Centre for Applied Financial Studies

Welcome to the Centre for Applied Financial Studies

The Centre for Applied Financial Studies (CAFS) is a research concentration within the School of Commerce of the University of South Australia Business School. We specialise in:

  • Merging financial theory and practice
  • Bringing together Finance scholars and industry experts
  • Facilitating international research collaborations in Finance

CAFS focuses on research and provides expertise in the areas of Behavioral Finance, Banking Systems in Emerging Economies, Capital Markets, Carbon Finance, Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance, Financial Planning, Financial Forecasting and Reporting, Islamic Finance (Banking and Investment), Market Microstructure, Mathematical Finance, Public-Private Partnerships, Wealth Management and Venture Capital.

Contact information

Centre for Applied Financial Studies

Level 3, Way Lee Building
City West Campus (view map)
37-44 North Tce
Adelaide, South Australia

Key contacts:
Professor Petko S. Kalev, Director

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CAFS provides expertise in the areas of:

Capital Markets, Behavior Finance, Market Microstructure, Mathematical Finance, Venture Capital, Asset Valuation, Financial Planning, Carbon Finance, Financial Statement Analysis, Financial Forecasting and Reporting, and Islamic Finance (Banking and Investment).

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