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Fourteenth Annual Conference
14th Annual Conference of the
Multinational Finance Society
July 1 - 4, 2007, Makedonia Palace Hotel, Thessaloniki, Greece 

Organized by The University of Macedonia Thessaloniki, Greece.

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. Specific topics include, but are not limited to:

International Asset Market Structures; Financial Regulation and Liberalization; Financial Bubbles; Microstructure of Developed and Emerging Markets for all Asset Classes; Linkages Between Stock and Foreign Exchange Markets; Foreign Exchange Market Arbitrage; Extremes and Value at Risk; International Portfolio Management and Pricing Models; International Regulation and Performance of Financial Institutions and Money Managers; The Role of Information in Financial Decisions; International Capital Structure Issues for Firms; Initial and Seasoned Public Offerings and Equity Restructuring; Investment Banking and Issuing of Corporate Securities; Financial Reporting, Financial Accounting Mergers, Acquisitions, Corporate Restructuring and Takeover Defences; Corporate Ownership, Control, Governance and Compensation and Firm Performance; Cost of Bankruptcy and Financial Distress; Macro Finance, including Inflation and Monetary Policy; The Term Structure of Interest Rates; Behavioural Finance.

Please e-mail to and, c/o Christos Negakis, by the 16th March 2007, a copy of a completed or nearly completed paper, in a PDF format. The title page should include the affiliation, address, phone, and e-mail of each author together with appropriate JEL classifications. Indicate if you wish your paper to be considered for the special issue of the journal. Each participant agrees to serve as a discussant of a paper of his/her own area of interest, if needed.

Further information regarding conference organization and accommodation, travel arrangements, fees and activities will be published on the website in due course.

For information on conference location please visit: Thessaloniki - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

For information on past MFS conferences please visit: 


The purpose of the Society is to disseminate and promote financial knowledge, philosophies, techniques and research findings pertaining to industrialized and developing countries among members of the international academic and business communities.


Christos Negakis (Program Chair) – University of Macedonia, Greece
Dimitrios Papadopoulos (Co-chair) – University of Macedonia, Greece
George Athanassakos – University of Western Ontario, Canada
Panayotis Alexakis – University of Athens, Greece
G. Geoffrey Booth – Michigan State University, USA
Laurence Booth – University of Toronto, Canada
George Constaninides, University of Chicago, USA
André Dorsman – Nyenrode University, Nederlands
Gikas Hardouvelis – University of Piraeus, Greece
Dimitrios Ginoglou – University of Macedonia, Greece
Mehmet Baha Karan – Hacettepe University Financial Research Centre, Turkey
Manuel J. Rocha Armada – University of Minho, Portugal
Dimitrios Kousenidis – University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Johan Knif – HANKEN, Finland
Lawrence Kryzanowski – Concordia University, Canada
Ioannis Lazaridis – University of Macedonia, Greece
Athanasios Noulas – University of Macedonia, Greece
Edgar Ortiz - UNAM, Mexico
George Papaioannou – Hofstra University, USA
Samuel Szewczyk – Drexel University, USA
Panayiotis Theodossiou – Rutgers University, USA
Stavros Thomadakis – University of Athens, Greece
George Tsetsekos – Drexel University, USA
Christos Alexakis– University of Pireaus, Greece
Andreas Merikas– University of Pireaus, Greece.


Christos Nikolaidis – University of Macedonia, Greece
Ioannis Papanastasiou – University of Macedonia, Greece
Achilleas Zapranis – University of Macedonia, Greece
Aikaterini Lyroudi – University of Macedonia, Greece
Panagiotis Tahinakis – University of Macedonia, Greece
George Michalopoulos – University of Macedonia, Greece
Nikolaos Protogeros – University of Macedonia, Greece
Anestis Ladas – University of Macedonia, Greece.


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