World Finance Conference: Calls for papers

SARDINIA, ITALY

July, 26-28, 2017
Location: Università degli studi di Cagliari
Submission Deadline: DECEMBER 12, 2016 

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE   

You are cordially invited to submit your research papers for presentation consideration at the World    Finance Conference  (2017) that will take place on July  26-28, 2017 in Sardinia, Italy. This three days conference, hosted by Università degli studi di Cagliari, promotes the exchange of ideas in research, teaching, and managerial practices through formal presentations of research, discussions and   special  sessions.

AREAS OF INTEREST:  The scientific and organizing committees welcome submissions in all areas of finance, economics and Banking.

Authors will be notified of the acceptance decision by  February  1, 2017.

BEST PAPER AWARD

The award will be given annually at the World Finance Conference Annual meeting and will recognize up to three papers:

-The first prize (recognized with a plaque and $500)

-The runner-up (recognized with a plaque)

-One honorable mention (recognized with a plaque)

DOCTORAL STUDENT TUTORIALS AND PHD SESSIONS

The World Finance Conference is offering  two options to PhD Students participate in our events: PhD Sessions( full papers)  and  Doctoral Tutorial ( incomplete papers):

Phd Sessions  (Full papers): PhD students with completed papers, which includes literature review and statistics or models, can upload those papers on our platform. The World Finance Conference will organize a separated group of sessions only with PhD students from all the parts of the world, promoting the opportunity to discuss their researches and increase the network. The submissions must be done normally, choosing in the beginning of the submission the options “Student: Yes

Doctoral Tutorial (incomplete papers): The World Finance Conference also organizes a tutorial for PhD students as part of the Annual Meeting. We encourage PhD students to submit research proposals, or preliminary drafts, for one of their PhD essays and related to all the finance, economics and accounting areas. The Doctoral Tutorial will be chaired by a renamed group of top finance professors who will provide the students the opportunity to discuss their dissertation research with other doctoral students and top academics finance professors. The authors must submit the papers in our platform and choose the option “Student: Yes” and also ” PhD Toturial”  in the end of “Topic Areas“.

In both cases the submission deadline is: December 12th, 2016

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me directly.

Sincerely,

João Paulo Vieito

Chairman

World Finance Conference 

joaovieito@esce.ipvc.pt

2016 European Conference on Household Finance

Call for Papers
CEPR European Conference on Household Finance
Paris, 9-10 September 2016
The CEPR, Copenhagen Business School, the Einaudi Institute for Economics
and Finance (EIEF), HEC
Paris, the Observatoire de l’Epargne Européenne (OEE), and the Swedish
House of Finance (SHoF) at the
Stockholm School of Economics are organizing the 2016 CEPR European
Conference on Household
Finance. The objective is to present state-of-the-art empirical research
and empirically motivated theoretical
research on household financial behavior and on how it is influenced by
other choices, government policies,
and the overall economic environment. We solicit papers in the following
areas, but other related areas may
also be considered:
• Asset allocation and debt behavior over the life cycle
• Financing retirement and the demographic transition
• Consumer indebtedness, financial distress, and default decisions
• Behavioral approaches to household finance
• Financial literacy and financial education programs
• Trust, subjective expectations, pessimism, and financial decisions
• International comparisons of household finances using micro-data
• Financial advice and legal protection of investors and borrowers
Programme Committee
Steffen Andersen (Copenhagen Business School and CEPR), Laurent E. Calvet
(HEC Paris, CFS, and
CEPR), Joao Cocco (London Business School, CFS, and CEPR), Christian
Gollier (Toulouse School of
Economics and OEE), Francisco Gomes (London Business School, CFS, and
CEPR), Luigi Guiso (EIEF
and CEPR), Michael Haliassos (Goethe University Frankfurt and CEPR), Tullio
Jappelli (University of
Naples Federico II, CSEF and CEPR), Matti Keloharju (Aalto University and
CEPR), Alex Michaelides
(Imperial College and CEPR), Monica Paiella (University of Naples
Parthenope), Tarun Ramadorai (Saïd
Business School, Oxford, OMI, and CEPR), Antoinette Schoar (MIT and NBER),
Paolo Sodini (Stockholm
School of Economics and SHoF), and Stijn van Nieuwerburgh (NYU Stern
School, CEPR, and NBER).
Local Organiser
Laurent E. Calvet (HEC Paris, CFS, and CEPR)
Conference Venue
The conference will be held at Eurosites Georges V, 28 avenue Georges V,
75008 Paris.
Conference Deadlines
Authors who are CEPR members can upload their submission on
http://dev3.cepr.org/accounts/login.asp?NewURL=/accounts/config/accountconfig.asp.
Authors who are not
CEPR members can email their submission to Chloe Smith at csmith@cepr.org.
Please indicate in your
email whether you will be able to cover your own travel and accommodation
costs, or whether you will
require funding. The deadline for submissions is 18:00 (BST), Friday 27 May
2016.
Inclusion in the program will be confirmed by June 27, 2016. We expect to
be able to cover costs for
speakers and discussants and to provide some support for junior researchers.
Conference registration and hotel reservations will be organized by HEC
Paris. Information will be
posted as it becomes available.

