The University of Michigan ramped up its collaborations on a multitude of projects in the city of Detroit during the pandemic, including outreach to residents on issues ranging from unemployment to the COVID-19 vaccine.
Initiatives such as...
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...
Political and policy leaders will examine the impact one decade later of the Dodd-Frank Act, the legislation that aimed to reform Wall Street and protect consumers in the wake of the Great Recession. The Federal Reserve’s latest stress tests, one of...
Since its inception, the fintech industry has seen consistent change and evolution. An article on Finovate published May 28, says the past few months have seen even more rapid change in this “extraordinary time”. In the article, Adrienne Harris Ford...
Peter Adriaens explains how Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) measurement, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities, and Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) are increasingly important considerations to manage growth and climate
Linda Tesar reviews some recent evidence on the impact of COVID-19 on economic activity in the US and abroad and will discuss some of the ways that macroeconomists have begun to model the "COVID shock" and its economic effects. Janurary 2021.
Kaitlin Asrow of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco leads a panel discussion with former CGAP Senior Financial Sector Consultant David Medine, Sopnendu Mohanty of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, and iSPIRT’s Siddharth Shetty.
POLITICO’s Victoria Guida, Malavika Raghavan of Dvara Research, Jo Ann Barefoot of the Alliance for Innovative Regulation, and Douglas Arner of Hong Kong University discuss how wide the regulatory perimeter is o
Chris Brummer of Georgetown Law School takes a deep dive on CBDCs with former CFTC Commissioner Chris Giancarlo, economist Dr. Lisa Cook from Michigan State University, Morgan Ricks of Vanderbilt Law School, and Bejoy Das Gupta of eCurrency.
Kathryn Dominguez, professor at the University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy, moderates a panel of experts who have ideas on how central banks can do more to address inequality, including Julia Coronado from MacroPolicy Perspectives, Vi
With an emphasis on minority and women-owned businesses, the University of Michigan’s Detroit Neighborhood Entrepreneurship Project brings together students and faculty from across campus to provide comprehensive services to entrepreneurs in the M
On June 30, the Center on Regulations and Markets at the Brookings Institution and the Center on Finance, Law & Policy at the University of Michigan hosted an event to examine the difficult choices made in drafting Dodd-Frank, its impact on sy
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.