The annual Municipal Finance Conference brings together academics, practitioners, issuers, and regulators to discuss recent research on municipal capital markets and state and local fiscal issues. The conference is a joint venture of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at Brookings, the Rosenberg Institute of Global Finance at the Brandeis International Business School, the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, and the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago.
A session on Wed., July 20 at 1:05 p.m. ET will focus on “The Influence of Climate and Race in the Municipal Bond Market,” a paper coauthored by Erika Smull (Ph.D. candidate in environmental sciences and policy at the Nicholas School of the Environment), Martin Doyle (director of the Water Policy Program at the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions and professor of environmental sciences and policy at the Nicholas School of the Environment), and colleagues at ICE Data Services and Breckinridge Capital Advisors.
The 2022 conference will be held virtually across three days and will be open to the public free of charge:
- Monday, July 18: COVID’s impact on the state and local sector; the G (governance) in ESG;
- Tuesday, July 19: Recent developments in the muni bond market
- Wednesday, July 20: The S (social) and E (environmental) in ESG