The Center for Financial Studies (CEFIS), established in 2015, is engaged in business and financial studies by providing an effective exchange of ideas and collaborative work between the academic and the business world. The Center's research is focused on asset pricing, quantitative finance, corporate finance, investment and risk management, international finance, behavioral finance and economics, market microstructure, macroeconomics, application of operations research and forecasting models on economics and finance. In the light of its academic studies, The Center aims to be active nationally and internationally as well as contribute to the economic development of Turkey by acting as an advisory center to financial industry in Turkey and, where necessary, by providing consulting services and training events.