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.

AFP Survey Research

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

Featured Research

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Underwritten by State Street Global Advisors

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 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.

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Sponsored by J.P. Morgan
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.

Topical Research


Liquidity Management




Treasury Management

Other Research

Economic Data

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