Conference on Derivative Markets

11-12 August 2016, Auckland, New Zealand

The Auckland Centre for Financial Research at the Auckland University of Technology will be hosting a two-day conference that focuses on derivative markets. We invite academics and professionals to submit papers that model/explain features of derivative markets.

SPECIAL ISSUE: The Journal of Futures Markets has dedicated a special issue to selected papers presented at the conference.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Prof. Robert I. Webb, University of Virginia, US

BEST PAPER AWARDS:
Best Paper Award NZD 2,000
Runner Up Award NZD 1,000

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Deadline for paper submission: 15 May 2016. Papers can be submitted via the conference website. Authors will be informed of the outcome of their submission by June 15 2016.

REGISTRATION: Deadline for registration is 1 July 2016 (NZD350 Registration Fee).

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT: http://www.acfr.aut.ac.nz/conferences-and-events/derivative-markets-conference

MEETING ORGANIZERS:
Bart Frijns Professor of Finance, AUT University Director of the ACFR
Alireza Tourani-Rad, Professor of Finance, AUT University
Robert I. Webb, Professor of Finance, University of Virginia, US

Quantitative Methods in Finance (QMF 2016) Conference

December 13-16, Sydney

QMF 2015 will be held in Sydney in December 13-16 at Hilton Hotel, Sydney. This will be the 24th conference in this annual series, which has been bringing together many researchers from all over the world. The conference features an outstanding and high profile line-up of invited plenary speakers delivering some of the leading research in the field.

FURTHER INFORMATION: For Program, Pre-Conference Workshop and more details see: http://www.qfrc.uts.edu.au/qmf

REGISTRATION: For registration (Early bird deadline 15 September 2015) see: https://www.conferenceonline.com/bookingform/index.cfm?page=booking&object=conference&id=20641&bookingid=0&categorykey=A18A69AB-E913-4090-A015-0D6D9A31D489&CFID=1433399&CFTOKEN=e984be8dcc86e9da-729D9CA2-0AA9-B89D-D55E2A14ADD4267E

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Paper Submission (Deadline: 1 May 2016): See: https://www.conferenceonline.com/abstract/alogin/?clear=1&warehouse_id=1364

“Supervision, Market Discipline and the Challenge of Bank Profitability” Eighth International Banking Conference

October 24th, 2016, Bocconi University

Call for papers on “Supervision, Market Discipline and the Challenge of Bank Profitability” Eighth International Banking Conference.

Organized by Bocconi Baffi CAREFIN

Sponsored by Intesa-Sanpaolo

The BAFFI CAREFIN Centre for Applied Research on International Markets, Banking, Finance and Regulation at Universita Bocconi in Milan (Italy) announces a call for papers for its eighth International Banking Conference, to be held at Bocconi University on October 24th, 2016.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Danielle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM)

SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD:
Viral Acharya, New York University and NBER
Elena Carletti, Universita L. Bocconi and CEPR
Mark Flannery, University of Florida
Paolo Fulghieri, University of North Carolina and ECGI
Nicola Gennaioli, Universita L. Bocconi
Philipp Hartmann, European Central Bank
Iftekhar Hasan, Fordham University
Steven Ongena, University of Zurich, Swiss Finance Institute and CEPR
George Pennacchi, University of Illinois

TOPICS: We are particularly interested in theoretical or empirical papers addressing the issue of banking supervision and market discipline, and the challenge of restoring bank profitability in a context of low rates, moderate growth and economic uncertainty while controlling the level of risk taking. We will consider topics which include, but are not limited to, the following:
– Regulatory supervision and enforcement: design and challenges.
– Effects of low or negative interest rates on banks’ profitability and funding.
– The interaction of market discipline and regulatory standards.
– Resolution mechanisms (bail-in and deposit insurance) and systemic risk.
– The impact of bail-in on banks’ cost of funding and banks’ risk-taking.
– Solvency and liquidity risk.
– The effects of macro-prudential and unconventional monetary policy on financial stability.
– The real effects of banking regulation.
– The shadow banking system’s implications for financial intermediation and regulation.
– The potential role of securitization in a re-regulated banking system.
– The challenge of non-performing loans (NPLs).
– The role of derivatives within the banking system.
– Banks versus financial markets in Europe and the implications of the Capital Market Union for the banking system.
– The relationship between sovereign and bank risk.

