The Center for International Financial Services and Markets was established to fulfill the following objectives:
- Promote the study of international financial services and markets with an emphasis on studies of practical relevance.
- Promote the interaction between professionals and the academic community.
- Facilitate the interdisciplinary study of financial services and markets by exploring their interaction with other fields such as accounting, marketing, management, information technology and law.
- Enrich the educational experience of graduate and undergraduate students in the Frank G. Zarb School of Business
Areas of Study
- The globalization process for financial institutions and markets and its economic and managerial consequences.
- The development and use of various financial services and products in global and national markets.
- The development and functioning of emerging financial markets.
- The impact of management, marketing and accounting on financial services and markets internationally.
- The impact of law and regulation, and information technology on the development and conduct of financial services and markets internationally.
- The ethical, cultural, and social issues relevant to global finance.
To fulfill its mission, The Center for International Financial Services and Markets will engage in the following activities:
- Support through grants the research and scholarly activities of faculty in the Center's areas of interest.
- Encourage and recognize through awards student study of issues in global finance.
- Organize and host conferences, seminars and workshops.
- Publish and circulate conference proceedings, seminar papers, and other studies.
- Publish a newsletter including short articles, viewpoints and Center-related activities.
- Establish mutually beneficial relations with other domestic and international instutions with similar objectives.
- Serve as a resource for research and analysis to business and other related organizations in the New York area.