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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.

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

Featured Research

2016 AFP Liquidity Survey2016 AFP Liquidity Survey

The 11th annual AFP Liquidity Survey conducted in May 2016, assesses the current and emerging trends in organizations’ cash and short-term investment holdings, and gauges how treasury and finance professionals are managing cash and liquidity in the prevailing economic environment. Additionally, the survey also examines the expected changes in organizations’ approach to investing in money market funds as a result of the new SEC rules. 

2016 AFP Compensation Survey2016 AFP Compensation Survey

The 28th 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 survey also includes a section examining key businesses skills and competencies considered critical for finance professionals’ career success.  

2016 AFP Treasury Management System Survey2016 AFP Treasury Management System Survey

The 2016 AFP Treasury Management System Survey examines trends in the use of TMS and assesses their structure and the complexity of the instruments associated with them. Results were compared across defined regions (based on organization location) and revenue categories. AFP thanks Bloomberg for its underwriting support of this Survey.

2016 AFP Payments Fraud and Control Survey2016 AFP Payments Fraud and Control Survey

The 2016 AFP Payments Fraud and Control Survey conducted in January 2016 gauges the level of activity of payments fraud, payment methods impacted by fraud, types of fraud and associated challenges. AFP thanks J.P. Morgan for their continued support of this study.

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


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