Louvain Finance

LFIN, Louvain Finance, is a research center of the Université catholique de Louvain, located in Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium). It has been founded in 2016 and it now houses about 11 professors, and 15 researchers.

Louvain Finance (LFIN) promotes and contributes to academic research in Finance via its research projects and the organization of top-level PhD courses, conferences and other public research activities. The Center’s main area of expertise are related to most of the areas of finance, including Asset Pricing, International Finance, Asset and Risk Management, Mathematical Finance, Macro-Finance, Market Microstructure, Corporate Finance and Behavioral Finance.

The center is leading several innovative projects, such as the first Bloomberg learning center in Belgium and it is supported in its activities by leading private institutions such as TreeTop Asset Management and Candriam. 

Together with CORE, IRES, ISBA, LFIN, and SMCS, LFIN is part of the Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Quantitative Modelling and Analysis (IMMAQ) where researchers develop and use a coherent set of tools and methods for quantitative modelling and analysis in their various fields of expertise.

Upcoming Events

Financial Research Seminar

Post Crisis Bank Regulations and the Liquidity of...

As part of the Belgian Financial Research Forum, Prof. Darrell Duffie (Stanford University) will be giving a lecture on "Post Crisis Bank Regulations and the Liquidity of Financial Markets". The talk...

Belgian Financial Research Forum

After the 2016 conference hosted by the National Bank of Belgium, the 16th meeting of the Belgian Financial Research Forum (BFRF) will take place at the National Bank of Belgium (Brussels) on June 1,...
PhD Training

Brussels SoFiE Summer School 2018

The 2018 SoFiE Financial Econometrics School will be held in Brussels on June 4-8, 2018. This year's topic is Big Data in Macroeconomics and Finance. SoFiE Financial Econometrics School The...