Call For Papers
Workshop on Finance and Politics

June 4-5, 2018, EM Strasbourg Business School, University of Strasbourg

Organized by LaRGE Research Center (University of Strasbourg), Bank of Finland Institute for Economies in Transition (BOFIT), and Fordham University (New York).

The workshop organizers invite researchers to submit papers covering issues in all areas linking finance and politics.

TOPICS: Possible topics include but are not necessarily limited to the following:
– Political economy of banking
– Political cycles of lending behavior
– Political systems and financial crises
– Politically-motivated changes in bankruptcy law
– Privatization
– Political connections of firms
– Political uncertainty and financial decisions

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Serdar Dinc (Rutgers University)

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Those interested in presenting a paper at the workshop should send a copy in Word or pdf format via email to Laurent Weill ( by February 5, 2018. Only complete papers will be considered. Authors of accepted papers will be notified by February 26, 2016.

There is no conference fee.

PROGRAM COMMITTEE: Zuzana Fungacova (BOFIT), Iftekhar Hasan (Fordham University), Iikka Korhonen (BOFIT), William Pyle (Middlebury College), Laurent Weill (LaRGE Research Center, EM Strasbourg Business School).