—one of the nation’s leading public research universities. Through a blend of field-based experience and academic rigor, WDI partners with U-M and faculty from other top universities, as well as enterprising U-M graduate students, to strengthen businesses, universities and nonprofits in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). From the beginning, our work has embodied our founder’s mission of transferring business knowledge to decision-makers operating in LMICs.

Featured Papers

Impact Investment Landscape for Women’s Health: Spotlight on Columbia & Peru

A Primer on Parsimonious Global Health Information Systems for Low- and Middle-Income Countries

A Competitive Analysis of Malaria Markets

Health Care Delivery in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Development of Management Education in Central and Eastern Europe

Healthcare Supply Chain Reform: Market Forms of Organizations Versus Public Ownership

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