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

Finance Seminar

Andrea Vedolin, Boston University

Central Bank Communication and the Yield Curve Andrea Vedolin, Boston University Using the institutional features of ECB monetary policy announcements, we provide evidence for the risk...
Finance Seminar

Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi, Northwestern University

Joint with OR and Econometrics Seminars Supply Chain Disruptions: Evidence from the Great East Japan Earthquake Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi, Northwestern University Exploiting the exogenous...
Finance Seminar

Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi, Northwestern University

TBA Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi, Northwestern University