The Department of Finance at DePaul University has a number of associated centers of study:
The mission of the Center for Financial Services at DePaul University is to be a center of excellence for the Greater Midwest financial services community by delivering to students and practitioners the academic and extra-curricular programs that fulfill industry talent requirements and address the practical and theoretical interests of industry professionals.
For the Center for Financial Services click here.
The mission of the Arditti Center is to promote excellence in teaching and research in the field of risk management and financial engineering. The Center is responsible for:
For the Fred Arditti Center for Risk Management click here.
"The economist may attempt to ignore psychology, but it is sheer impossibility for him to ignore human nature. … If the economist borrows his conception of man from the psychologist, his constructive work may have some chance of remaining purely economic in character. But if he does not, he will not thereby avoid psychology. Rather, he will force himself to make his own, and it will be bad psychology."
John Maurice Clark
"Economics and modern psychology,"
Journal of Political Economy, 1918
The mission of the Center is to promote meaningful research in financial decision-making, especially its human aspect; to offer advanced courses in behavioral finance at the graduate and executive levels; and to provide a forum for scholars who explore what constitutes true wisdom in financial decision-making, and to make resources available for all those interested in "people and money."
For the Driehaus Center for Behavioral Finance click here.