1. The 13th Annual Conference in Financial Economics Research by Eagle Labs
Sunday – Monday, May 15th – 16th, 2016, The Arison Business School, IDC Herzliya, Israel
The Arison Business School Research Center and Eagle Labs will host the 13th Annual Conference on Sunday – Monday, May 15th – May 16th, 2016 at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, ISRAEL
Sessions will take place between 08:30-15:30. A total of 12 papers will be presented and discussed. Last year over 250 papers were submitted of which 12 were selected. (You may see last year’s program as an example).
PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Papers can be submitted electronically (in PDF or Word format) by Wednesday November 11th, 2015. To submit your paper electronically, please click here: http://submissions.confious.
Please make sure to fill in all author and co-author details as part of the online submission form. Paper submission is limited to one per person.
Please direct your questions regarding the submission procedure to Riki Vanunu, Conference Coordinator, The Arison School of Business at: email@example.com
Authors of selected papers should expect to be notified by mid-January 2016.
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The program committee co-chairs are: Jacob Boudoukh (IDC Herzliya), Yaniv Grinstein (IDC & Cornell) and Shimon Kogan (IDC & University of Texas at Austin)
The program committee members are: Yakov Amihud (New York University), Itzhak Ben David (The Ohio State University), Effi Benmelech (Northwestern University) Alon Brav (Duke University), David De Angelis (Rice University), Francois Degeorge (University of Lugano), Francois Derrien (HEC Paris), Ran Duchin (University of Washington), Alex Edmans (University of Pennsylvania), Joseph Engelberg (University of California, San Diego), Eliezer Fich (Drexel University), Vyacheslav Fos (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Francesco Franzoni (University of Lugano ), Diego Garcia (UNC at Chapel Hill), Jie Gan (Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business),Simon Gervais (Duke University), Xavier Giroud (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Itay Goldstein (University of Pennsylvania), Todd Gormley (University of Pennsylvania), Vidhan Goyal (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology), Gustavo Grullon (Rice University), Yael Hochberg (Northwestern University), Johan Hombert (HEC Paris), Victoria Ivashina (Harvard University), Marcin Kacperczyk (Imperial College London), Ohad Kadan (Washington University in St. Louis), Dalida Kadyrzhanova (University of Maryland), Bige Kahraman (Stockholm School of Economics), Ron Kaniel (University of Rochester & IDC Herzliya), Hyunseob Kim (Cornell University), Yelena Larkin (Penn State University), Anh Le (UNC at Chapel Hill), Mark Leary (Washington University in St. Louis), Michael Lemmon (University of Utah), Juhani Linnainmaa (University of Chicago), Roger Loh (Singapore Management University), Evgeny Lyandres (Boston University & IDC Herzliya), David Matsa (Northwestern University), Semyon Malamud (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne), Asaf Manela (Washington University in St. Louis), Ernst Maug (University of Mannheim), Prabhala Nagpurnanand (University of Maryland), Daniel Parvisini (London School of Economics), Alessandro Previtero (University of Western Ontario), Uday Rajan (University of Michigan), Adriano Rampini (Duke University), Michael Roberts (University of Pennsylvania), Stefano Rossi (Purdue University), Amir Rubin (Simon Fraser University), Jacob Sagi (UNC at Chapel Hill), Martin Schmalz (University of Michigan), Christoph Schneider (University of Mannheim), Kelly Shue (University of Chicago), Clemens Sialm (University of Texas at Austin), Elena Simintzi (University of British Columbia), Denis Sosyura (University of Michigan), Oliver Spalt (Tilburg University), David Sraer (Princeton University ), Neal Stoughton (WU-Vienna University of Economics and Business), Lucian Taylor (University of Pennsylvania), Margarita Tsoutsoura (University of Chicago), Michela Verardo (London School of Economics), Avi Wohl (Tel Aviv University), Josef Zechner (WU-Vienna University of Economics and Business), Jaime Zender (University of Colorado)
2. Third Edinburgh Corporate Finance Conference
May 23-24, 2016, Edinburgh
The University of Edinburgh Business School is delighted to host the Third Edinburgh Corporate Finance Conference 2016. The conference will be at the highest quality level with 12 papers to be selected for presentation in plenary sessions over a day and one-half. The conference will be held at the Business School building in central Edinburgh on May 23-24, 2016.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Toni Whited (Dale L. Dykema Professor of Business Administration, University of Michigan)
PAPER SELECTION PROCESS: For this conference, we are soliciting papers, both theoretical and empirical, in the area of corporate finance.
