Centre for Risk Analytics

Centre for Risk Analytics

Centre for Risk Analytics

The Centre for Risk Analytics promotes the use of quantitative and analytical techniques for examining uncertainty and risk in financial markets and the economy. Our researchers investigate the spectrum of risks faced at all levels of economic activity. The Centre promotes greater stability and good decision-making by businesses, individuals, government and regulators. The nature and management of economic, financial and business risks are investigated by a team of leading inter-disciplinary researchers with expertise in financial economics, actuarial studies, business analytics, econometrics and innovative modelling approaches.

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 and 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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