Quality research papers on other banking topics will be also considered.

FURTHER INFORMATION: Programs of the past three conferences can be found here: 2015, 2014, 2013.

SELECTION PROCESS AND DEADLINES: The deadline for submission of papers is May 16th, 2016. Papers should be sent to bafficarefin@unibocconi.it with an e-mail message entitled “BANK CALL”.

Selected authors will be notified by July 4th, 2016.

Accepted papers will be presented at the conference that will be held at Bocconi University, Milan on October 24th, 2016. Travel and accommodation expenses (one author per paper) will be covered by the conference organisers.

A pre-conference dinner will be arranged on the evening of October 23rd to be held in the city center. An informal conference dinner will take place on the evening of October 24th.

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE:
Gregorio De Felice
Donato Masciandaro
Francesco Saita
Filippo De Marco

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Ms. Erika Somma – Ms. Elena Suragni
BAFFI CAREFIN
Centre for Applied Research on International Markets, Banking, Finance and Regulation
Via Roentgen 1
20136 – Milan (ITALY)
Phone +39.02.5836.5306/5908
Fax +39.02.5836.5921
Email: bafficarefin@unibocconi.it

Tenth Annual Risk Management Conference

26 – 27 July 2016, Singapore

The Risk Management Institute (RMI) at the National University of Singapore invites submissions for its Tenth Annual Risk Management Conference in Singapore on 26 and 27 July2016. We are pleased to announce that financial assistance of up to SGD500 for airfare and 2 nights of hotel accommodation will be provided to overseas presenters at RMC2016.

OVERVIEW: This international conference will provide a platform for policy makers, regulators, industry executives, and researchers from academia and industry to enhance their risk management techniques, explore the latest investment strategies, and manage the fundamental regulatory changes in the financial sector.

The one and a half day scientific programme will start on the afternoon of 26 July and continue for a full day on 27 July. The morning of 26 July will feature a half day policy forum.

POLICY FORUM: A half day policy forum on the morning of 26 July aims to provide a platform for invited speakers and panellists from industry, regulatory agencies, and academia, who are experts in the field of financial risk management to share their insights on issues of interest to the risk management community.

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME: The one and a half day scientific programme will follow the format of an academic conference. It will consist of submitted papers on the theme of financial risk management, to be reviewed and selected by an international panel of experts. Submitted papers must represent original and unpublished research. Concurrent sessions will be devoted to the dissemination of scientific findings.

TOPICS: Suggested topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
– Impact of regulation on financial markets and practice
– Understanding and modelling systemic risk
– Corporate risk management theory and practice
– Operational, market, and credit risks modelling
– Liquidity risks and their implications
– Risk management issues in derivatives, structured products and alternative investments
– Optimization and computational tools for risk management
– Statistical and econometric techniques for financial problems

The scientific program will also feature two or three invited plenary talks.

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Submissions may be made via the conference website. If you have any queries, please contact Ms. Shivani Nakhare at rminsr@nus.edu.sg. The submission deadline is 29 April 2016. The authors will be notified of the review committee’s decision by 27 May 2016.

CONFERENCE FEE AND HOTEL ACCOMMODATION: The conference registration fee will be waived for all presenters and discussants. If overseas presenters require funding support, the organizers can provide airfare assistance of up to SGD500 and hotel accommodation for up to 2 nights.

PROGRAMME CO-CHAIRS:
– Prof. Stan Hurn (Queensland University of Technology)
– Prof. Raymond Kan (University of Toronto)

FURTHER INFORMATION: For more information, please visit http://www.rmi.nus.edu.sg/rmc

Journal of Investment Consulting Academic Paper Competition

The Journal of Investment Consulting, published by Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA), keeps investment management consultants and investment advisors abreast of new research findings in investments and private wealth management.

ACADEMIC PAPER COMPETITION: The Journal of Investment Consulting announces an academic paper competition on topics that examine recent research relevant to investment consulting and private wealth management. The competition is open to academics and doctoral students. Papers should provide the development of theory and applied research on the chosen topic.

