4th INFINITI Conference on International Finance

Venue: Trinity College Dublin

Location: Dublin, Ireland

Event Date/Time: Jun 12, 2006 End Date/Time: Jun 13, 2006
Registration Date: Jun 12, 2006
Early Registration Date: May 12, 2006
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4th INFINITI Conference on International Financial Integration

Institute for International Integration Studies, Dublin, Ireland
12-13 June 2006

Mark Flannery, University of Florida
Peter Richmond, University of Dublin

The Institute for International Integration Studies, Trinity College Dublin is pleased to announce the 4th INFINITI Conference.

Papers in all areas of international finance will be welcomed, with a special call for papers that address aspects of international financial integration. Indicative topics include, but are not limited to
Accounting and regulatory convergence
Banking and financial Services in integrated markets
Behavioural aspects of international financial markets
Corporate governance issues
Econophysics of international finance
Emerging markets and privatization Issues
Financial engineering and derivatives
Global financial crises
Global risk markets
Interest and exchange rates
International asset market comovements
International portfolio diversification
International asset pricing
Islamic finance
Markets and exchanges in a globalized environment
Multinational financial management
Regionalization and globalization in international finance
Volatility determination and transmission

Proposals for special sessions, roundtables and panel discussions are also welcome.

Keynote Speakers
The Keynote Speaker will be Professor Mark Flannery, University of Florida.

An Invited Lecture on Econophysics of International Finance will be delivered by Professor Peter Richmond of Trinity College, Dublin.

A Special Session on Political Responses to Financial Contagion will be moderated by Professor Dusan Mramor, previously Minister of Finance of the Republic of Slovenia. The roundtable will consist of ex-finance ministers from a number of EU and other countries

Location and Date
The conference will take place on Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th June 2006 in Trinity College Dublin.

Publication Opportunities
A special issue of Journal of Multinational Financial Management on the theme of Measuring and Managing Contagion will be published under the Guest Editorship of the conference organizer. Papers will go through the usual journal review process prior to selection for inclusion in the special issue and the normal submission fee will apply.

An edited volume “Econophysics: Linking Physics to Financial Market Analysis and Macroeconomic Modelling” will also be produced, under the editorship of Brian Lucey, Peter Richmond (University of Dublin) and Jonathan Batten (Macquarie University).

Important Dates
10th February 2006: Paper submission closed
10th March 2006: Notification of acceptance
12th April 2006: Last date for early registration

More detailed information, instructions on how to submit papers, conference costs, etc are to be found at
http://www.tcd.ie/Business_Studies/research/conf_sem/index.php or

Organizing Committee
Brian Lucey
Svitlana Voronkova
Charles Larkin
Linda Soriton
Gail Weadick

For inquiries, please contact
Conference Organizer: Brian Lucey. blucey@tcd.ie, or
Conference Administrator: Linda Soriton, soritonl@tcd.ie