The Limburg Institute of Financial Economics (LIFE) is a research group in financial economics affiliated to Maastricht University, the Netherlands. The Faculty of the Institute are also associated to the Department of Finance, the Monetary Economics Department or the Econometrics Department of Maastricht University.
LIFE is affiliated to two research schools in economic and business studies. The first one, the Maastricht research school of Economics of Technology and Organizations (GSBE), is the coordinating organization for research in the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration. The second one, the 'Limburgs Instituut voor Bedrijfs- en Economische Research' (LIBER), coordinates the consulting activities in the Faculty.