The purpose of the GIFi Group is to research, analyze and generate knowledge in finance to give solutions to social finance problems, which allows contributing to the development of the country in both organizational and scientific fields. These activities contribute to the continuous improvement of teaching skills and abilities as well as validation and transfer of knowledge in an attempt to positively impact society and markets.
Asociación Colombiana de Facultades de Administradores de Empresas — ASCOLFA.
Consejo Latinoamericano de Administración — CLADEA (Latin American Council of Management Schools).
Financial Education Laboratory and Punto BVC.
Financial Research Network (Red Académica en Finanzas – REDAFIN).
Centro de Desarrollo Agrobiotecnológico de Innovación e Integración Territorial — CEDAIT (Agrobiotechnological Development Center of Innovation and Territorial Integration).
Identification and analysis of the premium size calculation in determining the discount rate for project evaluation.
Impact of the change of qualification of the country risk in listed prices of equity securities in markets of associate countries of MILA, CIVETS and BM & FBM & FBOVESPA.
Methodology for calculating the cost of capital via capital markets in Latin America.
Relationship of systematic and idiosyncratic risk in the Latin American stock market.
Economic and financial impact of income tax on the creation of business value of companies listed on the Bolsa de Valores de Colombia (Colombia Securities Exchange) from 2010 to 2016.
Main Research Results
Giraldo-Prieto, C.A. and Bedoya-Ríos, B. E. (2020). Evolución y comprensión del riesgo desde un enfoque administrativo y financiero, una mirada a la gestión del riesgo corporativo. (Evolution and understanding of risk from an administrative and financial approach, a look at corporate risk management.) In: Tendencias en finanzas: mecanismos alternativos de financiación. Editorial Esumer.
Reina, W, Moscoso, J and Montoya, C (2020). Adjustment by size effect on the cost of equity: Pending practice in capital budget in Colombia. Cuadernos de Administración, 36(67), 126-142.
Sepúlveda, C., Moscoso, J. and Lema, C. (2019). Approach to the characteristics of companies that pose assets in the Valle of Aburrá and near East, Colombia. Criterio Libre, 17(30), 127-153.
Cuadras, C, Díaz, W and Salvo-Garrido, S. Two generalized bivariate FGM distributions and rank reduction. (2019). Communications in Statistics-Theory and Methods, 1-27.
Giraldo-Prieto, C. A., and Bedoya-Ríos, B. E. (2019). Guía práctica para la optimización de portafolios. (Practical guide for portfolio optimization.) Editorial Esumer.
Correa, D, Hernández, D., Gutiérrez, B., Lopera, M. Approaches on the incidence of sustainability and corporate governance reports on the value of companies: evidence from Chile and Colombia. (2019) Criterio Libre, 17(30), 231-254.
The Financial Research Group — GIFI — offers research services and finance consultancies, mainly focused on the following thematic areas: Corporate Finance, Capital Market, Investment Projects, Financial Social Responsibility and Financial Accounting.
Our objective is to fulfill the needs of the environment, contributing to the generation of value in organizations through the transfer of knowledge.