Bill Megginson (University of Oklahoma)
Seth Armitage (University of Edinburgh)
Maria Boutchkova (University of Edinburgh)
PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Electronic submissions of unpublished papers via the conference website: http://www.ecfc-conference.com until December 30, 2015. Authors will be notified by March 11, 2016.
ABOUT THE VENUE: Edinburgh is the perfect venue for an international conference and participants may want to extend their stay to explore the atmospheric streets of the Old Town and the elegant Georgian architecture of the New Town; to visit famous historic sites such as Edinburgh Castle or the Palace of Holyroodhouse; to browse in wonderful museums, art galleries and shops; and to relax in some of the city’s excellent restaurants, bars and cafes.
The Scottish Highlands are a short drive away and offer beautiful and inspiring views of ancient landscapes with a fascinating history. Witness the amazing wildlife and take part in some thrilling outdoor pursuits. Explore the many mountains and glens, the stunning islands and stretches of coastline and follow the country’s only Malt Whisky Trail.
3. 13th Asian Business Research Conference
26-27 December 2015, BIAM Foundation, Dhaka, Bangladesh
We invite full papers and/or abstracts or working papers relating to all broad areas of Finance such as Asset Pricing, Financial Market, Corporate Finance, Derivatives Market and Products, Financial Institutions, Options and Futures, Stock Markets, Bond Markets, Merger and Acquisition, Money Market Dealings, Global and European Debt Crisis, Corporate Governance and Micro-finance, all areas of Banking such as, International Banking and Finance, Lending Decisions and Lending Policy, Banking Law, Net Banking, Banking Regulation, Bank Management, Asset and Liability Management, Islamic Bond, and all areas of Economics such as Macroeconomics and Macroeconomics, Applied Economics, Money, Employment, Taxation, Monetary and Fiscal policy for the above international supported by nine international peer reviewed journals some of which are indexed by Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) and ERA of Australia, and Cabell’s, EBSCO and Ulrich of USA. This international conference is sponsored by Wold Business Institute, Australia, American Research and Publication International, USA, London Academic Research and Publication, UK and Research & Publication International, Bangladesh.
PAPER SUBMISSION, BEST PAPER AWARD AND JOURNAL PUBLICATION: Please send either abstract or full paper directly to Dr. Mohammad Hoque via email address:email@example.com and provide your title (Prof. Mr. Dr. Ms.) and full address with contact numbers. All papers will go through blind review process before they are accepted and review outcome will be informed within 5-7 working days. All accepted outstanding papers will be published in the special issues of any one of our nine peer reviewed refereed international journals and these are: Journal of Business and Policy Research. Global Economy and Finance Journal, International Review of Business Research Papers, World Journal of Social Sciences, Journal of Accounting, Finance & Economics, World Review of Business Research, Global Review of Accounting and Finance, Journal of Islamic Finance and Business Research and Global Economics and Finance Journal. Best paper award will be announced on 27 December at the conference dinner and will be published in one of the above journals without any further cost and a certificate will be issued at the conference dinner.
CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS, FEES AND FEEDINGS, VENUE AND FACILITIES: Both abstract and/or full papers, as per choice of the authors, will be published in the refereed conference proceedings with ISBN and will be published electronically via a separate website, namely, http://www.wbiworldconpro.com which also contains proceedings of previous conferences in London, Paris, Rome, Sydney, Dubai, Paris, Hawaii, Las Vegas, Toronto, New York, Kuala Lumpur and Dhaka. Registration fees start from Taka 3000 for local delegates and from US$200 for foreign delegates. These fees includes proceedings, conference bag, printed program, certificate for attendance and session chairing and several feedings such as morning and afternoon coffee break-snack foods, hot buffet lunch for 2 days and conference dinner (optional).
