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General Information

26th Annual Conference of the
Multinational Finance Society
June 30 - July 3, 2019, Jerusalem, Israel


Submission Deadline: January 18, 2019


Click here for Paper Submission



KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Eti Einhorn - Tel Aviv University, Israel
Dan Galai - Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Roni Michaely - University of Geneva, Switzerland

PROGRAM CHAIRS

Keren Bar-Hava - Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Jeffrey Lawrence Callen - University of Toronto, Canada
Panayiotis Theodossiou - CUT, Cyprus

SPONSORING INSTITUTION

Jerusalem School of Business Administration, The Hebrew University, Israel

CONFERENCE OBJECTIVE

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; Entrepreneurial and Start-up Financing; Executive Compensation; Financial Accounting; Financial Analysts; Financial Reporting; FinTech; FX Arbitrage; Investment Banking; IPOs; M&As; Macro Finance; Market Efficiency; Market Microstructure; Payout Policy; Portfolio Management; Real Options; Regulation; Risk Measurement; Scale-up Financing; Shipping Finance; Term Structure of Interest Rates; Trading Behavior; Valuation; and Volatility.

DOCTORAL STUDENT TUTORIALS AND PRESENTATIONS

The Multinational Finance Society is offering special tutorial lectures for advanced finance doctoral students working on their dissertations. Following the lectures participating students will have the opportunity to discuss their research with our feature speakers and other senior members. Financial support will be provided to a limited number of registered doctoral students not sponsored by their institutions.

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 January 18, 2019.

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.

PAPER 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)

Past Winners

REGISTRATION FEE

Registrations fee by March 3, 2019 is €425 and by April 3, 2019 is €530. Registration fee after April 3, 2019 is 20% extra. For doctoral students, a discount of €120 applies. Registered participants can attend all social functions, which include Sundays tour of the city, gala dinner, reception, two lunches and coffee breaks during the conference.

Papers registered after April 3 cannot be considered for the awards.

FURTHER INFORMATION

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.

VENUE

Jerusalem School of Business Administration
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Mount Scopus 9190501
Jerusalem, Israel

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