Housed at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, the Center for Financial Markets and Policy sponsors original research, provides thoughtful commentary, and hosts dialogues and conferences involving scholars and practitioners on key financial market issues. Through these activities, the center enriches the intellectual life of the University and the Washington-based policy community, and contributes to an informed public discussion regarding critical financial market debates.

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Leaders in Global Finance Speakers Series

Save the date for these opportunities to hear Leaders in Global Finance Speakers Series, hosted by the Center for Financial Markets and Policy. This speaker series brings influential...

Jay Jacobs Joins the Center for Financial Markets and Policy

Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business has appointed Jay Jacobs (MBA’98), outgoing president and managing director of PIMCO, as a Distinguished Global Fellow. He will begin his three-year...

Uncertainty in Global Financial Markets, London, U.K.

On Thursday June 15, 2017, the Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy, in partnership with the Financial Times and the Georgetown City Alliance, held the 'Uncertainty in...

DC Blockchain Summit 2017

The 2017 DC Blockchain summit, hosted by the Chamber of Digital Commerce, in partnership with the Georgetown...

Center Releases White Paper on Blockchain and Financial Inclusion

The Center for Financial Markets and Policy, in partnership with the Chamber of Digital Commerce, have released a...

"Fed Poised for Three Rate Hikes in 2017 Following Yellen's Capitol Hill Visit"

Georgetown McDonough School of Business Professor Sumit Agarwal discusses Janet Yellen's recent visit to Capitol Hill. "Yellen testified before the Senate Banking Committee Tuesday and the...

The 2016 U.S. Presidential Election: Competition for the Nomination for the Out of Power Party

The 2016 United States presidential election was certain to be highly unusual as the Republicans reduced their list of 17 candidates to Donald Trump. Trump won an impressive number of competitive...

Capitol Hill Briefing on Market Structure Innovation in the US Economy

The Center for Financial Markets and Policy at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, in partnership with the Milken Institute, hosted a Capitol Hill briefing on “The Role of Market Structure...

Financial Markets Quality 2016

The Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy, in partnership with the Financial Times, hosted its annual Financial Markets Quality conference on October 12, 2016. Below are...

Student Led Research on FinTech Regulations and SME Financing Published by World Economic Forum, Real Clear Markets
Incremental Steps for a Safer Housing Finance System

On June 16, the Center for Financial Markets and Policy at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, in partnership with the Milken Institute, hosted its second-quarter Capitol Hill briefing on “...

Markets and the Hill Briefing Discusses Tax Code Implications

MATH Briefing 1st Quarter 2016: The Center for Financial Markets and Policy at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, in partnership with the Milken Institute, hosted a Capitol Hill briefing...

John Jacobs Discusses New Exchange, IEX with the Wall Street Journal

“This is going to put the question at the forefront—is speed the No. 1 driver of market structure?” said John Jacobs, a former senior executive at Nasdaq and now executive director of...

Center Hosts Roundtable on the Complex Regulatory Landscape for FinTech

The Center for Financial Markets and Policy in partnership with the World Economic Forum (WEF) and the SME Finance Forum, held a roundtable discussion on the rapidly growing industry of...

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Social Marketing in a Changing World – A Celebration of Alan Andreasen

After more than two decades as a marketing professor at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, Alan Andreasen retired in June 2015. The school’s marketing faculty, led by Area Coordinator and...

Chris Rider
Do Prestigious Law Degrees Really Matter? Prestigious Schools Act as Career Insurance When Things Go Wrong

After graduation, many students think about going to law school. They consider the school's ranking, tuition, and location, among other things. Chris Rider, assistant professor of strategy at...

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