The main research fields of finance include:
—Researching on theoretical and practical issues of financial reform and development;
—Focusing on macro, strategic, policy-oriented and foreseeable issues in the financial sector. The institute directly provides services to the central government for decision-making;
—The comprehensive research of regulatory policies for monetary policy, banking, insurance, securities and exchange rates;
—Establishing strong ties with government and financial institutions. By fully utilizing social research resources, organizes policy researchers from financial regulatory departments; experts from famous universities, international financial organizations and overseas research institutes; and scholars interested in studying financial issues in China to study key issues in the future development of China’s financial sectors. The RIF is noted for its distinctive academic views, practical research style and emphasis on research quality.