Topic: CAF

“Any time an economist writes down a model, it is wrong”

Lars Peter Hansen, the recipient of the 2013 Noble Prize in Economics, was at the Indian School of Business (ISB) recently to address the Summer Research Conference in Finance. The David Rockefeller Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago, is a leading expert in economic dynamics who works at the boundaries of macroeconomics, fi nance, and econometrics. …

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On Enhancing Shareholder Control: A (Dodd-) Frank Assessment of Proxy Access

This article is a brief summary of the paper “On Enhancing Shareholder Control: A (Dodd-) Frank Assessment of Proxy Access” by Jonathan Cohn, University of Texas (Austin), Stuart Gillan, Texas Tech University and Jay Hartzell, University of Texas (Austin). The paper won the "Citi Best Paper" award at the Centre for Analytical Finance (CAF) Summer Research Conference 2011 out of …

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Access to Financing for SMEs: A Research-based Initiative

This article elaborates on the ISB initiative to influence the relevant constituencies (SME associations, financial institutions, finance ministry, the RBI) to come aboard on the trade credit securitisation drive. It is a central mission of Centre for Analytical Finance (CAF) to encourage and promote original research focusing on Indian capital markets by faculty and Centres of Excellence at ISB.Our ultimate goal …

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