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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

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).

October 30, 2019

Executive Director Ashby Monk and Dane Rook, PhDs - both of Global Projects Center, along with Marcel Prins from APG Asset Management, have released a paper about alternative data, its risks, and data defense strategies.

October 11, 2019

Managing Director Michael Bennon, Julie Kim, and Raymond Levitt co-wrote a paper that has become a chapter in the new book US Infrastructure: Challenges and Directions for the 21st Century. This book gives an in-depth look at the challenges of infrastructure from several different standpoints. Bennon's "US Infrastructure Gap(s): Federal Policy and Local Public Institutions" is Chapter 13 of Part III of the publication.

September 17, 2019

GPC's Kate Gasparro, Ph.D. has co-authored a paper with David Weinberger about the impact of opportunity zone investments in local communities.

September 11, 2019
Michael Bennon and Rajiv Sharma were lead academic authors of the the book "Leveraging Private Capital for Infrastructure Renewal (2019)” published by the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine. The publication provides analysis of some of the key issues that government agencies need to consider when approaching P3s as a way of financing transportation projects.