Vision

The Centre for Analytical Finance (CAF) at the Indian School of Business (ISB) in Hyderabad, India, will conduct research on issues in emerging markets finance, bring together world leaders in academics, practice and regulation of finance, become the premier finance research centre in the Asia-Pacific region, and achieve global standing in the foreseeable future.
Our mission is to:
  • Undertake research projects that will aid and inform:
    • Financial markets
    • Financial institutions
    • Financial instruments
    • Financial regulations
  • Focus on issues in emerging market finance, including access to financial markets for small and micro entrepreneurs.
  • Disseminate research-based knowledge through conferences, workshops and lectures among all CAF constituencies:
    • Academics
    • Practitioners
    • Regulators and policy-makers
  • Create datasets to help and benefit academicians as well as practitioners.
  • Consolidate our position as the premier research centre in the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Achieve global standing in the foreseeable future.