research centers in economics and finance

research centers in economics and finance

Switzerland is one of the banking capitals of the world. Switzerland’s roots as a revered banking center go as far back as the 17 th  century. But Switzerland is not only well-known for its banks, but also for financial research. Universities as well as banks and private institutes conduct high-level research in financial research.

Research Centers

  • The Swiss Finance Institute is a private foundation created in 2005 by the banking and the finance community of Switzerland together with several Swiss universities.

Universities

Research Programs

  • The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) launched the National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) "Financial Valuation and Risk Management" FINRISK at the end of 2001. FINRISK is an academic forum that fosters cutting-edge finance research, education of highly qualified finance specialists and knowledge transfer between finance academics and practitioners. It is managed from the University of Zurich and includes various academic institutions from Geneva, Lausanne, Lugano, St. Gallen and Zurich. FINRISK’s long-term goal is to develop a Swiss Excellence Centre in Finance.

 

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