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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 multidisciplinary 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 be 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


Recent publications

Adam Farago’s and Erik Hjalmarsson’s paper “Stock Price Co-Movement and the Foundations of Pairs Trading" is accepted for publication in Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis

Hans Jeppsson’s paper “Initial public offerings, subscription precommitments and venture capital participation” is accepted for publication in Journal of Corporate Finance

ERM workshop February 1, 2019

Welcome to register for the 3rd ERM workhop! The Centre for Finance, in cooperation with AB Volvo and KPMG, is organizing a day on Enterprise Risk Management at the School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg. Keynote speaker: Hans Læssøe of AKTUS "From Managing Risks to Intelligent Risk Taking".
More information and detailed schedule to follow.

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