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Kathryn Dominguez

Professor of Public Policy and Economics, University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy, Co-Faculty Director of the Center on Finance, Law & Policy
Kathryn Dominguez’s research interests include topics in international financial markets and macroeconomics. She has written numerous articles on foreign exchange rate…
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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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Detroit Neighborhood Entrepreneurs Project Courses

Nov 18, 2022
Each semester, the CFLP’s Detroit Neighborhood Entrepreneurs Project recruits hundreds of Detroit small businesses to work with U-M students in course-long projects that address business’ legal, financial, operational, marketing, or design...
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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...
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28 business owners begin marketing projects with U-M students

Sep 19, 2022
A new cohort of businesses, mostly from Detroit’s east side, began work with U-M Ross students in Prof. Amy Angell’s marketing class, Consumer Behavior, this month. Businesses include restaurants, a mobile grocery store, retailers, a local...
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Jeremy Kress comments on executive economic oversight

Aug 15, 2021
In an editorial for The Conversation, Jeremy Kress, Co-Faculty Director of the Center on Finance, Law & Policy and Assistant Professor of Business Law at the Ross School of Business commented in support of an executive order aimed at cracking down...

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!
Big Data in Finance

Highlights from the Big Data in Finance Conference

October 28, 2016
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Michael S. Barr, Brian Koziara, Alfred Hero, H.V. Jagadish
How can financial data be made more accessible and more secure, as well as more useful to regulators, market participants, and the public? As new data sets are created, opportunities emerge. Vast quantities of financial data may help identify...

Nejat Seyhun: Racial Differences in Insider Trading

Sep 8, 2022 0:57:37

Professor Seyhun and his collaborators investigate racial differences in insider trading behavior by corporate leaders to evaluate whether African-American corporate executives have equal access to networks that generate valuable insider informati

Charlotte Cavaille: Much ado about debt?

Apr 7, 2022 0:57:10

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." This study extends ou

Richard Cordray: Watchdog

Apr 14, 2020 0:55:23

A virtual conversation between Richard Cordray and Dean Michael S. Barr on Cordray's distinguished career and his new book, Watchdog: How Protecting Consumers Can Save Our Families, Our Economy, and Our Democracy.