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Department of Finance and Business Economics

The Finance and Business Economics Department at the University of Washington Foster School of Business is a collegial group of thought leaders based in one of the world’s most dynamic cities. Our faculty actively engage with business leaders and students to develop and share new insights that span the areas of Asset Pricing and Investments, Corporate Finance and Governance, Fintech, Household and Behavioral Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Small and Minority Business Economics, and Machine Learning applications in finance.


The Finance and Business Economics and Middle East Language and Cultures departments are pleased to offer a new special topics course named “The Startup Nation: Understanding Israel’s Exceptional Innovation.

The course (B Econ 490 A: sln: 23421 / MELC 496 B: sln: 18837) will examine the history and cultural aspects of the country’s unique economic development, focusing on the lessons learned from Israel’s success and innovation, and how those lessons learned might be extended to other nations in the region.

This course is open to all matriculated undergraduate students. For more information, see here or contact the instructor at [email protected].



Funding the Greater Seattle Community

Einstein once said, “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” This could not have been truer than this year. This quarter I had the chance to intern at the UW Consulting and Business Development Center (CBDC) as their Student Lending…

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Department of Finance and Business Economics
University of Washington Michael G. Foster School of Business
476 PACCAR Hall
UW Box 353226
Seattle, WA 98195-3226

Phone: 206-543-4773
Fax: 206-543-7472
Email: [email protected]

Jarrad Harford
Chair, Department of Finance and Business Economics
206-543-4796

Andrew Anderson
Administrator
206-543-4785

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