Finance & Markets

Serving a higher mission in Afghanistan

Serving a higher mission in Afghanistan

Colleen Wilcox

Balhk For Web StoryBalkh and Notre Dame faculty/staff standing outside the Gateway of India

In 2016, Notre Dame was awarded a $1.15 million contract to help a university in Afghanistan create one of the country’s first master’s program in finance and accountancy. The partnership with Balkh University, the country’s third largest university, allowed Notre Dame faculty and staff to help design, train, deliver, and assess a new master’s degree.…

How closures of local newspapers increase local government borrowing costs

Brookings Institution

Notre Dame finance professor Paul Gao and two colleagues from the University of Illinois at Chicago are presenting their research on the impact of newspaper closures on government costs at the Brookings Institution's 2018 Municipal Finance Conference this week. He and colleagues Chang Lee and Dermot Murphy of the University of Illinois at Chicago co-wrote "Financing Dies in Darkness? The Impact of Newspaper Closures on Public Finance." Read the blog post Brookings published on their research

2018 finance grad wins OZY Genius Award

OZY

University of Notre Dame 2018 graduate Nikhil Garg, a finance and applied and computational mathematics and statistics a double major, is among 10 college students who received a 2018 OZY Genius Award.

He is co-founder of Centralix, an exchange aggregator that allows retail traders in the digital asset space to buy and sell cryptocurrencies from one central platform at best execution prices, without having an account on each individual exchange.…