Category: News

  • CAFIN News, January 2024

    In a recent article, Climate Risks and FDI, Prof. Galina Hale and Prof. Grace Gu, Co-Director and Steering Committee Member of CAFIN, respectively, study whether multinational firms react to climate risks (physical risk in terms of disasters and transition risk in terms of climate-change mitigation policies). They answer this question by examining the dynamics of Foreign…

  • CAFIN’s 2022 Annual Newsletter

    Article By Galina Hale and Nirvikar Singh, Co-Directors of CAFIN  Note from the Co-DirectorsGalina Hale and Nirvikar Singh The 2021-2022 academic year was the beginning of a return to normalcy.  While we continued with our virtual speaker series, and our flagship event of the year had to be turned into a virtual one at the last minute, we…

  • CAFIN’s 2021 Annual Newsletter

    By Nirvikar Singh, Director of CAFIN and Distinguished Professor of Economics  Note from the Co-DirectorsGalina Hale and Nirvikar Singh As always, we want to use this annual newsletter to share our past activities and future plans with you. We particularly want to draw your attention to a new speaker series for 2021-22, with a focus on finance…

  • Redesigning Financial Markets to Work Better

    The Center for Analytical Finance (CAFIN) seeks to understand and improve the working of the financial sector, and financial markets in particular, in order to reduce the chances of another major financial crisis in the near future. Further, CAFIN researchers seek to improve the day-to-day efficiency of financial markets by reducing wasted resources and improving…

  • Eric Aldrich appointed associate director of CAFIN

    Eric Aldrich, assistant professor at the Department of Economics at the University of California, Santa Cruz has been appointed as associate director of the Center for Analytical Finance (CAFIN). “Eric’s path-breaking research is at the core of CAFIN’s mission, and he has also played a lead role in developing student educational programs which we hope…