Finance

The Finance Area faculty include renowned scholars who are experts in their field, as well as practitioners with real-world experience in the financial industry.

The Finance Area equips students with the skills to become globally oriented, financially sophisticated, and ethically minded in their use of finance to address complex global challenges. Through research and scholarship, the faculty studies the functioning of the global financial system to shape the responsible transformation of financial practice and global business. The finance faculty conducts research on a range of topics, from IPOs to personal wealth management.


Research Centers

Steers Center for Global Real Estate

Center for Financial Markets and Policy

News From Finance

Boeing Made These Shrewd Moves To Fend Off Investor Revolt. Will it Last?

December 18th, 2019

No ifs, ands, or buts. The company has taken a big hit over the MAX, and the decision to stop making the plane—however long the hiatus lasts—is serious. “For them to halt production means there are sales that are permanently lost,” says James Angel, professor of finance at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University.

Apple Card? Google Checking Account? Why Big Tech Wants To Be Your Banker

November 26th, 2019

“Imagine your personal financial assistant, who basically keeps track of your spending but also integrates with other information on your life,” says James Angel, a finance professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. Because it knows your location, it can tell what store you’re in, guess what you’ll buy, and alert you to places that sell it cheaper. Or it might warn you not to enter a particular store because your bank account is particularly low.