Louvain Finance

Welcome at LFIN !

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.

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 Modeling and Analysis (LIDAM) where researchers develop and use a coherent set of tools and methods for quantitative modeling and analysis in their various fields of expertise.

Upcoming Events @ LFIN


LFIN Seminaire

Gunther Capelle-Blancard (Université Paris 1) will give a presentation on Does it pay to be gender-friendly? Evidence from Portfolio Strategies Abstract : In this study, we examine...

SoFiE European Summer School

This four-day summer school will cover empirical macro-finance research on monetary policy and the yield curve. The course starts with an overview of different approaches to model the behavior of...

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LIDAM in the Media

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LIDAM in the Media

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