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The Stanford Global Projects Center is located at the Yang & Yamazaki Energy & Environment (Y2E2) building at Stanford University. We research new ways to finance, develop, and invest in critical infrastructure worldwide.

GITOS at Stanford

This past May, Global Projects Center held its annual Global Investment Operations and Technology Symposium with AustralianSuper.

On June 3-4, GPC held its 3rd Annual Disruptive Technology & Digital Cities Summit at the Arrillaga Alumni Center at Stanford.

Our book, Reframing Finance, listed among the best business books in 2017 by the Business Editor of The Economist.

GPC's book, Reframing Finance: New Models of Long Term Investment Management, was listed among the best business books in 2017 by the Business Editor of The Economist.

Addressing urban infrastructure needs in the United States, GPC's Michael Bennon, Julie Kim, and Professor Raymond Levitt take a look at impediments to the adoption of new models for urban infrastructure development and finance.

In March, Governor Newsom spoke at GPC's Opportunity Zone Investment Summit. 


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Recent News

February 7, 2020

View the on-demand webinar "Embracing Intrapreneurship: Create a Culture of Innovation Within Your Organization" here.

January 31, 2020
Mike Steep, the Founder and Executive Director of GPC's Disruptive Technology & Digital Cities Program has recently published a book titled "First Light of Day: A Cautionary Tale of our Future Written by One of Today's Leading Experts on Technology Innovation."
January 10, 2020
The Collaborative Model of Institutional Investment, which was developed by research at the GPC and formalized in the book, Reframing Finance authored by Rajiv Sharma and Ashby Monk has been formally adopted by leading institutional investors around the world.
December 9, 2019

Last month, Kate Gasparro (former Ph.D. candidate in GPC and now a Ph.D.) and Ashby Monk published "Demystifying 'Localness' of Infrastructure Assets; Crowdfunding Platforms as Local Financial Intermediaries for Global Investors" in the journal Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space. "Localness" refers to the specific geographic context that impact how an asset functions.

November 26, 2019

Authors Gamlen, Kutarna, and GPC's Monk have published their paper "Citizenship as Sovereign Wealth: Re-thinking Investor Immigration" in Global Policy. They discuss the concept of Immigrant Investor Programs (IIPs), first defining what they are, and then how they can be improved with Immigrant Investment Funds (IIFs), which could be a new type of sovereign wealth fund (SWF).