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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 with a demonstrated ability to conduct high-level, peer-reviewed scholarly research. Scholars will be selected based upon a research proposal related to the Institute’s mission.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.
The Opportunity & Inclusive Growth Institute's fifth conference will explore and discuss the distributional consequences of the business cycle and monetary policy.
The Opportunity & Inclusive Growth Institute's fourth conference focused on regional shocks & regional divergence.
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.