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United States general election

Nov 8, 2022, 7:00 am-8:00 pm EST
At your polling location or local clerk's office, or by absentee ballot
States and communities across the United States will hold a general election on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, and the Ford School strongly encourages all eligible voters to make their voices heard.

Michigan primary election

Aug 2, 2022, 7:00 am-8:00 pm EDT
At your polling location or local clerk's office, or by absentee ballot
Michigan will hold its primary election on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, and the Ford School strongly encourages all eligible voters to make their voices heard.

Michigan May regular election

May 3, 2022, 7:00 am-8:00 pm EDT
At your polling location or local clerk's office, or by absentee ballot
Michigan will hold a regular election on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, and voters may have measures or candidates on their local ballots. The Ford School strongly encourages all eligible voters to make their voices heard.
Policy Talks @ the Ford School

This is America: Building a more equitable economy

Jan 17, 2022, 12:00-12:50 pm EST
Join us for an important discussion between University of Michigan Ford School Dean Michael Barr with Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves, to discuss his work to revive the economy while combating the racist systems embedded within it.
CFLP Blue Bag Lunches

Board dynamics over the startup life cycle

Jan 13, 2022, 12:00-1:00 pm EST
Professor Nadya Malenko discusses her research regarding venture capital backed firms, which face neither the regulatory requirements nor a major separation of ownership and control of their public peers.
Public Policy and Institutional Discrimination Series, Policy Talks @ the Ford School, Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Lecture Series

Economic empowerment and racial justice

Jan 12, 2022, 12:00-1:00 pm EST
The series is designed to foster dialogue on important issues of U.S. public policy. Faculty discussant Bill Bynum will focus on the role of policy to advance economic opportunity for disenfranchised populations.
CFLP Blue Bag Lunches

High tax heresy

Nov 4, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Professor James R. Hines Jr. will discuss the most sensible way to pay for the federal government, noting that the answer lies largely in higher tax rates, not in the many popularly-discussed alternatives.

Michigan November elections

Nov 2, 2021, 7:00 am-8:00 pm EDT
At your polling location or by absentee ballot
Michigan will hold elections on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, and the Ford School strongly encourages all eligible voters to make their voices heard.

DC Fintech Week

Oct 18-21, 2021, All Day
DC Fintech Week is a unique event that brings entrepreneurs and thought leaders across the financial ecosystem together with the regulatory community.   
Real-World Perspectives on Poverty Solutions

Terri Friedline: Why Financial Technology Won’t Save a Broken System

Oct 15, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Terri Friedline will discuss her book, Banking on a Revolution: Why Financial Technology Won’t Save a Broken System, which takes a critical look at advancements in financial technology (“fintech”) in the banking and financial industries.
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UBRI Connect 2021

Oct 11-12, 2021, All Day
Annual conference hosted by Ripple as part of their University Blockchain Research Initiative.
Ford School
CFLP Blue Bag Lunches

Two public/private divides revisited

Oct 7, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Professor Gabriel Rauterberg explores how the public/private divide in U.S. securities markets interact and questions whether the current structure is socially optimal.
Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Business and government: Diversity, regulation, and sustainability

Sep 23, 2021, 4:00-5:00 pm EDT
Join us for a conversation with Penny Naas (MPP '93) about key issues in government and business, including diversity, the relationships between the regulated and the regulators, and environmental sustainability.

2021 Business+Impact Showcase

Sep 14, 2021, 11:00 am-1:00 pm EDT
Michigan Ross’ 6th Floor Tauber Colloquium
Come check out the 4th annual Business + Impact Showcase with multiple centers, institutes, clubs, courses, and the Detroit Neighborhood Entrepreneurs Project represented!
CFLP Blue Bag Lunches

Misconduct synergies

Sep 9, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Professor Emmanuel Yimfor discusses his research on the question: Do corporate control transactions discipline the labor force? Center on Finance, Law & Policy's monthly Blue Bag Lunch Talk series.
CFLP Blue Bag Lunches

Insider giving

May 6, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Professor Nejat Seyhun will discuss a new paper on "insider giving," as a potent substitute for insider trading due to lax reporting requirements and legal restrictions.
CFLP Blue Bag Lunches

Banking on a Revolution

Mar 11, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EST
Professor Terri Friedline's book, Banking on a Revolution, makes a compelling case for a revolutionized financial system that centers the needs, experiences, and perspectives of those it has historically excluded, marginalized, and exploited.

Fintech in the African context

Feb 15, 2021, 9:30-10:45 am EST
Adrienne Harris will moderate a discussion regarding the impressive growth of the fintech industry across the African continent and the benefits as well as challenges for economies, governance, and society. Participants will include thought leaders from industry, government, and higher education.
CFLP Blue Bag Lunches

Sustainability scrutiny in the financial markets

Feb 4, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EST
Professor Adriaens' research explores the impact of water risk – as a proxy for climate impact - on corporate share price premiums and financial performance of global indexes, and the impact of green investment intent and corporate ESG disclosure on bond yield spread (relative to 10-year treasury notes).
CFLP Blue Bag Lunches

The macroeconomics of COVID-19

Jan 21, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EST
Professor Linda Tesar will review 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. 
CFLP Blue Bag Lunches

Journey to a fully refundable child tax credit in the United States

Dec 3, 2020, 12:00-1:00 pm EST
In this talk Associate Dean Shaefer will chart the journey of recent calls to expand the child tax credit and the rising popularity of the child allowance among poverty scholars, in Congress, and in the Biden Administration.

2020 presidential election

Nov 3, 2020, 7:00 am-8:00 pm EST
At your polling location or by absentee ballot
The 2020 United States presidential election will be held Tuesday, November 3, 2020. (Polling location times vary by state)
Conversations Across Differences, Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Maya MacGuineas and Lawrence H. Summers: Is the federal deficit unsustainable?

Oct 7, 2020, 4:00-5:00 pm EDT
Join us for a conversation with Lawrence H. Summers, former Secretary of the Treasury, and Maya MacGuineas, President of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, on whether the growing federal deficit is sustainable for the United States economy.
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