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

Can China and the U.S. Uphold the Phase One Trade Deal Amid COVID-19?

July 14th, 2020

The looming election may also serve to accelerate, rather than pause the trade pact between China and the U.S. Arthur Dong, teaching professor at the McDonough School of Business says Trump’s election prospects hinge on China acting upon commitments of the phase one deal.

Greedy or Needy: Why More Than a Thousand Financial Advisors Took PPP Loans

July 13th, 2020

James Angel, a professor of finance at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business, is not at all surprised that the RIAs to jump after these loans. “We want RIAs to be financially sophisticated, to be following the details of current financial legislation so the fact that they jumped on the free money basically shows that they are on top of their game,” he says, likening advisors actions to taking advantage of tax loopholes.

Chinese Markets Surge on Recovery Hopes

July 6th, 2020

Yahoo Finance’s Brian Sozzi and Alexis Christoforous speak with Georgetown Professor Arthur Dong about the recent surge in Chinese markets, and President Trump’s recent tweets about China.