24th Annual Conference of the
Call for Papers Brochure (not available yet)
Steven Ongena - University of Zurich & Swiss Finance Institute, Switzerland
The objective of the conference is to bring together academic researchers, educators, doctoral students and practitioners from various international institutions to focus on timely financial issues and research findings pertaining to industrialized and developing countries including the recent financial and economic crisis.
AREAS OF INTEREST
Papers in all areas of finance, accounting and economics dealing with developed and developing countries are welcome. Specific topics include, but are not limited to: Asset Pricing; Banking; Behavioral Finance; Buyouts; Capital Structure; CDS; Commodities; Contagion in Financial Markets; Corporate Governance; Corporate Restructuring; Cost of Bankruptcy; Credit Scoring Models; Cross Listing; Derivatives; Emerging Markets; Executive Compensation; Financial Accounting; Financial Analysts; Financial Reporting; FX Arbitrage; Investment Banking; IPOs; M&As; Macro Finance; Market Efficiency; Market Microstructure; Payout Policy; Portfolio Management; Real Options; Regulation; Risk Measurement; Shipping Finance; Specialities in Nordic Financial Markets; Term Structure of Interest Rates; Trading Behavior; Valuation; and Volatility.
PAPER AND THESIS SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
Please visit our website at http://www.mfsociety.org to submit a copy of a completed or nearly completed paper or a detailed dissertation proposal (PDF format) by the deadline.
The cover page should include the affiliation, address, phone and email of each author. Each participant agrees to serve as a discussant of a paper of his/her own area of interest, if needed.
Please include of whether you would like your paper to be considered for any of the awards mentioned below. Only completed papers qualify for any of the awards.
Best Paper Award (prize 1,000 USD)
(Open to all papers presented at the conference)
Best Young Researcher Award (prize 750 USD)
(Open to all papers presented by young researchers, less than eight years after PhD)
Best Doctoral Paper Award (prize 500 USD)
(Open to all thesis papers presented at the conference)
Information regarding the conference, accommodations, feature speakers, travel arrangements, fees and other activities will be published on the MFS website as needed. Information about past conference can be found on the website as well.