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Prof. Jamaluddin, Purdue University, USA and Prof. Abdus Samad, Utah Valley University, USA
Professor Dr. Mohammad Hoque, Conference Chair
4. UNCC-IRF Conference on Model Risk
March 18, 2016, Charlotte, North Carolina
University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC)
International Review of Finance (IRF)
The Belk College of Business at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (http://belkcollege.uncc.edu/
OVERVIEW: Managing model risk has become a critical component in the post-crisis risk management practice for financial institutions. US regulators have also proposed a new set of regulations on the risk management framework and reserve requirement concerning model risk. In addition to large financial institutions, model risk is pervasive and even inevitable whenever a financial model is employed by market participants.
The Belk College of Business at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (http://belkcollege.uncc.edu/
TOPICS: Topics of interest to the conference include, but not limited to, the following:
– Classification of model risk
– Measuring model risk
– Model risk measurement tool
– Asset pricing under model risk
– Parameter uncertainty and model parameter estimation
– Model calibration and inconsistency
– Model risk management
– Model risk reserves
– Model risk governance framework
– CCAR and model risk
– Large scale data analysis and model risk
– Robust approach to model risk
In addition to academic presentations, the conference will feature speakers and panelists from financial institutions and regulatory bodies working on these related issues to promote mutual understandings between academics and practitioners.
PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: A complete paper in PDF format must be submitted electronically by December 18, 2015 to firstname.lastname@example.org.The authors of the papers accepted to the conference will be notified by January 18, 2016.
DUAL SUBMISSION TO THE INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF FINANCE: The International Review of Finance plans to publish a special issue on model risk.
Papers submitted to the conference may be considered for the special issue if the authors have indicated their preference for the dual submission process to the journal.
The International Review of Finance (IRF) is a journal of the Asian Finance Association and the Nippon Finance Association. It strives to publish high-quality and cutting-edge research on all aspects of financial economics. In addition, the Letters Section in IRF is a premium outlet of letter-length research in all fields of finance. IRF is SSCI indexed with a 2014 impact factor of 1.179.
FURTHER INFORMATION: For further information go to: http://belkcollege.uncc.edu/
5. 2016 SFS Finance Cavalcade
May 15-18, 2016, Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
The 2016 SFS Finance Cavalcade will be held at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto from May 15-18, 2016.
The SFS Finance Cavalcade is a 2.5-3.0 day conference covering all areas of finance. The format is 55 minutes per paper with six-to-nine parallel sessions. Our goal is to provide a setting that produces the kind of in-depth participation of a smaller conference while accommodating the variety of papers of a larger one.
HOW TO SUBMIT TO THE CAVALCADE: Submissions will be accepted beginning November 9 and ending December 7, 2015. The submission fee is $50. For papers in which ALL co-authors are doctoral students, the submission fee will be waived. Please submit your paper at http://sfs.org/
The submitted paper must not have been accepted (or conditionally accepted) at a journal nor have been presented (or be scheduled to be presented) at the WFA/AFA.
Please note: Authors of accepted papers must be able to attend their session regardless of which day the session is scheduled. If an author cannot make it to the scheduled time, the conference reserves the right to pull the paper.
DUAL SUBMISSION: The Cavalcade features dual submission with The Review of Asset Pricing Studies and The Review of Corporate Finance Studies.
REGISTRATION: Early registration will be $100 for members and $140 for nonmembers. Beginning April 1, the registration rate will be $125 for members and $165 for nonmembers. The registration fee will be waived for doctoral students.
CONFERENCE ORGANIZERS: Chair Hanno Lustig (Stanford University), Vice Chair Heitor Almeida (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Associate Chair Amir Yaron (University of Pennsylvania), SFS Advisory Chairs Matthew Spiegel (Yale University) and Laura Starks (University of Texas at Austin).
