FDIC call for papers

Call For Papers
FDIC’s Center for Financial Research and the JFSR 17th Annual Fall Research Conference

September 7 – 8, 2017, Arlington, Virginia

The FDIC’s Center for Financial Research and the JFSR invite submissions for the 17th Annual Fall Research Conference to be held in Arlington, Virginia on Thursday, September 7, and Friday, September 8, 2017.

TOPICS: The program committee invites theoretical and empirical papers on issues related to the performance and regulation of the financial sector including, but not limited to, the following:
– Deposit insurance
– Financial sector performance
– Trends in financial products, services, and technology
– Systemic risk and financial system resilience
– Governance and compensation practices in the financial sector
– Risk measurement
– Assessing Dodd Frank regulatory reforms
– Trends in industry competition and market structure
– Interaction between regulation and the cost and availability of credit

In conjunction with the conference, we are seeking papers for a Special Session on the technical aspects of Regulatory Capital and Liquidity Requirements in Basel III. For this session, the program committee encourages the submission of papers that address topics on risk measurement, the implementation of regulatory capital and liquidity requirements, and the implications of these requirements for regulated institutions and shadow banks.

PAPER SELECTION: Papers will be selected for presentation based on reviews by FDIC Economists, associate editors of the JFSR, and the organizing committee (Rosalind Bennett, Manju Puri, and Haluk Unal).

Selected papers may be invited for submission to the JFSR.

Expenses for travel, food, and lodging will be reimbursed for paper presenters. Papers must be received by June 19, 2017. Authors will be notified about the status of their papers by August 1, 2017.

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: To submit a paper, please go to: https://fdicsurveys.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0vnAXLsQPmwvvFj

FURTHER INFORMATION: For additional information, contact Rosalind Bennett at (202) 898-7160 or BankResearchCnf2017@fdic.gov

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