Michael S. Barr

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For the fifth consecutive year, the Office of Financial Research (OFR) and The University of Michigan Center on Finance, Law, and Policy will co-host a conference addressing timely issues in financial markets. The conference will bring together regulators, policymakers, lawyers, economists, financial market participants, investors, financial technology companies, and experts on data science, cybersecurity, and finance in Washington D. C. on April 2 – 3, 2020. Details: TBD
8:30 am to 4:00 pm

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Traditionally, central banks have served three policy functions – monetary policy, payments systems oversight, and financial institution supervision. This conference will convene international experts and practitioners to examine how these core functions contribute to financial inclusion, poverty alleviation, and a more inclusive economy – and what could be improved. The conference contributes to a research initiative undertaken by the University of Michigan’s Center on Finance, Law & Policy, in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to consider how the role of a central bank could evolve in the future and enable central banks to make greater contributions toward financial inclusion. Ultimately, the research intends to identify technologies, processes, or tools that could benefit a central bank in supporting public policy objectives related to inclusion, and consider whether other sectors, including philanthropy, might have a role to play in supporting the development of those tools. Registration to the event is free. Speakers and attendees will include individuals from standards-setting bodies, central banks and other financial regulators, and policymakers, as well as futurists and technologists, and other financial ecosystem stakeholders. For more information visit http://financelawpolicy.umich.edu .
2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:15 pm
You are invited to the 2018 Washington, DC Alumni-Student Career Networking Reception.
2018 - 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm