“MIT Sloan is a serious research environment, and that reverberates in the classroom. Students are eager to participate in research, not just review finished case studies. They have the opportunity to see research unfold.”
China Center for Financial Research
The China Center for Financial Research (CCFR) is a joint collaboration between MIT Sloan and Tsinghua University’s School of Economics and Management in Beijing. The CCFR initiates and supports high-quality research geared toward the responsible development of China’s financial policies, its financial markets and institutions, and its corporate governance structure. Directed by MIT Sloan Professor Jiang Wang, the center serves as an open research platform and connection point for researchers from Tsinghua, MIT Sloan, and other institutions throughout China and the United States.
The CCFR also facilitates education and training programs designed to meet China’s pressing need for researchers and educators in finance. Program activities include:
- A yearly international conference on finance that is held in China
- An advanced summer training program and workshop for young Chinese researchers, finance faculty, and graduate students taught by professors from MIT Sloan and other international universities and organizations
“A main benefit here was the teaching seminars. I found mistakes in my teaching that I am trying to correct. We learned a lot about how to control our breathing, move around the room, look at different people when you ask questions, how to position answers. You get to see yourself in a different light. I don’t think you can learn this sort of thing online.”