6. European Financial Management Association 2016 Annual Meeting
June 29- July 2, 2016, University of Basel, Basel, SWITZERLAND
Keynote Speaker: Professor Sheridan Titman, University of Texas-Austin
The European Financial Management Association will hold its 25th Annual Meeting at the University of Basel in SWITZERLAND, June 29-July 2, 2016.
RESEARCH PAPERS: Members and friends of the Association are invited to participate in the 2015 Annual Meeting. You are encouraged to submit research papers in all areas of Finance.
AWARDS: The Association will present the EFMA Conference Award ($2,000), GARP Risk Management Award ($2,500), EURONEXT Capital Markets Award (Euro 1,500), LANG Corporate Award ($2,000) & PhD Student Award ($2,000).
SPECIAL SESSIONS: In addition to the regular academic sessions, the program will include panel discussions, tutorial lectures, and invited presentations. The goals of these special sessions are to enhance the exchange of ideas between academicians and practitioners, to provide a forum for discussion of special topics and to offer educational opportunities for conference participants. Submit your proposal for a special session by writing to the Program Co-Chairs.
PUBLICATION: A set of papers presented at the meeting will be invited by the 2016 Program Co-Chairs to be considered for publication in the European Financial Management journal, in cooperation with the Managing Editor. All selected papers with authors’ approval will be blind refereed.
ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION: Submit two (2) files in PDF format: (1) Complete paper and (2) Paper without the name/s and affiliation/s of author/s. Submission should contain: The title, name(s) of the author(s), complete address(s), EFM classification codes (available on our website) and E-mail addresses for each author. Please indicate which author(s) will attend and which author will present the paper. Multiple submissions by any author (whether joint or single-authored) will reduce the chance that any of their papers will be on the program. Please also denote your research areas (using EFM classification codes) that you would like to serve as a session chair and/or discussant. If your paper is accepted, you are expected to act as chair/or discussant in your field of research.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: January 15, 2016. Papers will be blind reviewed and authors will be notified by March 4, 2016. Please submit your paper electronically to the European Financial Management Association Conference at: http://www.efmaefm.org
Heinz Zimmermann & Matthias Huss
Program Co-Chairs 2016 Meeting
University of Basel
Center for Economic Science (WWZ) – Department of Finance
Basel, 4051 Switzerland
7. 2015 DePaul University Conference in Corporate Social Responsibility
November 17, 2015, Chicago, IL
The Center for Financial Services (http://go.depaul.edu/cfs) welcomes submissions for its 2015 DePaul University Conference in Corporate Social Responsibility to be held at DePaul University in Chicago, IL on November 17, 2015.
The conference covers determinants and effects of corporate social responsibility in investments, corporate policies and relations with the stakeholders.
TOPICS: The organization committee encourages researchers in fields of business and communication (e.g., finance, economics, accounting, management, marketing, operations management, MIS, communication) to submit papers pertaining to corporate social responsibility. The Center for Financial Services will also reimburse the hotel and travel expenses of the authors presenting papers at the conference.
PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Please submit your paper (in pdf format) by e-mail to email@example.com
The paper’s cover page must include: a title, abstract, authors’ names and affiliations, and the email address of the corresponding author.
The deadline for submissions is October 15, 2015. The submitted paper must not have been accepted (or conditionally accepted) at a journal at the time of submission.
FURTHER INFORMATION: Please send any questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
8. Managerial Finance (An Emerald Insight Journal) Special Issue: “Legal Issues and Litigation in Modern Corporate Finance”
Guest Editors: Matteo P. Arena, Marquette University, and Stephen P. Ferris, University of Missouri
We solicit high-quality papers for the special issue of MF focusing on the topics related to legal issues and litigation in modern corporate finance.
The legal challenges faced by corporations have grown in significance in recent years. New research in this area has the potential to provide valuable information to practitioners when dealing with the new challenges created by an increasingly complex litigation environment.
