Michael S. Barr

University of Michigan Law School

Roy F. & Jean Humphrey Proffitt Professor of Law

625 South State Street

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1215

United States

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Dean

735 South State Street

4th Floor

Ann Arbor, MI 48109

United States

University of Michigan, Center on Finance, Law, and Policy

Faculty Director

735 S. State Street, Suite 5211

Ann Arbor, MI 48109

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

25

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Microfinance and Financial Development

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 May 2005
Michael S. Barr
University of Michigan Law School
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Banking, Financial Institutions, Regulation, Law & Economics, Development, Economics

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Globalization, Law and Development: Introduction and Overview

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 May 2005
Michael S. Barr and Reuven S. Avi-Yonah
University of Michigan Law School and University of Michigan Law School
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Banking, Financial Institutions, Regulation, Law & Economics, Development, Economics

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Banking the Poor

Number of pages: 117 Posted: 31 May 2005
Michael S. Barr
University of Michigan Law School
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Unbanked, alternative financial services, remittances, electronic benefit transfer

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Credit Where it Counts: The Community Reinvestment Act and its Critics

Number of pages: 133 Posted: 11 May 2005
Michael S. Barr
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 764 (35,111)
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Banking, Financial Institutions, Law & Economics, Institutions & Development

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Financial Regulation: Law and Policy, Chapter 1.1 - Finance Today

Financial Regulation: Law and Policy, Foundation Press, May 2016, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-014, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 507, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 16-34
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 May 2016 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2016
Michael S. Barr, Howell E. Jackson and Margaret E. Tahyar
University of Michigan Law School, Harvard Law School and Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
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financial regulation, finance, financial services, Dodd-Frank Act, banking, insurance, securities, capital markets, consumer protection, systemically important financial institutions, payment systems, mutual funds, derivatives, shadow banking

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Financial Services, Savings and Borrowing Among Low- and Moderate-Income Households: Evidence from the Detroit Area Household Financial Services Survey

3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Apr 2008
Michael S. Barr
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 547 (54,596)
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Behavioral Finance Symposium Summary Paper

University of Michigan Center on Finance, Law, and Policy: Behavioral Finance Symposium. September 14-15, 2017. Ann Arbor, Michigan
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 May 2018 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2018
University of Michigan Law School, University of Michigan, Center on Finance, Law, and Policy, University of Michigan, Center on Finance, Law, and Policy, ideas42 and ideas42
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Behavioral finance, Behavioral economics, Narrative economics, Public policy, Interdisciplinary research, Audience experiments, Psychological bias, Finance, Small business innovation, Fintech, Macroeconomics

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Behaviorally Informed Home Mortgage Regulation

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Apr 2008
Michael S. Barr, Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir
University of Michigan Law School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Princeton University
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Banking the Poor: Policies to Bring Low-Income Americans into Financial Mainstream

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 May 2005
Michael S. Barr
University of Michigan Law School
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Banking, Financial Institutions, Regulation, Law & Economics, Development, Economics

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Institutions and Inclusion in Saving Policy

BUILDING ASSETS, BUILDING WEALTH; CREATING WEALTH IN LOW-INCOME COMMUNITIES, N. Retsinas and E. Belsky, eds., Brookings Press, 2005
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 May 2005
Michael S. Barr and Michael W. Sherraden
University of Michigan Law School and Washington University in St. Louis - George Warren Brown School of Social Work
Downloads 421 (75,506)
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Banking, Financial Institutions, Regulation, Law & Economics, Development Economics, Law, Institutions, & Development

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Big Data in Finance: Highlights from the Big Data in Finance Conference Hosted at the University of Michigan October 27-28, 2016

U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 18-010
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2018
University of Michigan Law School, University of Michigan Center on Finance, Law, and Policy, R. H. Smith School of Business, U. of Maryland, University of Michigan and University of Michigan
Downloads 374 (86,653)
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Big data, financial stability, financial networks, consumer protection, financial inclusion

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Modes of Credit Market Regulation

BUILDING ASSETS, BUILDING WEALTH; CREATING WEALTH IN LOW-INCOME COMMUNITIES, N. Retsinas and E. Belsky, eds., Brookings Press, 2005
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 May 2005
Michael S. Barr
University of Michigan Law School
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Banking, Financial Institutions, Regulation, Law & Economics, Development, Economics

Paying to Save: Tax Withholding and Asset Allocation among Low- and Moderate-Income Taxpayers

