Center for Financial Markets and COVID-19
The Milken Institute Center for Financial Markets conducts research and outreach and constructs programs designed to facilitate the smooth and efficient operation of financial markets, to help ensure that they are fair and available to those who need them.
Pre-crisis, the average US household could not withstand a $400 economic shock. The average small business had less than three weeks of cash on hand.
96% of banks in the US have less than $5B in assets, yet this percentage only represents 14 percent of all assets.
Over 70 percent of Ginna Mae issuers are non-depository institutions that lack sufficient capitalization and liquidity to meet advance obligations.
CFM Experts Offer Policy Insights and Proactive Thought Leadership to Mitigate the Short- and Long-Term Effects of the Coronavirus.
- Providing Access to Capital for Economically Distressed Communities
Leveraging FinTech to Combat the Effects of COVID-19
- Refining the Housing Market in Light of the Impact of COVID-19
- Pathways to Building Resilient Infrastructure
- State and Local Recovery Recommendations and Actions
- Download Full COVID-19 Legislative and Regulatory Recommendations
Utilize Existing Financial Infrastructure to Build an Equitable Post-COVID Recovery
A report outlining potential solutions to the socioeconomic impact of COVID-19 on underserved communities.Read the Report
Expert Speakers Discuss Resilient Infrastructure in a COVID-19 World
A webinar convened by the Milken Institute and United for Infrastructure, with speakers including Director at the Milken Institute Dan Carol, Governor John Bel Edwards of Louisiana, US Chamber of Commerce President Suzanne Clark, and others.Watch Now
Milken Institute Conference Call on Capital and COVID-19
Moderated by Michael Piwowar, executive director of the Center for Financial Markets, a panel of leading figures from the financial sector discussed the ongoing challenges facing employees, the impact of the crisis on small businesses, and the wider effect on the global economy.Listen Here
Keeping Financial Markets Open
Executive Director Michael Piwowar stresses the importance of keeping financial markets open in order to provide much-needed liquidity to businesses and individuals, as well as guide industry and policy leaders in their responses to the crisis.Watch on Bloomberg