TOPICS: Topic examples include: alternative investments, asset allocation, currency management, investment due diligence, manager search and selection, modeling tail risk, monolithic and flash trading, performance measurement, portfolio construction, regime-switching models, risk management, retirement planning, small-cap investing, stress-testing investment portfolios, wealth management, and other relevant topics for investment professionals.

REVIEW PROCESS: The Journal of Investment Consulting editorial advisory board will select the academic paper competition winner based on quality and relevancy of the research to investment management consultants and investment advisors. The Journal of Investment Consulting will publish the paper. IMCA will present a $5,000 cash award to the winner of the competition.

FURTHER INFORMATION: For more information about the Journal of Investment Consulting, visit http://journalofinvestmentconsulting.org

ACADEMIC PAPER COMPETITION, PAPER SUBMISSION: Paper submission deadline is July 31, 2016.

Please submit two versions of the paper (one with cover page identifying authors and one without cover page) via e-mail in either PDF or Word format to: Debbie Nochlin (dnochlin@imca.org), Managing Editor, Journal of Investment Consulting

7th Conference on Emerging Markets Finance

15th, 16th and 17th December, 2016

Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Bombay, India

We are inviting submission of papers to a conference on “Emerging markets finance”. This conference will feature state of the art research in emerging markets, with an accent on policy issues. It will also serve as a forum for discussion and debate between market participants, policy makers and academics. Topics of interest include:
– Unique features of EM asset pricing
– Liquidity and liquidity risk in EMs
– Risk measurement and risk management
– New thinking in market design
– How EM corporations finance themselves
– Corporate governance in EMs
– Political economy of finance
– Consequences of infirmities of regulation and supervision
– Law and finance in the EM finance setting

The conference will feature a small number of papers, with a designated discussant, thus allowing adequate time for each paper. There will be a conference website where all the papers and slideshows are collected together. Details of the previous conference can be viewed at: http://www.ifrogs.org/conf.html

EXPENSES: Reimbursement of travel expenses up to USD 1000 for academic speakers.

Accommodation for three nights and four days for all speakers.

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Please email a pdf file of the paper to jyoti@igidr.ac.in, Ms. Jyoti Manke, Office number: +91-22-28416592, Cell phone: +91-98205-20180

DATES: Submission deadline: 30st July 2016

Moody’s – ICRA – NYU Stern – Conference on Development of Indian Fixed Income Markets

August 3, 2016, Four Seasons Mumbai, India

Moody’s Corporation (https://www.moodys.com), ICRA Limited (http://www.icra.in), and Salomon Center for the Study of Financial Institutions (http://www.stern.nyu.edu/experience-stern/about/departments-centers-initiatives/centers-of-research/salomon-center-for-the-study-of-financial-institutions), at NYU Stern School of Business http://www.stern.nyu.edu/experience-stern/about/departments-centers-initiatives/centers-of-research/salomon-center-for-the-study-of-financial-institutions are pleased to announce that they will be hosting their second fixed income research conference in India on Aug 3, 2016 in Mumbai.

We invite academics and scholars to submit working papers, work in progress or proposals that are in advance stage that are relevant in the context of Indian fixed income sector and the macro-economy. While we welcome research that broadly fits the theme “Indian Fixed Income Market – Unlocking Future Growth,” we also welcome submissions that advance the body of knowledge in the context of India’s macro-economy.

TOPICS: The topics of particular interest for this year include:
1. The evolution of government securities and their markets
2. Divestment of State owned Enterprises
3. SMEs- Funding and growth challenges
4. BIFR- Learnings from the BIFR experience and possible impacts of the proposed Bankruptcy Code
5. Evolution of NBFCs and their impact on Indian financial markets and their participants
6. Funding of Infrastructure projects
7. India’s financial markets in comparison to other emerging markets 8. Inflation, growth and real interest rates
9. NPA of PSU banks and their impact on fiscal and monetary policies
10. Key economic growth areas

For advance research proposals, there is expectation that research would have made sufficient progress by July 2016 for the scholar to be able to present his/her findings.

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: The deadline for submissions of the research/proposals is 25th March 2016. Submissions should also include the CV of the principal investigator in pdf format as a single file and be mailed to IndiaConference@moodys.com. Decisions will be emailed to researchers by 15th April, 2016.

