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2020 A Decade of Dodd-Frank

On June 30, the Center on Regulations and Markets at the Brookings Institution and the Center on Finance, Law & Policy at the University of Michigan hosted an event to examine the difficult choices made in drafting Dodd-Frank, its impact on systemic...

2016 Big Data in Finance

On Thursday and Friday, October 27-28, 2016, the Office of Financial Research and the University of Michigan’s Center on Finance, Law and Policy hosted a joint conference, “Big Data in Finance” in Ann Arbor, Michigan, which brought together a wide...
News

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...
CFLP Update

Big data conference registration now available

Aug 9, 2016
Online registration is now available for the University of Michigan’s Center on Finance, Law and Policy’s second annual conference with the federal Office of Financial Research. This year’s theme, “Big Data: Improving the Scope, Quality, and...
CFLP Update

White paper: challenges and opportunities with big data

Aug 5, 2016
University of Michigan’s Bernard A. Galler Collegiate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, H.V. Jagadish recently coordinated the publication of a white paper on the research challenges posed by big data.  …"While the...
Central Bank of the Future

2020 Financial Inclusion Mandates Among Central Banks (Worldwide)

January 24, 2021
This open source dataset created by the University of Michigan Center on Finance, Law & Policy. Designed to contribute to an international perspective, this original dataset identifies which central banks around the world have made financial...
Working Paper

The Financial Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

August 1, 2020
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Michael S. Barr, Howell E. Jackson, Margaret E. Tahyar
This paper, written to assist faculty in teaching about the pandemic, focuses on key actions taken by the financial regulators in response to the crisis so far, giving a detailed summary of the actions taken by the Federal Reserve, the Treasury...
Working Paper

Too LIBOR, Too Late: Time to Move to a Market Rate

July 21, 2015
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Michael S. Barr
Barclays has been fined, the British have issued their report, and now the market is anxious for everything to go on as usual with the London Interbank Offer Rate (“LIBOR”). I think that would be a serious mistake. The U.S. and British...
Systemic Risk & Market Integrity

Algorithmic market manipulation

March 2018
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Michael Wellman, Uday Rajan, Gabriel Rauterberg, Michael S. Barr, Xintong Wang, Megan Shearer
By combining finance, machine learning, and computational game theory with law and policy, University of Michigan faculty from the College of Engineering, the Ross School of Business, the Law School, and the Ford School of Public Policy are building new models for thinking about and detecting spoofing and other...
Systemic Risk & Market Integrity

Financial stability

Since 2015, we have hosted an annual large-scale conference with the U.S. Office of Financial Research to convene regulators, policymakers, journalists, and researchers from a wide variety of disciplines to present research on different topics impacting financial...