About Us

The Centre for Analytical Finance (CAF) was established in the year 2004, with a mandate to produce high quality research, create research database, organise conferences and workshops, and train next generation of researchers in the area of finance. Through its Conferences, Workshops and Researcher’s Training programme, the Centre has created a forum for academicians, regulators and industry professionals, to discuss the latest issues and research. Centres' association with the distinguished scholars of global repute and top industry practitioners makes it one of the premier research centres in South-east Asia.

 

Our mission is to:

  •    Undertake research projects that will aid and inform:
  •    Financial markets
  •    Financial institutions
  •    Financial instruments
  •    Financial regulations

Research

Proprietary Data

Our sources of data include Banks, Stock Exchanges, Rating Agencies, Other Financial Institutions and Government Departments. The databases we have created are the following:

Our research focus includes real-time issues from financial markets, instruments, institutions, and regulations. We undertake projects which have policy implications, gather primary and secondary data, test our hypothesis by employing cutting-edge econometric techniques and come out with actionable recommendations. We form partnerships/associations and undertake collaborative research activities with finance think tanks and research centers of global standing.

Published Papers

Working Papers

Papers in Conferences

Research Grants

Centre's ongoing research engagements have received prestigious internatioanal grants.

E-Learning

ISB in partnership with Coursera brings to you two Specializations.

Every course on Coursera is taught by top instructors from world-class universities and companies, so you can learn something new anytime, anywhere. Courses give you access to on-demand video lectures, homework exercises, and community discussion forums. It also provides additional quizzes and projects as well as a shareable Course Certificate upon completion.

RA Programme

Training the next generation of researchers is an important CAF activity. Each year, CAF recruits two or three bright and motivated recent graduates in Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Engineering, and Business as Researchers. While at CAF, the selected candidates attend classes in finance, statistics, and econometrics, develop a solid grounding in theoretical and applied finance, and work on research projects under the direct supervision of the ISB faculty and their research partners. The education and skills gained during their tenure at CAF are designed to make them effective candidates for doctoral programs at premier business schools in the world.

Please browse this section, to learn more about the program.

People

Training the next generation of researchers is an important CAF activity. Each year, CAF recruits two or three bright and motivated recent graduates in Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Engineering, and Business as Researchers. While at CAF, the selected candidates attend classes in finance, statistics, and econometrics, develop a solid grounding in theoretical and applied finance, and work on research projects under the direct supervision of the ISB faculty and their research partners. The education and skills gained during their tenure at CAF are designed to make them effective candidates for doctoral programs at premier business schools in the world.

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