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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...
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...
Systemic Risk & Market Integrity

Algorithmic market manipulation

March 2018
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...