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The Center for Financial Stability is an independent, nonpartisan, and nonprofit think tank focused on financial markets for the benefit of investors, officials, and the public.

CFS promotes a stronger and more stable financial system through innovative and practical policy-oriented research, structured dialog, education, and outreach to the public.

CFS Principles

Trust and ethics are the backbone of the financial system. As a think tank focused exclusively on financial markets, we:

  • Adhere to our intellectual independence,
  • Act with unwavering integrity,
  • Build and foster long term relationships.

CFS Objectives

  • Deliver top-notch multi-disciplined research spanning finance, law, and economics.
  • Focus on market mechanics as well as inter-market linkages.
  • Build a practitioner led community with officials and academics.
  • Broaden areas where regulation and practice converge.
  • Serve as a private sector check on government actions.


The Center for Financial Stability is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code formed for educational purposes.