Bloomberg Training

Dear all, This is to remind you of the Bloomberg training sessions in which you had expressed interest.  Here is the program. 9:30  – 11:00 AM FIRST SESSION, P-22 11:15 – 11:30 AM AWARD PRESENTATION 11:30 – 1:00PM SECOND SESSION, P-22 Initially, the first session  was meant for faculty and

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Literacy and MSME

MSME.9.5This post provides preliminary reactions to a Consultative Paper on National MSME policy which was solicited by the Development Commissioner, MSME.  Given my expertise, it only addresses the financial aspects of MSME development in India. It is well known

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IGIDR Bankruptcy Conference, Goa April 24-25, 2015.

Call For Papers Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Bombay, India

24th – 25th April, 2015, Goa, India The Indian Ministry of Finance has embarked on a project to establish the legislative foundations for the bankruptcy process. To build knowledge towards this goal, researchers are requested to propose research

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Western Finance Association, June 17-20, 2015


Dear Members and Friends of the Western Finance Association!

You are invited to submit papers to be considered for presentation at the 2015 Annual Meetings, to be held June 17-20 in Seattle. Papers on any topic related to finance will be considered.

Submission of papers: Papers should be submitted electronically via the WFA web site,, which will contain full instructions for submission, including required on-line registration, creation of the required cover page, the submission fee, and other vital instructions. The deadline for submissions is midnight PST November 18, 2014.  Papers will be reviewed anonymously by up to three members of the Program Committee, and authors will be notified about the outcome of the reviewing process by the end of March, 2015.

Best Paper Awards: (subject to change)

Charles River Associates Award of $5,000 for the best paper on corporate finance.

Kepos Capital Award of $5,000 for the best paper on investments.

Wharton School – WRDS Award of $5,000 for the best paper on empirical finance.

NASDAQ OMX Award of $5,000 for the best paper on asset pricing.

Student Awards:

USC Marshall School of Business Trefftzs Award of $5,000 for the best student paper.

Cubist Systematic Strategies Ph.D. Candidate Award for Outstanding Research of $1000

I hope to see you in Seattle.

Laura Starks
University of Texas at Austin
2015 Program Chair

8th Asia-Pacific Business Research Conference

Call for Papers Date: 9-10 February 2015 Venue: Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Submission Deadline: 2 January 2015 Registration Deadline: 30 January 2015 Website: Email: Conference Theme: “Research for Advancement” Theoretical and empirical papers or case studies relating to all broad areas of Accounting, Banking, Finance, Economics, Management,

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So You Think You Can Trade?

This competition is open for all students of IIM, Bangalore. You are required to create your own unique logins and complete the registration process. Competition begins on 5th January 2015 and will go on until 5th February 2015. Contact Prof. Badri

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Winter Global Business Conference, February 2-6, 2015

Call for Papers 2015 Winter Global Business Conference at Tignes (France) February 02-06, 2015 Conference topic: Re-inventing Hosted by: Innovation Institute Conference Theme Winter Global Business Conference 2015 in Tignes primarily aims at understanding the key opportunities for innovation in diverse fields. In many disciplines we need to re-invent how

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European Debt Crisis Conference

Call for Papers The European Sovereign Debt Crisis Conference organized by the Luxembourg School of Finance in cooperation with the Journal of Empirical Finance (ELSEVIER) March 11-13, 2015, Monte Carlo, Monaco This academic conference is devoted to issues related to the European Sovereign Debt Crisis. Indicative topics include, but are

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