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AFP Survey Research & Economic Data

AFP Research draws on the knowledge of AFP members and subject matter experts to provide financial professionals with timely data, analysis, and peer perspective to stay current on trends in treasury and finance. For more information on AFP Research, visit our Research Report FAQs.

Economic Data


View the latest economic trends affecting financial professionals – from business confidence to corporate cash levels.

AFP Survey Research


Benchmark your organization and compare your perspective to other corporate practitioners’ through relevant data and insights.

Featured Research

2016 AFP Risk Survey2016 AFP Risk Survey

The 2016 AFP Risk Survey, conducted in October 2015 provides insights on finance professionals’ perceptions of the risk environment, the primary drivers impacting uncertainty, and their organizations’ responses. AFP thanks the Marsh & McLennan Group of Companies for their support of this survey

2016 AFP Business Outlook Survey2016 AFP Business Outlook Survey

The 2015 Business Outlook Survey, conducted in November 2015 tracks the outlook of finance professionals for future business conditions. The report is based on the responses of 1,181 finance professionals.


PymntsCostBnch 2015 Payments Cost Benchmarking Survey

The Inaugural Payments Cost Benchmarking Survey, conducted in April 2015 provides treasury and other finance professionals with a tool to gain detailed information regarding the costs of various payment methods. The survey also examines payment trends at organizations. The report is based on responses from over 500 finance professionals.

2015 Liquidity 

Survey Thumb2015 AFP Liquidity Survey

The 10th annual AFP Liquidity Survey conducted in May 2015 assesses the current and emerging trends in organizations’ cash and short-term investment holdings, investment policies and strategies. The survey also examines the expected changes in organizations’ approach to investing in money market funds as a result of the new SEC rules.

2015 Comp 

Survey Thumb2015 AFP Compensation Survey

The 27th annual AFP Compensation Report provides detailed job descriptions and salary information for 20 different job titles in seven different industries across the four major census regions of the United States. This year’s report includes compensation data for four additional job titles: FP&A Director, FP&A Manager, FP&A Senior                           Analyst and FP&A Analyst.     

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