Welcome to the Geneva Finance Research Institute (GFRI).

GFRI research is multidisciplinary and encourages synergies between the Geneva School of Economics and
Management (GSEM
), the Faculties of Law, Psychology and Science of Education.  GFRI collaborates in particular with the Center for Banking and Financial Law and the National Center for Research in Affective Sciences, both located at the University of Geneva.


GFRI also engages in knowledge transfer activities such as conferences, seminars and public debates on finance topics related to Portfolio Management and Corporate Governance.

GFRI is delighted to announce its Finance Seminar Series supported by Geneva Financial Center:

Apr 17, 2014

Prof. Laurent Barras, McGill University, 12.15-13.45, room PS02

Apr 24, 2014

Prof. Per Mykland, University of Chicago, 12.15 - 13.45, room PS02

May 8, 2014

Prof. Matti Keloharju, Aalto University, 12.15 - 13.45, room MR170

May 15, 2014

Dr. Martin Larsson, EPFL, CANCELED

Jun 5, 2014

Prof. Petco Kalev, University of South Australia, 12.15 - 13.45, room PS02

Jun 17, 2014

Prof. Tobias Moskowitz, University of Chicago, 12.15-13.45, room PS02


Latest News

Date added: Apr 7, 2014 Geneva Lectures on Sustainable Finance

The Geneva Finance Research Institute (GFRI) and the Institute of Environmental Sciences (ISE) of the University of Geneva are organizing a lecture series on sustainable finance, which is aimed at Masters students. The lecture series addresses key concepts, challenges and structures relating to sustainable finance. You can find more information at http://www.unige.ch/environnement/home/actualites2014/sustainablefinance.html

Date added: Feb 19, 2014 Call for paper Geneva Summit Sustainable Finance
Date added: Jan 23, 2014 Prof. Harald Hau & Mr. Matthias Efing
received the prize for the Best Paper on financial markets at the Paris December 2013 Finance Meeting of the EUROFIDAI (Institut Européen des données financières).
Date added: Oct 21, 2013 Prof. Olivier Scaillet has been elected Associate Editor at the Annals of Computational and Financial Econometrics
Date added: Sep 9, 2013 Prof. Olivier Scaillet

has received the Management Science Distinguished Service Award for 2013 for outstanding service to the journal "Management Science".

Date added: Jul 30, 2013 GFRI launches a new Master Program in Finance

Date added: Jul 5, 2013 Prof. Olivier Scaillet has been elected Fellow of SoFiE
Date added: Jun 27, 2013 Prof. Rajna Gibson Brandon's interview
Date added: Jun 18, 2013 Corrupted credit ratings: Standard & Poor’s lawsuit and the evidence with Matthias Efing & Harald Hau
Date added: May 16, 2013 Radio Interview with Prof. Olivier Scaillet
Radio Interview (in French) with Prof. Olivier Scaillet on "High Frequency Trading" on RTS.
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Date added: May 13, 2013 Doctoral Award for Mr. Matthias Efing
Mr. Matthias Efing received the Swiss Finance Institute Best Paper Doctoral Award for his paper "Bank Capital Regulation with an Opportunistic Rating Agency".
Date added: Mar 8, 2013 Distinguished CESifo Affiliate Award
Mr. Matthias Effing was awarded with the "Distinguished CESifo Affiliate Award" for his paper "Bank Capital Regulation with an Opportunistic Rating Agency" at the area conference "Macro, Money and International Finance" at the CESifo institute in Munich on February, 22 2013.
Date added: Mar 8, 2013 Research Challenge 2013
Mr. Joao Pedro De Oliveira, Mr. Lorena Garzoni, Mr. Stéphane Murset & Mr. Yu Shi from the University of Geneva have received the "Best Presentation Award" from Swiss Universities at the CFA Institute Research Challenge 2013
Date added: Jan 18, 2013 Radio Interview with Mr. Adrien Treccani
Mr. Adrien Treccani radio interview on Bitcoins.
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