Center for Financial Frictions (FRIC)
FRIC is a Center of Excellence funded by the Danish National Research Foundation. The center was established in 2012 and investigates the impact of financial frictions on the prices of financial assets, on economic development and on the design and regulation of financial markets. The Center Director is Professor David Lando.
For more information about FRIC, please see our website www.fric.dk
Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)
The Centre for Economic Policy Research is a network of over 900 Research Fellows and Affiliates, based primarily in European universities. The Centre coordinates the research activities of its Fellows and Affiliates and communicates the results to the public and private sectors. CEPR is an entrepreneur, developing research initiatives with the producers, consumers and sponsors of research. Established in 1983, CEPR is a European economics research organisation with uniquely wide-ranging scope and activities. The Centre is pluralist and non-partisan, bringing economic research to bear on the analysis of medium- and long-run policy questions.
The conference is also hosted by FRICTIONS, a project financed by an ERC grant awarded to Professor Lasse Heje Pedersen.