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

UCLouvain Finance Seminar

Andrea Vedolin, London School of Economics

Model-free International Stochastic Discount Factors Andrea Vedolin, London School of Economics We provide a theoretical characterization of international stochastic discount factors (SDFs) in...
UCLouvain Finance Seminar

Kay Giesecke, Stanford University

TBA Kay Giesecke, Stanford University...
UCLouvain Finance Seminar

Plazzi Alberto, Swiss Finance Institute

Birds of a Feather – do Hedge Fund Managers Flock Together? Plazzi Alberto, Swiss Finance Institute Using mandatory filings on the universe of UK hedge funds, we analyze the effect of managerial...