Lunch Talks

 Monthly Blue Bag Lunch Schedule

The Center on Finance, Law, and Policy’s “blue bag lunches” lunchbag w chairaim to foster interdisciplinary collaborations and showcase the work being done at the University of Michigan on issues related to finance, law, and policy. Graduate students and faculty are welcome to present research related to finance, law, and policy at any stage at these monthly events – from general questions and ideas, to works-in-progress, to published work.

Blue Bag Lunches are held on the first Thursday of each month from Noon – 1 p.m. Presentations are open to faculty, students, and staff with no RSVP required — but limited numbers of free lunches are available, so you should come early!

Read the full paper here:

September 13 Jeremy Kress, Assistant Professor of Business Law, Stephen M. Ross School of Business Topic: Regulating Entities and Activities: Complementary Approaches to Nonbank Systemic Risk
October 4 Peter Adriaens, Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering Topic: Private Financing of Public Infrastructure: Will Digital Finance Open the Floodgates?
November 1 Catherine Shakespeare, PricewaterhouseCoopers-Norm Auerbach Assistant Professor of Accounting and Sanford R. Robertson Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Stephen M. Ross School of Business Topic: Taxes and Public Policy: How Ross Students and City Administrators are Working Together to Help Finance Revitalization Efforts in Detroit
December 6 Yan Chen, Daniel Kahneman Collegiate Professor, School of Information; Research Professor, Institute of Social Research Topic:  Effects of team membership on pro-social lending in online microfinance: Large-scale field experiments on Kiva
January 17 Susan Dynarski, Professor of Public Policy, Education, and Economics, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy Topic: Student Loans and Financial Stability
February 7 Kathryn Dominguez, Professor of Public Policy and Economics, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy Topic: Currency Manipulation
March 14 Stephanie Leiser, Lecturer, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy Topic: TBD
April 4 Vikramaditya Khanna, William W. Cook Professor of Law, Law School Topic: TBD

Have a work or work-in-progress that you want to present? Email Christie Baer.