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Barr seeks financial inclusion for underserved communities

Aug 12, 2020
Throughout his career in academia and in government, Ford School Dean Michael S. Barr has sought ways to help low-income people get better access to the financial system, and to change the financial system to work better for low-income...

U.S.-China relations during COVID-19: Finding a path forward

Oct 20, 2020 1:01:00

Mary Gallagher, Kenneth Lieberthal, Ann Chih Lin, and moderator Michael S. Barr discuss current relations between the United States and China and possible paths forward given COVID and the upcoming U.S. elections. October, 2020.

Richard Cordray: Watchdog

Apr 14, 2020 0:55:23

An online conversation between Richard Cordray and Dean Michael S. Barr on Cordray's distinguished career and his new book, Watchdog: How Protecting Consumers Can Save Our Families, Our Economy, and Our Democracy.

Michael Breen: Human Rights on the Brink

Nov 14, 2019 1:05:05

Michael Breen, president and chief executive officer of Human Rights First, explains how we can improve human rights now and in the future. November, 2019.

William J. Burns: American diplomacy in a disordered world

Mar 19, 2019 1:16:24

William J. Burns is president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the oldest international affairs think tank in the United States. Amb. Burns discusses his new book "The Back Channel," and takes audience questions.

Bill Kristol and Neera Tanden: In conversation

Sep 30, 2018 1:23:00

Bill Kristol and Neera Tanden talk differences along party lines and about the current state of the political environment; moderated by Ford School Dean Michael S. Barr. September, 2018.

Jessica Rosenworcel: Network Neutrality

Sep 17, 2018 1:15:00

FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel talks about Net Neutrality and technology policy moderated by U-M General Counsel Jack Bernard. September, 2018.