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

The Dow has Passed 30,000 for the First Time Ever

November 24th, 2020

Today’s historic news “signals that investors are a lot more confident about the future than the present,” says Arthur Dong, professor of practice at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. But he adds that the measure’s rise has little impact on small businesses. “There is disconnect between what happens on Wall Street and Main Street. The pain on Main Street continues to persist.”

SEC Chairman Clayton to Step Down

November 16th, 2020

James Angel, associate professor of finance at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, told ThinkAdvisor Monday in an email that he doubts “the lame duck Trump administration will try to ram through his [Clayton’s] nomination” to the Southern District of New York post.