The Center for Applied Financial Research (CAFR) establishes research centers to conduct rigorous, in-depth academic research across various disciplines on matters of strategic, practical and critical import. The aim is to provide timely, evidence-based policy recommendations to government and industry stakeholders. Through the continuous enhancement of our core research and consultation capabilities, CAFR aspires to become a globally impactful, world-class financial think tank rooted in Shanghai with a focus on China.

Center for Macro Finance   China Hedge Fund Research Center
Center for Corporate Finance Research   Risk Management Center
Financial Market Research Center | CAFR   China Center for Law and Finance
FinTech Research Center   Center for Innovation Finance
Institute for Asset Management and Wealth Management   CAFR-Kylin Investment Joint Research Lab
CAFR-BBD Joint Research Lab