Centre for Finance and Development

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Centre for Finance and Development
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Formation 2012 (2012)
Founders Jean-Louis Arcand, Ugo Panizza
Headquarters Geneva
Location
Fields Development economics, International finance, Microeconomics
Director
Ugo Panizza
Key people
Jean-Louis Arcand, Ugo Panizza, Cédric Tille, Charles Wyplosz, Kemal Derviş, Lore Vandewalle, Huang Yi
Parent organization
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Website graduateinstitute.ch/cfd

The Centre for Finance and Development is an interdisciplinary research centre at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies which is housed at the Maison de la paix in Geneva. The Centre is staffed by several prominent economists such as: director Jean-Louis Arcand, deputy-director Ugo Panizza, Cédric Tille, Charles Wyplosz, and Kemal Derviş.[1]

Founding[edit]

The Centre for Finance and Development (CFD) was founded with a grant of the Pictet Foundation for Development.[2][3] It was formally inaugurated by Harvard professor Ricardo Hausmann in September 2012.

Expertise[edit]

The Centre specifically focuses on research in the following fields:

Accomplishments[edit]

The research for the influential Too Much Finance paper, was done at the Centre for Finance and Development.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Directory".
  2. ^ "Pictet Foundation" (PDF). The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. Retrieved 21 February 2014.
  3. ^ "Globe". The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. Retrieved 21 February 2014.