Focus Areas: Financial practice, economic and social sustainability

Ann Rutledge is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). At SIPA, she teaches a capital markets course from a policy perspective, where her goal is to build up students’ confidence in understanding basic financial mechanics, what drives market behavior, and how to think about sustainable finance.

By day, she is a financial practitioner specializing in the valuation of structured finance securities and exchange-traded instruments.Rutledge testified before the U.S. Senate on The State of the Securitization Markets following Dodd-Frank, was cited in the U.S. Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission’s Financial Crisis Inquiry Report, and wrote the landmark study of China’s securitization market for Swift Institute. Her book on China’s capital markets by Oxford University Press is forthcoming in 2020.

Research & Publications

September 2015|Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)|Ann Rutledge

Who Will Take the Lead in Shaping China’s Securitization Market Model?

July 2014|Brookings Institution|Ann Rutledge, Robert Litan

A Real Fix for Credit Ratings

July 2011|International Encyclopedia of Housing and Home|Ann Rutledge

Real Estate Credit Derivatives

January 2010|Oxford University Press|Ann Rutledge, Sylvain Raynes

Elements of Structured Finance