Established through a gift from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Trust, the International Center on Futures and Derivatives seeks to:
ICFD works together with the Department of Finance to offer both undergraduate and graduate courses in special topics related to futures, derivatives and international finance.
The Chicago Exchanges is offered in the second eight weeks of the Spring semester. Guest speakers discuss the latest developments affecting the Chicago exchanges. Speakers include the leaders of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, the Chicago Board Options Exchange, and Trading Firms.
ICFD sponsors the annual Spring conference: R/finance, applied finance using R, which is held at UIC.
Professor Emeritus, Department of Economics and Finance
Director, International Center for Futures and Derivatives
Phone: (312) 996-5777
International Center for Future and Derivatives
601 S. Morgan MC 075
Room 2123 University Hall
Chicago, IL 60607