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Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance (CERF)


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What is the Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance?


Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance (CERF) was established in 2001 and is

"devoted to the furtherance of research and study into all aspects of finance, financial institutions, and financial markets, and their relationship with the performance of the economy"

(Cambridge University Statues and Ordinances)

CERF is currently funding a variety of initiatives in the University of Cambridge ranging from research grants, studentships, postdocs, fellowships, visiting academics, conferences and seminars. 

Latest news

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...