Boston Globe announces research initiative on opioids and poverty led by Institute advisor and Region interviewee Raj Chetty
Forbes article on market power & labor share on research by Institute advisors and Region interviewees David Autor and Lawrence Katz
Harvard Business Review features article by Institute advisor and Region interviewee Janet Currie on employment and opioids
Pepperdine University economist and Institute senior scholar on income inequality in Mexico, and the link between personal finances and health.
University of Toronto economist and Institute senior scholar on income inequality vs. income risk, and the importance of strong “job ladders.”
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 18-19. Conferences will be live streamed here and on minneapolisfed.org
The Opportunity & Inclusive Growth Institute's fourth conference will focus on regional shocks & regional divergence.
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.
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.