racial justice

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Barr and Harris call for more inclusive payments systems

Oct 26, 2020
Ford School Dean Michael Barr and professor of practice Adrienne Harris say the technologies  of the “payments revolution,” which enable people to make payments and access bank accounts more easily, can also lead to greater financial...

Barr seeks financial inclusion for underserved communities

Aug 12, 2020
Throughout his career in academia and in government, Ford School Dean Michael S. Barr has sought ways to help low-income people get better access to the financial system, and to change the financial system to work better for low-income...
Policy Talks @ the Ford School

This is America: Building a more equitable economy

Jan 17, 2022, 12:00-12:50 pm EST
Join us for an important discussion between University of Michigan Ford School Dean Michael Barr with Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves, to discuss his work to revive the economy while combating the racist systems embedded within it.
Public Policy and Institutional Discrimination Series, Policy Talks @ the Ford School, Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Lecture Series

Economic empowerment and racial justice

Jan 12, 2022, 12:00-1:00 pm EST
The series is designed to foster dialogue on important issues of U.S. public policy. Faculty discussant Bill Bynum will focus on the role of policy to advance economic opportunity for disenfranchised populations.