Georgetown Financial Markets White Papers

Offering innovative and influential thought leadership, the Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy fosters discussion on critical policy and market issues related to responsible global financial markets. The Center engages current MBA students to help research and publish white papers on relevant financial policy topics such as Fintech and Innovation, Market Structure, Responsible Finance, and Alternative Investments. 


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Our Student White Papers

ESG Impact on Risk and Performance

Review of ESG investment implementation and its impact on risk and return
February 2022

Financial Integrity and Financial Inclusion

How can integrity and inclusiveness mutually reinforce each other in the financial system?
April 2021

Institutionalization of Digital Assets

Digital Assets Today and What it Will Take to get to the Next Level of Institutional Adoption
January 2021

ESG Reporting in Food & Health Sector

Standards & Metrics for Small and Medium Private Equity Firms
August 2020

FinTech & Financial Inclusion

How do FinTech firms assist clients in obtaining loans?
July 2020

Initial Coin Offerings

Overview & Global Regulatory Environment
June 2018

Leveraging Data

The Role Big Data Can Play in Providing Better Products and Services for Customers
October 2017

Blockchain and Financial Inclusion

The Role Blockchain Technology can Play in Accelerating Financial Inclusion
March 2017

The Complex Regulatory Landscape for FinTech

An Uncertain Future for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise Lending
August 2016