Washington Post on Institute advisor and Region interviewee Marianne Bertrand’s research on the U.S. cultural divide
New York Times column cites Institute advisor Kathryn Edin’s research on extreme child poverty; earlier Christian Science Monitor features Edin’s work on a “narrative of the new father”
Two-day conference to focus on international trends, labor market consequences and policy alternatives.
Philadelphia Fed economist and Institute senior scholar Makoto Nakajima on credit card markets and designing better bankruptcy laws.
We are currently seeking applicants for Director of the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute.
Columbia University economist and Institute scholar Christian Moser on minimum wage and inequality in Brazil, and the power of applying theory to reality.
The mission of the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute is to conduct and promote research that will increase economic opportunity and inclusive growth and help the Federal Reserve achieve its maximum employment mandate.
A distinguished group of academics have joined the Board of Advisors to help launch the Institute. Board members will help the Institute by identifying topics where the Federal Reserve System can make a significant contribution and by recruiting Visiting Scholars. In the future, the Board’s support will grow and adjust according to the needs of the Institute and the direction of developing scholarship.More about us ›
The Institute will annually invite selected scholars to pursue research while in residence at the Minneapolis Fed. These scholars will all have Ph.D.’s in the Social Sciences or have a career background that establishes their ability to conduct high-level, peer-reviewed scholarly research. Scholars will be selected based upon a research proposal related to the Institute’s mission.
The application period for the 2018-2019 cohort of Visiting Scholars has closed.Learn more ›
Coming Together For Inclusive Growth
In 2017, the Minneapolis Fed hosted a conference series dedicated to exploring topics related to the Institute’s mission. Subsequent conferences highlight the emerging research of Advisory Board members, Visiting Scholars, and other experts.
2018 conferences will occur on May 11 and October 26. Conferences will be live streamed here and on minneapolisfed.org
The Opportunity & Inclusive Growth Institute's third conference focused on labor market trends & the future of work. The agenda included panel discussions on labor markets and poverty, breaking down barriers to employment, and the future of work and welfare.
The Institute’s fall conference was built around the topic of segregation and inequality, and examined the role of several related issues, including disparities in housing and education.
The Institute’s inaugural conference was held on May 22-23, 2017. The agenda included discussions of current challenges to economic opportunity within the context of how the Federal Reserve can proactively engage and assist in supporting inclusive growth, either through monetary policy or other public policy contributions.
April 11, 2018
MINNEAPOLIS- The Minneapolis Fed announced a new and expanded cohort of 21 visiting scholars selected to conduct research while in residence at the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute.