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The Korea Institute of Finance was founded to provide expert analysis for the development of Korea's financial sector and financial policy.

The Korea Institute of Finance
continues to evolve into an institution that leads research operations for the advancement of the financial industry and the realization of the 'Information Age' throughout the financial sector.

Founding
  • The Korea Institute of Finance (KIF) was founded to provide expert analysis for the development of Korea's financial sector and financial policy through systematic research and analysis of domestic and international financial systems, policy options, and the management of domestic and international financial institutions.
Organization Development
  • 2015.03.16Dr. Shin, Sunghwan becomes the president.
  • 2012.03.16Dr. Yun, Chang-Hyun becomes the president.
  • 2009.03.16Dr. Tae-Joon Kim becomes the president.
  • 2007.07.14Dr. Dong-Gull Lee becomes the president.
  • 2004.07.14Dr. Heungsik Choe becomes the president.
  • 1998.07.14Dr. Hae Wang Chung becomes the president
  • 1992.07.13Dr. Yung Chul Park becomes the president.
  • 1991.05.13Dr. Jae Yoon Park becomes the first president of the Korea Institute of Finance.
  • 1991.04.25The Korea Institute of Finance is formally registered as a nonprofit organization.
  • 1991.04.09The Korean government's Ministry of Finance issues order No.1653, permitting the incorporation of the Korea Institute of Finance.
  • 1991.02.08General meeting of bank presidents is held to discuss the establishment of the Korea Institute of Finance and the formulation of its bylaws.
  • 1990.12.21The committee of bank presidents recommends the establishment of the Korea Institute of Finance.
Major Activities
  • Research and analysis of domestic and international financial market trends.
  • Policy study for the development of financial systems and the financial industry.
  • Research and analysis of the managerial efficiency of financial institutions for improvement of their international competitiveness.
  • Discussions with representatives from the government, the financial sector, and academia about financial issues.
  • Joint research with major domestic and international research institutions.
  • Collection and compilation of information on latest developments in the domestic and international financial sectors.
  • Government commissioned research on financial policy.
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