TOPICS: Possible topics include, but are not limited to, the following:
– The effect of litigation risk and corporate lawsuits on firm value.
– The effect of litigation risk and corporate lawsuits on corporate financial policies.
– Litigation risk management.
– International legal issues faced by multinational corporations.
– Litigation as a corporate governance mechanism.
– Measuring the cost of corporate litigation.
PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Papers should be submitted electronically online to Managerial Finance via its submission system (http://mc.manuscriptcentral.
9. ASU Sonoran Winter Conference 2016
February 11-13, 2016, JW Marriott Camelback Inn Scottsdale Resort & Spa, Scottsdale, Arizona (http://www.CamelbackInn.com)
The ASU W. P. Carey School of Business Department of Finance (http://blogs.wpcarey.asu.edu/
Completed papers in an early stage from all areas of finance and financial economics will be considered. Please do not submit a paper accepted for publication in a journal or presentation at a major conference.
PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: To submit a paper, please complete the online form at http://blogs.wpcarey.asu.edu/
Submissions to the conference can also be submitted to the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA) under the dual-review system by the same deadline of Thursday, November 19, 2015, with no additional fee. Authors must indicate if they are interested in having their papers considered under this dual-review option with the JFQA. Dual submissions will be reviewed by the conference program committee and will be made available for consideration by the JFQA. Papers submitted for dual consideration must not be under review at another journal or the JFQA, nor can they be considered for dual submission if previously rejected by the JFQA, although they can be submitted to the conference outside the dual-submission system. At the discretion of the JFQA, a small number of dual submissions will be sent out for a formal referee report. Papers rejected at any stage of the dual-review process are not considered to have been “rejected” at the JFQA. Thus authors are permitted to submit a future version of their paper to the JFQA without prejudice. Papers submitted under the dual-submission process may not be submitted to another journal (or the JFQA) until the author has been notified of the outcome of the dual-submission process.
AWARD: The Jacob Gold & Associates Prize in the amount of $1,500 will be awarded to the presenter of the winning paper.
REGISTRATION: Registration fee and accommodation expenses for presenters will be paid by the organizers through sponsorship from our partner, our Finance Advisory Boardhttp://wpcarey.asu.edu/
George Aragon, Arizona State University
Ilona Babenko, Arizona State University
Malcolm Baker, Harvard University
Ravi Bansal, Duke University
Thomas Bates, Arizona State University
Hendrik Bessembinder, Arizona State University
Sreedhar Bharath, Arizona State University
Murray Carlson, University of British Columbia
Jennifer Conrad, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Claudia Custodio, Nova School of Business & Economics
Adlai Fisher, University of British Columbia
Andra Ghent, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Vincent Glode, University of Pennsylvania
Bruce Grundy, University of Melbourne
Allaudeen Hameed, National University of Singapore
Christopher Hennessy, London Business School
Michael Hertzel, Arizona State University
Lars-Alexander Kuehn, Carnegie Mellon University
Michael Lemmon, BlackRock
Dmitry Livdan, University of California, Berkeley
Ronald Masulis, University of New South Wales
Rajnish Mehra, Arizona State University
Christopher Parsons, University of California, San Diego
Gordon Phillips, University of Southern California
Seth Pruitt, Arizona State University
David Schreindorfer, Arizona State University
Mark Seasholes, Arizona State University
Marie Sushka, Arizona State University
Anjan Thakor, Washington University in St. Louis
Sunil Wahal, Arizona State University
Jessie Jiaxu Wang, Arizona State University
Michael Weisbach, The Ohio State University
Lu Zhang, The Ohio State University
10. University of Kentucky Finance Conference
April 21-23, 2016, Lexington, KY
The finance faculty of the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics is pleased to announce our inaugural UK Finance Conference. The conference will be hosted in Lexington, KY – the heart of bourbon country.
