Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis | October 3-4, 2019 | Minneapolis, Minnesota
This Opportunity & Inclusive Growth Institute conference—co-sponsored by the Brookings Institution’s Future of the Middle Class Initiative—will bring together scholars, policy makers, and practitioners to tackle a collection of housing issues.
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis | April 9-10, 2019 | Minneapolis, MN
The Opportunity & Inclusive Growth Institute's fifth conference explored and discussed the distributional consequences of the business cycle and monetary policy.
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis | October 23-24, 2018 | Minneapolis, Minnesota
High-quality early childhood development programming and K-12 education have the promise to impact societal and economic issues facing the country, such as workforce development and income and wealth inequities. Furthermore, a highly skilled and educated workforce supports employment and economic growth. This conference will highlight innovations in early childhood development programs and K-12 schools.
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis | October 18-19, 2018 | Minneapolis, MN
The Opportunity & Inclusive Growth Institute's fourth conference focused on regional shocks & regional divergence.
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis | September 28, 2018 | Minneapolis, MN
In modern societies, individuals differ greatly in the likelihood that at any point in time they will be employed, engaged in crime, or imprisoned. This conference explores the sources of individual variation in these important outcomes over time and space while paying particular attention to the role of institutions.
Federal Reserve Banks of Chicago and Minneapolis | September 13-14, 2018 | Chicago, Illinois
Requiring government licenses to practice trades and professions is a rising trend in the United States and abroad. This conference will discuss occupational licensing from a global perspective, with attention to current policy, labor market consequences and policy options. Participants include scholars, practitioners and policymakers from around the world.
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis | May 11, 2018 | Minneapolis, MN
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.
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis | October 26, 2017 | Minneapolis, MN
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.
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis | May 22-23, 2017 | Minneapolis, MN
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.