CFA Global Investment Research Challenge in Madrid, March 2011

The renowned CFA Global Investment Research was held for the first time in Spain for two days in March 2011. The CFA Institute Global Investment Research Challenge is the place where students have the opportunity to learn from leading industry experts and compete with peers from the world’s top finance programs. This annual educational initiative promotes best practices in…

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IE Finance Research Center

Established several years ago, the IE Finance Research Center plays an important role in producing and disseminating high quality research output in the area of financial economics. Following IE Business School’s philosophy, the center has a multidisciplinary approach, comprising full-time professors and research fellows across different disciplines (strategy, control, economics and finance) and schools with a…

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The Center of Islamic Finance – IE Business School and King Abdulaziz University Saudi Arabia

The growing influence of Islamic financial institutions necessitates not only a better understanding of Islamic economics but also the opportunities they create in the world’s financial markets.  IE Business School’s Center for Islamic Economics and Finance was therefore established, in collaboration with King Abdulaziz University and Casa Árabe, to help promote Islamic banking and finance…

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Microfinance Congress at IE

(More details in Spanish below) The NGO Financieros Sin Fronteras oganized the 1st International Microfinance Congress which took place on Tuesday February 22 at IE Business School. Participants included Nazrul Chowdhury, expert in microcredits and close collaborator of Muhammad Yunnus, Michael Chu, Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School, Manuel Méndez del Río, President of Fundación Microfinanzas…

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