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Martin Chorzempa

Class of 2013-2014

About Martin

updated 2/2014: Martin Chorzempa grew up in Bloomington, Minnesota. He graduated summa cum laude in finance and international business from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota in 2011. As an undergraduate, he took on leadership roles in community organizations, student government, and as the head of the fraternity system. He also gained work experience in the private sector, interning as a financial consultant to evaluate the effects of financial regulation on banks and value subprime mortgage securities. He spent the spring of 2010 doing masters coursework in business and international affairs at the École des Hautes Études Commerciales in Paris, France, where he wrote his thesis on a 14th-century financial crisis in Florence. After graduation, Chorzempa went to Germany on a Fulbright Scholarship to study the role of public banks in the financial crisis. He then worked for the Association of German Banks in Berlin, where he focused on European banking regulation and small business finance. He is now a research fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, where he focuses on Chinese financial innovation and technology, US-China Relations, and the intersection of emerging technologies and national security.

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