Location: Zurich

FINRISK - Financial Valuation and Risk Management

The National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR), FINRISK - Financial Valuation and Risk Management, is devoted to understanding risks associated with financial decision-making and the influence of such risks on asset and company valuation. The programme focuses on the study of financial and non-financial risk factors affecting wealth creation and the optimal operation of financial institutions. Despite its prominence as a financial centre, Switzerland has been poorly represented in the international finance research community. NCCR FINRISK has changed this situation, assembling first class researchers and contributing a steady flow of top international journal publications. A central aspect of the programme is the training of highly qualified specialists for the Swiss financial sector. In addition, the NCCR contributed to the establishment of the Swiss Finance Institute.

Home institution: University of Zurich

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