Centre for Finance and Development

Harnessing finance to fight poverty
 

Welcome to the CFD's webpage. The CFD is the Graduate Institute's centre of excellence for research on finance and development.

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Established thanks to the support of the Pictet Foundation for Development, the CFD's research deals with finance and development at three levels:

  • international finance, and development finance in particular, including the role played by the international financial institutions such as the IMF and the World Bank

  • financial development, including banking and financial sector development in emerging and developing countries, both from contemporary and historical perspectives

  • microeconomics of finance and development

An in-depth analysis of the CFD can be found in the official publication of The Graduate Insittute, the Globe.

The CFD holds a bi-monthly Development Therapy seminar: see the Events section for upcoming presentations and other events.

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