2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 100, U of Michigan Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 07-22
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2008
Jane Dokko and Michael S. Barr
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and University of Michigan Law School
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LMI tax filers, withholding preference, portfolio allocation

Paying to Save: Tax Withholding and Asset Allocation among Low- and Moderate-Income Taxpayers

FEDS Working Paper No. 2008-11
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Jan 2009
Michael S. Barr and Jane Dokko
University of Michigan Law School and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 93 (305,073)
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Tax withholding, present-biased preferences, saving

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Central Bank of the Future

U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 1, July 2019
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 24 Jul 2019
Adrienne Harris and Michael S. Barr
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and University of Michigan Law School
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Central Bank of the Future

University of Michigan Center on Finance, Law & Policy Working Paper (no. 2), November 2019
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 11 Nov 2019
Adrienne Harris and Michael S. Barr
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and University of Michigan Law School
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Preferences for Banking and Payment Services Among Low- and Moderate-Income Households

FEDS Working Paper No. 2011-13, U of Michigan Law & Econ, Empirical Legal Studies Center Paper No. 11-007, U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 238
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2011
Michael S. Barr, Jane Dokko and Elea McDonnell Feit
University of Michigan Law School, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Drexel University - Department of Marketing
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poverty, banking regulation, consumer protection, choice modeling, conjoint

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The Financial Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Aug 2020
Michael S. Barr, Howell E. Jackson and Margaret E. Tahyar
University of Michigan Law School, Harvard Law School and Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
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Pandemic, COVID-19, coronavirus, financial regulation, monetary policy, financial crisis, CARES Act, Paycheck Protection Program, fiscal policy

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Mandatory Arbitration in Consumer Finance and Investor Contracts

New York University Journal of Law and Business, Vol. 11, No. 4, 2015
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Oct 2015
Michael S. Barr
University of Michigan Law School
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arbitration clause, consumer finance, investor contracts, labor agreement

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Credit Where it Counts: Maintaining a Strong Community Reinvestment Act

The Brookings Institution, Research Brief, May 2005, Michigan Law and Economics Research Paper
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 11 May 2005
Michael S. Barr
University of Michigan Law School
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Banking & Financial Institutions, Regulation, Law & Economics, Institutions & Development, Development Economics

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Nothing Left to Lose? Changes Experienced by Detroit Low- and Moderate-Income Households During the Great Recession

Washington Center for Equitable Growth Working Paper, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-019, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 518
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Sep 2016
Michael S. Barr and Daniel Schaffa
University of Michigan Law School and University of Richmond School of Law
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International Law-Making by Hybrid Bodies: The Case of Financial Regulation

Forthcoming as Chapter 14 in Handbook on the Theory and Practice of International Lawmaking, C. Brolmann and Y Radi (eds), Edward Elgar Publishing., U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 15-010
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Jul 2015
Michael S. Barr
University of Michigan Law School
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Consumer Autonomy and Pathways to Portability in Banking and Financial Services

University of Michigan Center on Finance, Law & Policy Working Paper
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Nov 2019
Michael S. Barr, Abigail DeHart and Andrew Kang
University of Michigan Law School, University of Michigan Law School and University of Michigan Law School
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Too LIBOR, Too Late: Time to Move to a Market Rate

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 21 Jul 2015
Michael S. Barr
University of Michigan Law School
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Building the Payment System of the Future: How Central Banks Can Improve Payments to Enhance Financial Inclusion

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 31 Jul 2020
University of Michigan Law School, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, Columbia Law School and University of Michigan, Center on Finance, Law, and Policy
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payment systems, finTech, financial inclusion, cryptocurrencies, Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC), stablecoins, real-time payments, remittances, case studies, China, Kenya, Philippines, emerging markets, emerging technologies

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Detroit Area Study on Financial Services: What? Why? How?

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 21 Jul 2015
Michael S. Barr
University of Michigan Law School
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Global Administrative Law: The View from Basel

European Journal of International Law, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 15-46, 2006, NYU, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-25
Posted: 23 Jun 2006
Michael S. Barr and Geoffrey P. Miller
University of Michigan Law School and New York University School of Law

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global administrative law, banking, Basel Committee, capital standards

Global Administrative Law: The View from Basel

European Journal of International Law, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 15-46, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Michael S. Barr and Geoffrey P. Miller
University of Michigan Law School and New York University School of Law

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