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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.
Welcome Week

Fall 2021 incoming master's welcome week

Aug 23-27, 2021, All Day
Weill Hall (1st & 2nd floor)
The official start of the school year, welcome week and orientation activities at the Ford School give new master's students the opportunity to meet and engage with peers, faculty, and staff, and begin the process of preparing for the academic year.
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.
Stream Available
CFLP Blue Bag Lunches

Domesticating foreign finance

Sep 10, 2020, 12:00 pm EDT
More than a decade after the 2008 financial crisis, U.S. policymakers still have not adequately addressed one of the primary causes of the crash: foreign banks.

A Decade of Dodd-Frank

Jun 30, 2020, 10:00 am-4:00 pm EDT
Virtual Event; Brookings Institution
This event will be virtual. Ten years after the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act, and in the midst of an even more devastating economic and public health crisis, what are the risks to the financial system and the U.S. economy? This conference will explore whether the Act created an enduring structure to make the financial system fairer, safer, and better harnessed to the needs of the real economy. Panels will explore the policy choices made in the Dodd-Frank Act, DFA’s implementation over the decade, changes during the Trump Administration, current and potential risks to the financial system, debates over consumer protection, and the future of reform.
Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Watchdog: How Protecting Consumers Can Save Our Families, Our Economy, and Our Democracy

Apr 14, 2020, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Join us for a conversation between Richard Cordray, former Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and Michael S. Barr, Dean of the Ford School. They will be speaking about Cordray's new book, Watchdog: How Protecting Consumers Can Save Our Families, Our Economy, and Our Democracy.