Center for International Finance (CIF)

Director: Miguel Duro

We are an interdisciplinary research center focused on the financial sector and its impact on the global economy. Since our founding in 1992, we have worked to contribute to best business practices in the field of finance and economics.

Objectives:

  • Promote academic initiatives and continuous contact with business leaders, regulators and entrepreneurs.
  • Generate innovative ideas and perspectives through publications, programs, industry meetings and conferences.
  • Drive positive impact in the financial management of firms and regulators, triggering a positive ripple effect on society as a whole.
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Manager

 

  • Gonzalo Alcubilla 
    Deputy General Director of Business Banking, Bankia
  • Emilio Bobadilla
    Head of Retail and Marketing, Bestinver
  • Ignacio Eyries
    CEO, Caser Seguros
  • Óscar Fernández de Llano
    CFO, El Corte Inglés
    Fundación Ramón Areces
  • Adolfo García Nombela
    Head of Finance and Insurance, Endesa
  • Ignacio Juliá
    CEO, ING Spain
  • José Leo
    CFO, AENA
  • Pedro Mateache
    President, Kearney España y Portugal
  • Francisco Velasco
    Managing Partner, Financial Services, EY
  • Pere Viñolas
    CEO, Inmobiliaria Colonial

Academic Committee

Academic Directors

Activities

We organize an annual symposium and a series of academic congresses designed to explain and make public our research. Our researchers also participate actively in international conferences and congresses.

Collaborate with us by becoming a Sponsor of the Center for International Finance. For more information, contact RMagan@iese.edu.

Research lines:

  • Market globalization
  • Market trends
  • Insurance
  • Creating value for shareholders
  • International finance
  • Capital markets
  • Corporate finance
  • Management by objectives
  • Means of payment
  • Application of new regulatory changes
  • Real estate
  • Company valuation
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Banking
  • Emerging markets
  • Initial public offerings
  • Cash management
  • Investment fund management

Publications

Journal Articles (refereed)

BADIA, M., DURO, M., PEÑALVA, F., RYAN, S. (2021). Debiasing the measurement of conditional conservatism. Journal of Accounting Research. doi:10.1111/1475-679X.12366. (Online first)
BADIA, M., BARTH, M. E., DURO, M., ORMAZABAL, G. (2020). Firm Risk and Disclosures about Dispersion of Asset Values: Evidence from Oil and Gas Reserves. The Accounting Review, 95 (1), 1 - 29. doi:10.2308/accr-52445.
EISERT, T., EUFINGER, C. (2019). Interbank Networks and Backdoor Bailouts: Benefiting from other Banks' Government Guarantees. Management Science, 65 (8), 3449 - 3947. doi:10.1287/mnsc.2017.2968.
ESTRADA, J. (2017). Maximum Withdrawal Rates: A Novel and Useful Tool. Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, 29 (4), 134 - 137. doi:10.1111/jacf.12268.
ANTÓN, M., POLK, C. (2014). Connected Stocks. Journal of Finance, 69 (3), 1099 - 1127. doi:10.1111/jofi.12149.

Working Papers

FERNÁNDEZ, P. (2012). Ten badly explained topics in most corporate finance books (DI-954-E).
FERNÁNDEZ, P., AGUIRREAMALLOA ARIZAGA, J. (2012). La insolvencia de Lehman Brothers en septiembre de 2008. sobre su previsibilidad y sobre algunos "profetas a posteriori" (DI-950).
FERNÁNDEZ, P., AGUIRREAMALLOA ARIZAGA, J., CORRES, L. (2012). Rentabilidad de los Fondos de Pensiones en España. 2001-2011 (DI-947).
FERNÁNDEZ, P., AGUIRREAMALLOA ARIZAGA, J., CORRES, L. (2011). Market risk premium used in 56 countries in 2011: A survey with 6,014 answers (DI-920-E).
FERNÁNDEZ, P., AGUIRREAMALLOA ARIZAGA, J., CORRES, L. (2011). US market risk premium used in 2011 by professors, analysts and companies: A survey with 5.731 answers (DI-918-E).

