The Financial Markets Research Center at Vanderbilt University was founded in 1987 to foster scholarly research in financial markets, financial instruments, and financial institutions. Research of the Center may focus on participants in financial markets, such as brokers, exchanges, and financial intermediaries, on businesses needing financing, and on appropriate regulatory policy. The Center:
The Center is funded by its members, by an endowment, and by outside research grants. Funds are used to maintain financial markets databases and to support the Center’s research projects. Members sit on the advisory board, participate in all activities of the Center, receive research reports, and give advice on the activities and research direction of the Center. Research grants for specific projects are sought from various research sponsors including foundations, government agencies, trade organizations, and corporations.
Robert E. Whaley
Hans R. Stoll
J. Dewey Daane
Paul K. Chaney