The Central Bank of the Future: Building a Financial System for a More Inclusive Economy
The University of Michigan's Center on Finance, Law & Policy and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco are co-hosting the second “Central Bank of the Future” Conference on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, November 16 – 18, 2020. This event will be virtual, open to the public, and free to attend.
This event will build on the conference hosted last year by continuing to explore how central banks are evolving and their potential to foster greater financial and economic inclusion in the United States and worldwide. This year’s conference will examine how the three functions of a modern central bank could evolve to create a more inclusive financial system. Areas of exploration may include:
- How the functions of the modern central bank could shift to more actively promote inclusion and address poverty, rather than responding to exclusion,
- The potential for central banks to operate as new kinds of utilities or direct service providers,
- The value and challenge of extending the regulatory perimeter to supervise new products, services, and networks, and
- The role of technology and innovation within central banks to help support both traditional and expanded functions.