The Phillips, Hager & North Centre for Financial Research was established as the umbrella of Finance Division activity and coordinates the Division's research activities around four broad themes that cut across industry segments:
- Understanding and managing financial risks
- Understanding and evaluating the financial policies of corporations
- Understanding and evaluating financial regulation
- Understanding the determinants of financial values
The Phillips, Hager & North Centre for Financial Research hosts the Winter and Summer Finance Conferences. These events have become one of the top gatherings for finance researchers from around the world. These conferences not only raise the profile of UBC faculty and doctoral students, but also vital outreach and networking activities for the Centre.
Upcoming Conference: The 2017 Summer Finance Conference is scheduled on July 27-29 at Westin Bayshore Vancouver, BC.
The Centre also sponsors the Distinguished Speaker Dinner, an opportunity for a small group of Undergraduate, MSc and MBA students in Finance specialization to interact with members of the business community.