The Center on Finance, Law & Policy and the University of Michigan's FinTech Initiative at the Ross School of Business are hosting “The Future of Fintech” conference to consider new business, policy, and regulatory questions raised by recent technological developments.
This annual forum brings together Ford School economists for a discussion of the current state of the U.S. economy. From inflation to the labor market, faculty experts reflect on the most crucial issues facing the American economy, and the top-of-mind issues for its citizens.
JEI Neighborhood Resource Hub
14300 E. Jefferson Ave.
Detroit, MI 48215
Here's your chance to get help with your legal, technology, accounting, and regulatory issues all at once! DNEP is proud to co-host a Small Business Resource Fair with the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation's District 4 Business Liaison Kenzie Current, Jefferson East, Inc., Michigan Law's Community Enterprise Clinic, and Accounting Aid Society.
Visions of Labor Coordination and Fair Competition in Progressive Era Law & Reform
Professor Sanjukta Paul from Michigan Law will be speaking at our March blue bag lunch talk on Thursday, March 9 at 12pm. The talk will be virtual on Zoom. Please register by March 8.
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.
The Community Tech Workers project will pair three local residents with three U-M students to provide free one-on-one technology training and assistance to small business owners in Detroit's East Jefferson corridor.
Stream the hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, as they consider the nomination of Michael S. Barr to become a member and vice chairman for supervision of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
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.
With sovereign debt soaring, the issues of "how much debt is too much debt" and "what to do about it'' are likely to move once again from the technocratic realm of "quiet politics" into the electoral realm of "loud politics." Join Charlotte Cavaille, Assistant Professor at Ford School of Public Policy, as we discuss implications for future research, including the need to shift to elite-centric research designs.
Adrienne A. Harris was sworn in January 25, 2022 as superintendent of the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS). New York is a key U.S. and global financial center; DFS regulates and supervises thousands of banks, insurance companies, mortgage originators, and many foreign bank branches and agencies.
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren and Dean Barr will discuss Senator Warren's distinguished career as a public servant, perspectives on poverty and inequality in the United States, and her work to create a more just and equitable economic system.
Inflation and labor market fluctuations are threatening the fragile economic recovery. Increasingly, Americans are worried about their financial future. Join Ford School economists for a discussion of these crucial issues.
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.
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
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.
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.