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2019 Central Bank of the Future Conference

The 2019 Central Bank of the Future conference convened international experts and practitioners to examine how the core functions of a central bank contribute to financial inclusion, poverty alleviation, and a more inclusive economy – and what could...
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DNEP +Impact Studio for Local Business

The Detroit Neighborhood Entrepreneurs Project +Impact Studio for Local Business (DNEP +ISLB) is an internship program for U-M students interested in applying their skills to help Detroit-based small business owners (re)grow their businesses. The...

Detroit Neighborhood Entrepreneurs Project

We are invested in Detroit neighborhoods and student learning. The Detroit Neighborhood Entrepreneurs Project (DNEP) is a program that brings together small businesses with University of Michigan students, faculty and staff to solve business...

Financial Regulation & Fintech Courses for Winter 2023

Nov 15, 2022
Are you interested in pursuing a career in public service working on financial issues (i.e., with a regulator, policymaker, or think tank), or headed to a corporate job in financial services (i.e., with a fintech, a law firm, or a financial...

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!
Financial Inclusion

Central Bank of the Future

December 2018 - June 2021
Michael S. Barr, Adrienne A. Harris
In partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, this project explores the mandate and design of central banks to consider whether they might play an even stronger role in promoting financial inclusion, financial health, and a more inclusive...
Inclusive Entrepreneurship

Community-Engaged Research: Community Tech Workers

Small businesses are at the heart of our country's economic resurgence, placing job creation and economic control and mobility in the hands of the community. Yet, uneven access and familiarity with technology can severely limit businesses' growth and success, especially in resource-constrained communities. In partnership with local nonprofit community organization Jefferson East Inc., an interdisciplinary team from the University of Michigan is working to address this digital divide for Detroit entrepreneurs. The Community Tech Workers project will pair three local residents with three U-M...