Articles in other publications

FERNÁNDEZ, P., AGUIRREAMALLOA ARIZAGA, J., CORRES, L. (2014). Market Risk Premium and Risk Free Rate. A Survey 2013. Revista Española de Capital Riesgo (2), pp. 37 - 57.
FERNÁNDEZ, P., AGUIRREAMALLOA ARIZAGA, J., CORRES, L. (2013). Market Risk Premium. A Survey 2012. Revista Española de Capital Riesgo (1), pp. 31 - 48.
FERNÁNDEZ, P., AGUIRREAMALLOA ARIZAGA, J., CORRES, L. (2011). Prima de riesgo de mercado. Encuesta 2011, a analistas, empresas y profesores. Revista Española de Capital Riesgo (2), pp. 59 - 70.
TORIBIO, J. J., CAMPA, J. M., AGUIRREAMALLOA ARIZAGA, J., FERNÁNDEZ, P. (2009). La reestructuración del sector bancario. Newsletter del Centro Internacional de Investigación Financiera (4).
TORIBIO, J. J., CAMPA, J. M., AGUIRREAMALLOA ARIZAGA, J., FERNÁNDEZ, P. (2009). Restructuring the Banking Industry. Newsletter of International Center for Financial Research (4).

Books

FERNÁNDEZ, P. (2017). Valuation and Common Sense. Madrid: Social Science Research Network.
FERNÁNDEZ, P. (2016). Valoración de empresas y sensatez. Madrid: Social Science Research Network.

Edited books

SUÁREZ, J. L. (2011). La inversión inmobiliaria en España 2001-2011. 10 años de IPD en España. Barañain: Eunsa.

Studies

LIECHTENSTEIN, H., GROH, A., LIESER, K., BIESINGER, M. (2021). The Venture Capital and Private Equity Country Attractiveness Index 2021.
SUÁREZ, J. L., BESTINVER (2020). II Observatorio del Ahorro y la Inversión en España. BESTINVER - IESE.
SOLEY, J., MATEACHE, P., GUEVARA, E. (2018). Desempeño de los bancos en España: una mirada más certera. Barómetro Bancario IESE CIF - A.T.KEARNEY.
SUÁREZ, J. L., BESTINVER (2018). Observatorio del ahorro y la inversión en España. 2018.
GROH, A., LIECHTENSTEIN, H., LIESER, K., BIESINGER, M. (2018). Venture Capital and Private Equity Country Attractiveness Index. 2018 Annual.

Cases

SUÁREZ J. L., J. L., MARIOLA SORIANO (2021). Indexa Capital: Getting Ready for a New Round of Capitalization. IESE, F-963-E.
SUÁREZ J. L., J. L., MARIOLA SORIANO (2021). Indexa Capital: preparando una nueva ronda de capitalización. IESE, F-963.
DE APELLÁNIZ, E., SUÁREZ, J. L. (2019). Neinor Homes (B): los primeros años de cotización en bolsa. IESE, F-950.
DE APELLÁNIZ, E., SUÁREZ, J. L. (2019). Neinor Homes (B): The Early Years as a Publicly Quoted Company. IESE, F-950-E.
SUÁREZ, J. L., SORIANO, M. (2018). Neinor Homes (A): The Creation of a Home Builder Leader in Spain. IESE, F-939-E.

Technical Notes

SOLEY, J. (2014). Bank Valuations. IESE, FN-623-E.
SOLEY, J. (2014). Valoración de una entidad bancaria. IESE, FN-623.
FERNÁNDEZ, P. (2014). CAPM: A Critique. IESE, FN-622-E.
SOLEY, J., SÁNCHEZ DE LEÓN, C. (2014). La financiación multilateral. IESE, FN-621.
SOLEY, J., SÁNCHEZ DE LEÓN, C. (2014). Multilateral Financing. IESE, FN-621-E.