On Friday, September 18, 2020, the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Princeton University’s Bendheim Center for Finance organized a conference on racial justice and finance to explore many aspects of finance where outcomes may vary by race.
The all-day conference included four paper presentations, keynote remarks by Atlanta Fed President & CEO Raphael Bostic, and a panel on advancing racial justice through finance moderated by Bloomberg’s Michael McKee.
Watch video from the event below. All videos are also available on the Princeton BCF YouTube Channel.
10:30 a.m. – 10:40 a.m. EST
Markus Brunnermeier, Director, Princeton’s Bendheim Center for Finance
10:40 a.m. – 11:10 a.m. EST
Mortgage Prepayment, Race and Monetary Policy
Authors: Kristopher Gerardi, Paul Willen (presenter), and David Zhang
11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. EST
Debt and the Underdevelopment of Black America
Lecture: Destin Jenkins, University of Chicago
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EST
Keynote Address: Using Finance to Create Racial Equity: A Call for Change
Keynote Speaker: Atlanta Fed President & CEO, Raphael Bostic
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EST
Racial Discrimination in the Auto Loan Market
Authors: Alexander Butler, Erik Mayer (presenter) and James Weston
2:05 p.m. – 2:35 p.m. EST
Minority Depository Institutions: Evolving Financial Technologies and the Challenge of Governance
Authors: Jesus Hernandez (presenter), Gary Dymski and Melody Chiong
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. EST
Panel: Advancing racial justice through innovations in finance