The committee that will screen and approve the projects is co-chaired by Professors Viral V. Acharya (NYU Stern School of Business) and Praveen Varma (Moody’s), and includes Sanjiv Das (Santa Clara University), N R Prabhala (CAFRAL and University of Maryland), Prachi Mishra (RBI), Suresh Sundaresan (Columbia University), Raghu Sundaram (NYU Stern School of Business), Kalpesh Gada (ICRA).

FUNDING: Scholars (or one of the co-authors in case of joint work) whose research is accepted for the conference will be expected to present their work in the conference. For presenters traveling internationally, Moody’s will pay up to $6,000 per accepted paper towards travel expenses pertaining to presentation at the conference against submission of appropriate forms and expense reports. For presenters traveling within India, Moody’s will reimburse domestic coach class roundtrip airfare, up to two nights of hotel stay and customary incidental expenses against submission of receipts and appropriate forms.

ABOUT MOODY’S: Moody’s is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody’s Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody’s Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody’s Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $3.5 billion in 2015, employs approximately 10,400 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 36 countries. Further information is available athttp://www.moodys.com

ABOUT ICRA: ICRA Limited was set up in 1991 as a full-service Credit Rating Agency by leading Indian financial/investment institutions, commercial banks and financial services companies as an independent and professional investment information and credit rating agency. Through its subsidiaries, ICRA offers consulting, outsourcing and professional & IT services. ICRA shares are listed on the BSE and the National Stock Exchange. ICRA is majority-held by Moody’s Group, which has 50.06% equity ownership stake in the Company.

ABOUT THE SALOMON CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS: The Salomon Center for the Study of Financial Institutions is a research Institute founded in 1972 as part of the Stern School of Business, New York University, by a grant from the partners of Salomon Brothers, and specializes in the study of financial institutions, including commercial banks, investment banks, managed funds and insurance companies.

14th International Paris Finance Meeting – Paris December 2016 Finance Meeting

DEADLINE: June 2, 2016

The 14th Paris December Finance Meeting is organized in Paris downtown on December 20, 2016 by EUROFIDAI (European Financial Data Institute) with the participation of AFFI (French Finance Association) and ESSEC Business School.

It is jointly sponsored by CDC Institute for Research, CNRS, Institut Louis Bachelier, Fondation Banque de France in Money, Finance and Banking, Equipex BEDOFIH and «Regulation and Systemic Risk» ACPR Chair. Equipex BEDOFIH will sponsor a special Microstructure session under the supervision of T. Hendershott (UC Berkeley), and the “Regulation and Systemic Risk” ACPR Chair will sponsor a special session, under the supervision of C. Gourieroux (ENSAE and University of Toronto).

All researchers in finance are invited to present in English their latest research in all areas of finance and insurance: Asset Pricing, Banking/Financial Intermediation, Bankruptcy, Behavioral Finance, Capital Structure, Corporate Governance, Derivatives, Ethical Finance, Entrepreneurial Finance, Financial Analyst, Financial Crisis, Financial Econometrics, Financial Mathematics, Financial Risks, Hedge Funds/Mutual Funds, Historical Finance, Insurance, Interest Rates, International Finance, Investment Policy/Capital Budgeting, Market Microstructure/Liquidity, Merger and Acquisition, Ownership, Payout Policy, Portfolio Management, Private Equity/Venture Capital, Banking Regulation and Systemic Risk, Risk Management, Security Issuance/IPO.

In previous years, approximately one in six submitted papers was accepted. The Paris December Finance Meeting is one of the top 3 European conferences in terms of the quality of the papers presented.

Prizes will be awarded for the best papers.

PhD and job market paper sessions will also be organized, so all job market papers are welcome.

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Only on line submissions will be considered for the 2015 Paris December Finance Meeting.

Before filling the application form, please read the following instructions:
– Prepare 2 files in pdf format:
— An anonymous version of the paper (the complete paper without the name(s) of the author(s), without the acknowledgements and without any indication of author’s affiliation)
— A complete version of the paper including the following information: title, name(s) of the author(s), abstract, keywords, email address for each author, complete address(es)
– The abstract you will fill in the submission form is limited to 150 words.
– To complete your submission you will have to classify your paper according to a list of keywords. This choice will define the session referees judging your paper.
– Each submission will be charged 45 Euro.

TO SUBMIT, PLEASE VISIT THE WEBSITE OF THE MEETING: http://www.paris-december.eu/december2016.html

DEADLINE: Papers must be submitted on line by June 2, 2015

PAPER DIFFUSION: Accepted papers will be posted on the Financial Economic Network (SSRN) and the website of EUROFIDAI.