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Applying academic skills to real-world business challenges

Jun 29, 2021
Small businesses in Detroit, as across the country, have had to make major adjustments to survive the COVID-19 pandemic economic downturn. A cadre of students from U-M have been able to work with many of these businesses through an internship...

New Paper on Financial Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic

Aug 7, 2020
The Center on Finance, Law & Policy happily announces a new paper by Dean of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy Michael Barr, Harvard Law School professor Howell E. Jackson and Margaret E. Tahyar of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP. The Financial...

Entrepreneur Resource for COV-ID: Update Your Business Hours

Apr 1, 2020
With a statewide shelter in place order in effect in Michigan, small businesses in Michigan are being forced to pivot or seek emergency/disaster funding to survive.  In support of the University of Michigan's Detroit Neighborhood Entrepreneurs...
Working Paper

The Financial Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

August 1, 2020
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...

Linda Tesar: The Macroeconomics of COVID-19

Jan 21, 2021 0:52:09

Linda Tesar reviews some recent evidence on the impact of COVID-19 on economic activity in the US and abroad and discusses some of the ways that macroeconomists have begun to model the "COVID shock" and its economic effects.

The role of fintech during COVID-19

Apr 20, 2020 0:11:30

Adrienne Harris, a Towsley Foundation Policymaker in Residence, explains how “fintech” plays a role during the COVID-19 pandemic.