Goizueta students concentrating in financial economics are well-grounded in a range of topics including: micro-investment theory, economics of uncertainty, the role of financial markets and institutions, the regulation of financial products, firms and markets and the theory of form corporate governance.

Our Finance faculty includes leading researchers in their respective areas, publishing in numerous notable journals. Outside of the classroom, faculty members are involved in a number of national organizations, serving as consultants, collaborating with research and holding corporate board memberships.


  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate Finance
  • Finance
  • Real Estate

Recently Offered Electives:

  • Advanced Derivatives
  • Advanced Managerial Finance
  • Applied Investment Management
  • Corporate Governance and Restructuring
  • Derivatives
  • Doing Deals: Private Equity
  • Global/ Macro Economics
  • International Finance
  • Investment Banking
  • Real Estate Commodity & Market Analysis
  • Real Estate Management and Finance
  • Securities Analysis and Portfolio Management
  • Venture Capital and Private Equity

Center for Alternative Investments

Launched in March 2008 and spearheaded by Professor Klaas Baks, the Emory Center for Alternative Investments serves as a destination for research and education on alternative investments. The research initiatives will support the Center’s educational efforts, presenting Goizueta students with practical learning opportunities: course offerings, seminars, workshops, conferences and competitions. The Center aims to provide students valuable exposure and experiences as they prepare for careers in private equity and hedge funds.

Goizueta Real Estate Program

Located in one of the most active and dynamic real estate markets in the U.S., Goizueta has strong real estate connections and resources in Atlanta. This program aims to use those resources in combination with formal real estate coursework to train students to enter the real estate industry following graduation. Students are trained in the nuances of the real estate ndustry, with emphasis on factors that make up the market and the intricacies of properties as an asset in money management.