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Centre for Finance

Welcome to the Centre for Finance - CFF - one of Sweden's three research centers within finance!

The Centre for Finance (CFF) received a grant from VINNOVA 2010 to establish one of Sweden’s three new research centers within finance. The Centre is also financed by the business community, the University of Gothenburg and the School of Business, Economics and Law.

CFF's mission is to contribute to a sustainable financial system through:

  • Excellent research focusing on financial intermediation, specifically the interaction between financial institutions and business/households.
  • An open and creative interdisciplinary research environment.
  • Close interaction with practitioners, education and society at large. 

CFF’s vision is to advance the understanding and practice of financial intermediation and to be the leading Nordic research center in this field, with expertise in great demand. It is also to provide a highly regarded and exciting arena for collaboration among researchers, students, financial practitioners and policy makers.

We gratefully acknowledge the support by the Second Swedish National Pension fund - AP2, Handelsbanken, SEB, SKF, Volvo, the Independent saving banks in Western Sweden - fristående sparbankerna i Västra Sverige and the foundation for the Centre for Finance - Stiftelsen Centrum för finans.

>> read more about ongoing research at CFF

News

Marstrand Finance Conference June 17-19 2017

We are pleased to announce the first Marstrand Finance Conference! Papers in all areas of finance have been considered for presentation at the conference. Accepted papers have been notified.

Please read CALL FOR PAPERS

Recent publications

Erik Hjalmarsson paper "Interactions among High-Frequency Traders" is accepted for publication in Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. Erik’s co-authors are Evangelos Benos, James Brugler, and Filip Zikes.

Dawei Fang’s paper “Dry powder and short fuses: Private equity funds in emerging markets” is accepted for publication in Journal of Corporate Finance.

Dawei Fang’s paper "How Tournament Incentives Affect Asset Markets: A Comparison Between Winner-Take-All Tournaments and Elimination Contests" is accepted for publication in Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control. Dawei’s co-authors are Martin Holmen, Michael Kirchler and Daniel Kleinlercher.

Adam Farago’s paper ”Asymmetries and Portfolio Choice” is forthcoming in Review of Financial Studies. Adam’s co-authors are Magnus Dahlquist and Romeo Tedongap.

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