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...
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.
Learn how the Detroit Neighborhood Entrepreneurs Project is an interdisciplinary, action-based learning experience that pairs U-M students with entrepreneurs as they open or are in the early days of operating neighborhood-based small businesses.
In the wake of the financial crisis, Congress created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, spurring significant changes to the financial regulation landscape. A decade later, developments in the U.S.
Anat Admati, Robert Jackson Jr., Jeremy Kress, Margaret Tahyar, and moderator Brent McIntosh address the question: "How Should Our Existing Regulatory Structure Be Applied to Support an Activities-Based Approach?" Hosted by the OFR and the UM’s Ce
Jill Cetina, Brian Knight, Serafin Martinez–Jaramillo, Jennifer Neville, and moderator Michael Wellman address the question: "What are the Emergent (Risky) Properties of the Financial System, and How Might Activities-Based Macroprudential Regulati
Kathryn Judge, Joanne Medero, Dan Schwarcz, and moderator Matthew P. Reed address the question: "What is the Role of Firm-Based Regulation?" Hosted by the OFR and the University of Michigan's Center on Finance, Law, and Policy.