Centre for Financial Risk

Centre for Financial Risk

Centre for Financial Risk

The Centre for Financial Risk investigates uncertainty in capital markets. Our researchers examine the spectrum of financial risks faced at all levels of the economy. The Centre promotes greater stability and good decision-making by businesses, individuals, government and regulators.

The nature and management of financial risks are investigated by a team of leading inter-disciplinary researchers with expertise in financial economics, econometrics and innovative modelling approaches.

Our research covers:

  • International and domestic issues
  • regulation and government policy
  • banking, finance and asset pricing
  • insurance and risk analysis
  • energy and utility markets
  • environmental risks and climate change
  • catastrophic risks
  • superannuation
  • complex industry and corporate issues
  • behavioural economics and financial literacy

The centre promotes:

  • The exchange of ideas and techniques between academics, industry, practitioners and emerging researchers
  • Pioneering research projects that deal with real-world problems
  • Information about regular workshops and conferences such as the annual Financial Risk Day Conference, the Australasian Commodity Markets Conference can be found under News and Events.

Special announcement: CSIRO Data61 PhD scholarships for a project "Optimal decision making for risk mitigation of natural hazards".

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