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Seventh Annual Conference
7th Annual Conference of the
Multinational Finance Society
April 5 - 8, 2000, Philadelphia, PA, USA 

Conference Objective

The objective of the conference is to bring together academics and practitioners from all over the world to focus on timely financial issues. Papers in all areas of finance dealing with developed as well as developing countries are welcome. An effort will be made to provide a balanced coverage of all countries. Please submit by November 22, 1999 three copies of a completed or nearly completed paper to the Program ChairProfessor:

George Tsetsekos
c/o Multinational Finance Society
School of Business-Camden
Rutgers University
Camden, NJ 08102, U.S.A.

The title page should include the affiliation, address, phone and e-mail of each author. All participants agree to serve as a discussant of a paper of his/her own area of interest, if needed. Upon request by the authors, papers presented at the conference will be considered for a distinguished paper award of US-$500. For additional information, please contact the Society at (856) 225-6594 (Tel), 225-6632 (Fax), and e-mail:

Organized by

Drexel University
School of Business-Camden, Rutgers University.

Specific conference topics include but are not limited to

International Financial Markets; Risk Management in Multinational Corporations International Portfolio Management and Pricing Models; International Capital Structure Issues for Firms; Microstructure of European and Emerging Markets; The Role of Accounting Information in Financial Decisions; Liberalization of Financial Markets; Cost of Bankruptcy and Financial Distress; International Real Estate Markets and FinanceMergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring; Linkages Between Stock and Foreign Exchange Markets; Initial Public Offerings and Equity Restructuring; Foreign Exchange Markets Arbitrage, Hedging and Pricing; Ownership Structure and the Performance of the Firm; International Banking Regulation and Financial Performance; Corporate Control, Agency Cost and Takeover Resistance; Discount Rate, Inflation, Interest Rates and Monetary Policy; Investment Banking and Issuing of Corporate Securities.

Program Committee

George Tsetsekos, Chair Drexel University
James Ang Florida State University
George Athanassakos Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada
G. Geoffrey Booth Michigan State University
Thomas Chiang Drexel University
Ephraim Clark Middlesex University Business School, UK
Richard DeFusco University of Nebraska
P. C. Kumar The American University
Chuck Kwok University of South Carolina
Teppo Martikainen Helsinki School of Econ and BA, Finland
D. K. Malhodra Philadelphia University
Joseph Mason Drexel University
Pamela Peterson Florida State University
Yair Orgler Tel Aviv Univ & Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, Israel
Edgar Ortiz Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico
George Papaioannou Hofstra University
Michael Papaioannou International Monetary Fund
Michael Ratner Rider University
Nickolaos Travlos ALBA, Greece & Cardiff Business School, UK
Angelos Tsaklanganos Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki, Greece
Alan Tucker Drexel University
Panos Varangis The World Bank
Uzi Yaari Rutgers University