Our Mission

CoFES is dedicated to the advancement of quantitative finance and economic systems and their ultimate impact on society. Using modern computational, statistical and mathematical techniques for modeling complex problems, we strive to deliver world-class research, expand education and advance public knowledge.


Quantitative research models co-movement between water and energy commodities

Professors Katherine Ensor and Michael Jackson on student education and training

Student investigates techniques and data sources to measure consumer sentiment

Thursday, Dec. 14, 2023

Fake news detection with headlines

Student uses machine learning to distinguish sources of fake and misleading news


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Physical Address
6100 Main St.
Maxfield Hall, Suite 113
Houston, TX, 77005

Mailing Address
CoFES MS-138
P.O. Box 1892
Houston, TX, 77251-1892