McDonough School of Business

Jennie Bai

Jennie Bai is a professor of finance at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. She is also a research associate in the asset pricing program at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). Her research focuses on the credit market, in particular the debt pricing of corporate bonds, government bonds, and bank loans, and the investment behavior of institutional debt investors such as mutual funds and insurance companies. She also conducts research on banking, information economics, and ESG. She has published articles in the Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Economics, and Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. Currently, she serves as the Associate Editor of the Journal of Financial Economics, Management Science, Journal of Financial Intermediary, and Journal of Credit Risk. She was also an Advisory Council Member at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System during 2017-2020 with the main responsibility of providing advice on the stress test and bank regulation. Before joining Georgetown, she was an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.

Academic Appointment(s)

Professor, MSB - Finance Area