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Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance (CERF)


Academic staff employed by the University of Cambridge within the area of finance are eligible to apply for conference funding. CERF grants support research and study into all aspects of finance, financial institutions, and financial markets, and their relationship with the performance of the economy.If you would like to apply for CERF Conference Grants, please fill in the application form below.

Please note that:
•    Applications under £10,000 are considered throughout the year
•    Applications over £10,000 are considered twice a year
•     Deadline for submitting applications for consideration at the board's bi-annual meetings are 1st March and 20th August

To apply, please fill in the CERF Conference Grants Application Form.

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PhD advisor and co-author of CERF post-doc Xinyu Hou wins Nobel Prize in Economics

11 October 2022

Philip H Dybvig from Washington University is (joint with Bernanke and Diamond) a recipient of this year’s Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his research on banks and financial crises. Prof. Dybvig is the former PhD advisor of Dr Xinyu Hou who is currently a post-doctoral researcher at the Cambridge Endowment...