CALL FOR PAPERS - 21ST MFS Conference, Prague, Czech Republic

Venue: Corinthia Hotel Prague

Location: Prague, Czech Republic

Event Date/Time: Jun 29, 2014 End Date/Time: Jul 02, 2014
Paper Submission Date: Dec 15, 2013
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21st Annual Conference of the Multinational Finance Society June 29 - July 2, 2014, Prague, Czech Republic Submission Deadline: December 15, 2013

Multinational Finance Society : A non-profit organization established in 1995 for the advancement and dissemination of financial knowledge and research findings pertaining to industrialized and developing countries among members of the academic and business communities.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Roni Michaely - Cornell University, USA

PROGRAM CHAIRS

George Constantinides - University of Chicago, USA

Panayiotis Theodossiou - Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus

MFJ SPECIAL ISSUE

A special issue of the Multinational Finance Journal on “European Financial Issues” will be devoted to relevant papers presented at conference and submitted for publication.

PAPER AWARDS

Best MFJ Paper (prize 1,250 USD) (All papers published in the MFJ special issue)

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)

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 dealing with developed and developing countries are welcome. Specific topics include, but are not limited to: Shipping Finance; 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; Mergers, Acquisitions, Corporate Restructuring and Takeover Defenses; 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; Behavioral Finance.

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 present and 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 December 15, 2013.

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 and or the Special Issue of the MFJ. Only completed papers qualify for any of 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

Kongresova 1
Prague
Czech Republic
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