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The Rosenberg International Franchise Center (RIFC) is engaged in academic endeavors to produce timely and relevant franchise-related research and forecasts impacting the field of franchising. 

RIFC 50 IndexTM

RIFC 50 IndexTM is a quarterly index that tracks the market performance of the top 50 US public franchisors.


RIFC International Franchise Attractiveness Index  

RIFC International Franchise Attractiveness Index is an annual index that ranks 131 countries according to their attractiveness as international franchise expansion markets.

Research Publications

A list of recently published academic research by RIFC faculty is available here.

Research Presentations

A list of recent research presentations by RIFC faculty is available here

 Research Collaborations

The center has signed memoranda with universities around the world in an effort to share information, collaborate on joint research, and advance franchise education.