OVERVIEW: We welcome papers in all areas of finance and aim to create an intimate, social experience featuring ample discussion of papers and ideas amongst high-quality academics. In addition to Friday and Saturday academic sessions, there will be a Thursday evening welcome reception, a tour, tasting, and Friday conference dinner at the historic Woodford Reserve bourbon distillery, and a post-conference optional excursion to witness world-class thoroughbred horse racing at Keeneland Racecourse, a National Historic Landmark.
PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: The deadline for paper submissions is midnight EST November 18, 2015. Complete instructions for submission and other information for the conference can be found at: http://www.uky.edu/
Space is limited. Conference attendance is by invitation only and advance registration is required. If there is additional space, registration will be opened to others who would like to attend. We will respond to let you know whether space is available. If you would like to indicate your interest in attending as a non-presenter, please email email@example.com
Registration will start in January after the program is set.
ORGANIZERS: Chris Clifford and Kristine W. Hankins
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Jarrad Harford, University of Washington
PROGRAM COMMITTEE: Vikas Agarwal, Georgia State University Heitor Almeida, University of Illinois Tom Bates, Arizona State University Audra Boone, Texas A&M University Alex Butler, Rice University Bruce Carlin, University of California, Los Angeles David Denis, University of Pittsburgh Diane Denis, University of Pittsburgh Eli Fich, Drexel University Mark Flannery, Securities and Exchange Commission Mark Huson, University of Alberta, Zoran Ivkovich, Michigan State University Kose John, New York University Arthur Korteweg, University of Southern California Alok Kumar, University of Miami Spencer Martin, University of Melbourne Ron Masulis, University of New South Wales Pedro Matos, University of Virginia Micah Officer, Loyola Marymont University Jeff Pontiff, Boston College Andy Puckett, University of Tennessee Clemens Sialm, University of Texas Matt Spiegel, Yale University Russ Wermers, University of Maryland
11. 12th European Winter Finance Summit
March 13 – 16, 2016, Davos, Switzerland
OVERVIEW: The European Winter Finance Summit is a leading European Finance conference jointly organized by the Department of Banking and Finance at the University of Zurich and the Department of Finance, Accounting and Statistics at WU Vienna. The conference aims to develop and discuss new ideas in finance.
We welcome both empirical and theoretical contributions from all areas of finance.
Program Chair: Per Ostberg, University of Zurich
Organizing Chair: Kjell Nyborg, University of Zurich
PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Submission deadline 7th November 2015. To submit: http://www.ewfs.org/paper-
BEST PAPER AWARD: Sudipto Bhattacharya Memorial Prize, 2000 CHF
WORKSHOP VENUE: Hotel: Sunstar Alpine Hotel Davos, Davos Platz, Switzerland
Please note that the number of workshop participants will be limited to ensure an atmosphere conducive to the exchange and discussion of new ideas. Participants are expected to serve as discussants and to participate actively in the academic sessions.
There is no participation fee. However, all participants are expected to stay for the entire workshop at Sunstar Alpine Hotel Davos. We have negotiated a favorable daily room rate of approx. 260 CHF (single occupancy of double room), including breakfast and dinner.
12. Adam Smith Workshops in Asset Pricing and Corporate Finance
Friday, 18 March 2016 – Saturday, 19 March 2016
You are invited to submit papers for the forthcoming Adam Smith Asset Pricing (AP) and Adam Smith Corporate Finance (CF) Workshops. The meetings will take place simultaneously on Friday 18 and Saturday 19 March 2016 at Said Business School, University of Oxford, Park End Street, Oxford, OX1 1HP, UK. There will be a joint conference dinner on Friday 18 March.
FURTHER INFORMATION: Further information and updates can be found at http://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Midnight (GMT) Friday, 20 November 2015
PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: – Deadline for submitting papers: Midnight (GMT) Friday, 20 November 2015 – Papers should be submitted using the online form at:http://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/fame-
FUNDING: There is limited funding available for presenters and discussants for travel and accommodation. Please indicate with your submission if you will need funding.
PAST MEETINGS: Information regarding previous meetings can be found on our website: http://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/
SPONSORS: – Said Business School – London Business School – London School of Economics and Political Science – CEPR