The Geneva Finance Research Institute (GFRI) is a multidisciplinary research institute located at the University of Geneva. The research of the institute’s faculty is regularly published in the world’s top finance and economics journals. The main research topics the institute focuses on are Portfolio Management and Corporate Governance. Within these two fields of specialization, the research and teaching activities of the institute is quite diverse and touches on issues such as econometrics applied to finance and insurance, individual decision-making under risk, behavioral finance, corporate social responsibility, sustainable finance, and the general role of finance in society.
GFRI research is multidisciplinary and encourages synergies between the Faculties of Economics and Social Sciences, Law, Psychology and Science of Education. In particular, GFRI collaborates with the Center for Banking and Financial Law and the National Center for Research in Affective Sciences, both located at the University of Geneva.
The GFRI also engages in frequent knowledge transfer trough activities such as research-based policy analysis, frequent publication of op-eds in leading Swiss and international newspapers as well as the organization of conferences, seminars, and public debates on a large variety of finance related topics.