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
“Insider giving” is a potent substitute for insider trading. Professor Seyhun and co-authors S. Burcu Avci, Cindy A. Schipani, and Andrew Verstein show that insider giving is far more widespread than previously believed.
Hosted by the African Studies Center and organized as part of U-M's Africa Week, bringing together thought leaders in higher education, industry, and government to discuss key issues and opportunities that will shape Africa in future decades.
Peter Adriaens explains how Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) measurement, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), and Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) are important in managing growth and climate risks in the capital markets.
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.
Mr. Mu Changchun, Director-General of the Digital Currency Institute at the People’s Bank of China, discusses eYuan, ANT financial, and China’s approach to digital currency with Dean Michael Barr of the Ford School of Public Policy.
To combat the financial impacts of COVID-19, central banks have implemented a variety of emergency response programs. This session reviews how those programs are changing the role of the central bank and how they interact with inclusion.
Kaitlin Asrow of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco leads a panel discussion with former CGAP Senior Financial Sector Consultant David Medine, Sopnendu Mohanty of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, and iSPIRT’s Siddharth Shetty.
Chris Brummer of Georgetown Law School takes a deep dive on CBDCs with former CFTC Commissioner Chris Giancarlo, economist Dr. Lisa Cook from Michigan State University, Morgan Ricks of Vanderbilt Law School, and Bejoy Das Gupta of eCurrency.