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Vision and Mission


To be a leading international institute for applied financial and economic research.


To conduct applied financial research that is driven by industry and societal needs.



The Sim Kee Boon Institute generates financial economic research through multidisciplinary collaborations involving not only the SMU community, but also research talent from around the world as well as industry and public-sector partners. The Institute will focus our efforts on the areas of financial inclusion and literacy, sustainable finance, financial technology, and data and governance. To maintain our relevance to finance practitioners and policy-makers, SKBI also adopts a view on Asian and global economic trends. 


Engages finance practitioners, policymakers, and the broader community through collaborative research projects, seminars and conferences.

Last updated on 20 Dec 2018 .