Mission and History

The mission of the Financial Economics Institute is to provide unique research, curricular, and extracurricular opportunities engaging the Claremont Colleges in both the theory and practice of financial economics. 


First, the FEI supports collaborative, advanced student/faculty research in financial economics and overlapping disciplines.

Curricular Support

Second, the FEI oversees the Financial Economics Sequence, a unique curriculum grounded on rigorous quantitative courses in the liberal arts context, preparing students for career opportunities in finance.

Extra-curricular Activities 

Third, the FEI sponsors activities for the broader community, including oversight of the Student Investment Fund, provision of databases, space and hardware for multiple purposes, and support for conferences, workshops, internships, networking trips and other events.