PhD Training


The Louvain Finance research group organizes major national and international events in the field of finance. In recent years, Louvain Finance has taken the lead in the organization of prestigious events such as the Financial Research Seminar Series in cooperation with the National Bank of Belgium and all Belgian universities, the Belgian Financial Research Forum, the European edition of the So.Fi.E. training courses in financial econometrics school,  Ph.D. courses in corporate fianance, quantitative finance, behavioural finance, macro-finance, etc. In the last two years, we had the pleasure to receive the visit of Professors Lasse Pedersen, Marco Pagano, Thierry Foucalt, Lars Peter Hansen, John Cochrane, John Campbell, Viral Acharya, Frank Diebold, Murillo Campello, Glenn Rudebush, Mike West, David Lando, Damiano Brigo, Damir Filipovic, Kenneth Singleton Andrew Lo, Darrel Duffie and Bengt Holmström.

Key Events for 2019

January 2019
LFIN Internal Seminars, Les Ateliers des Fucam, Mons (pictures)

March 2019
Financial Research Seminar  on "Bubbles and Crashes: Perceptions vs. reality" by William Goetzmann (Yale University)

April 2019
The Stock Market in an Inflation-Targeting Economy

September 2019
SoFiE Financial Econometrics School: Dynamic Pricing with Discrete Time Affine Processes


Upcoming Events

Louvain Finance Seminar

Finance Seminar: Yang Lu

Joint ISBA/LFIN Statistics Seminar Noncausal Affine Process with Appliations to Derivative Pricing Yang Lu, Université Paris 13 Abstract: Linear factor models, where the factors are...
Finance Seminar

Finance Seminar: Stefan Palan

Earnings Autocorrelation and the Post-Earnings-Announcement Drift Stefan Palan, University of Graz Abstract : Post-earnings-announcement drift (PEAD) is one of the most solidly documented...
Finance Seminar

Finance Seminar: Victor DeMiguel

TBA Victor DeMiguel, London Business School