Centre for Applied Finance and Economics (CAFE)

Our new Centre for Applied Finance and Economics (CAFÉ) carries out quantitative research using applied financial and economic modelling.

Our new Centre for Applied Finance and Economics (CAFÉ) carries out quantitative research using applied financial and economic modelling.

We are mainly financed by the Birmingham University Business School, but also from externally funded projects. Most of our members are from the Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics (AFE), some from Strategy, Management and Marketing (SMM). We also work interdisciplinary across the  Business School, the University and partner research institutes.

CAFÉ specialises in applied Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) models, Econometrics, Business Analytics and others methods, and grouped into research clusters.

Research projects

Here you'll find the full list of our research projects across all of our research areas. See our clusters for filtered lists.

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Research clusters

Our research clusters represent a range of key focusses across applied finance and economics.

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Members and partners

Learn more about the academic team working in the centre.

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Presentations and events

Learn more about the centre's research through our presentation series.

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