Finance Events, Calls for Papers, Research Initiatives and Announcements 

Register now! EFA 50th Annual Meeting

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is proud to organize the 50th Annual Meeting of the European Finance Association. The meeting will be held August 16-19 August, 2023.

European Finance Association Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Call PhD Program in Banking and Finance and Call Master+ Program in Banking and Finance University of Limoges

University of Limoges

Call for Papers Two Special Issues French Finance Conference 2023

Bankers, Markets, Investors (BMI) Special Issue on Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Banking services

This Special Issue of BMI is aimed to improve our understanding of the implementation of artificial intelligence and machine learning in the banking industry and to disseminate scientific knowledge and strategic ideas and create greater awareness of the new  challenges the banking industry is facing. We welcome the submission of empirical, theoretical or critical papers that tackle the challenges associated with the implementation of AI/ML in the banking industry.

Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting (JIFMA) Special Issue on CSR, Financial Decisions, and Corporate Resilience 

With the increased challenges to our current financial and economic systems (ecological transition, Russia-Ukraine war, high inflation, systemic risk, and the global pandemic), it is important for decision-makers to have access to a roadmap for understanding which financial decisions taken in a corporate context can increase the resilience of their organizations, financial institutions and in non-financial corporations alike. This special issue of JIFMA aims at gathering some elements to help build this roadmap, leading to better decision-making. 

Special issues associated with the 39th French Finance Association Annual Meeting (AFFI), which will be held at Kedge Business School, Bordeaux, France, on June 5th–7th, 2023.

Call for Papers The Bank for International Settlements Fifth Workshop

The Bank for International Settlements will host the fifth workshop on the use of BIS international banking and financial statistics in Basel on December 15, 2023. It will focus on empirical work related to international banking and financial markets, with special emphasis on analyses that make use of the international banking, derivatives and debt securities statistics.

Bank for International Settlements 

Call for Papers 2023 International Conference in Banking and Financial Studies

Call for Papers of The 2023 International Conference in Banking and Financial Studies, that will be hosted by University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli on September 28-29, 2023.

University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli  DISAQ Dipartimento di Studi Aziendali e Quantitativi

Call for Papers 2023 International Conference on Sustainability, Environment, and Social Transition in Economics and Finance (SESTEF 2023)

The event aims to provide academics, policymakers, and practitioners with a valuable forum for discussion and critical analysis of the major issues and challenges that interrelate Energy, Environment, Sustainability, Social Transition, Economics and Finance.

University of Southampton Business School Audencia Business SchoolUniversity of Paris I: Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris School of Business with the support of Gaia (Audencia Business School), CRECC Research CenterCentre d’Economie de la Sorbonne, and the UMI SOURCE (Joint International Research Unit Sustainability and resilience, University of Paris-Saclay)

Call for Papers Accountability in a Sustainable World Conference

Center for Accounting Research and Education invites submissions for the Accountability in a Sustainable World Conference, September 20 & 21, 2023.  The third annual Accountability in a Sustainable World conference will again coincide with the Sustainable Investment Forum, North America (SINVNA) in conjunction with the United Nations Environmental Program Finance Initiative (UNEP-FI). The conference will include 12 plenary speeches, 4 panel discussions, and 12 contributed talks. In order to minimize the carbon footprint and to accommodate as many delegates as possible, these sessions will be presented virtually

Center for Accounting Research adn Education, University of Notre Dame

Call for Papers Journal of Financial Research - European Symposium

BAFFI CAREFIN Center at Bocconi University and the Journal of Financial Research invite you to submit papers to the two-day symposium to be held in Milan on July 7-8, 2023.We welcome papers in all areas of finance, but particularly welcome papers focusing on issues that are relevant from a European perspective. Moreover, we plan special sessions dealing with climate change, and political tensions and conflicts. All accepted papers will be submitted for publication in a special issue of the Journal of Financial Research, with expedited review.

BAFFI CAREFIN Center at Bocconi University

Call for applications – Nova SBE PhD Summer School

Nova SBE is offering the PhD Summer School on Subjective Inflation Expectations: Measurement, Determinants, and Effects. The school will take place at Nova SBE campus and we are offering one course to students and professionals who wish to advance their curriculum and knowledge. The course is credit-bearing (ECTS), and it is is conducted in English.

Nova SBE

European Sustainable Finance PhD Workshop

Utrecht University School of Economics (U.S.E.), together with colleagues from EDHEC, ESCP, KU Leuven, Warwick Business School, and University of Augsburg invites PhD students to apply to present and discuss their current research to professors and other PhD students with a focus on Sustainable Finance.

Utrecht University School of Economics (U.S.E.),  EDHEC, ESCP, KU Leuven, Warwick Business School, University of Augsburg

Vienna Symposium on Foreign Exchange Markets

WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK) invites submissions for the annual Vienna Symposium on Foreign Exchange Markets, in Vienna at Palais Coburg, August 14-15, 2023.

WU Vienna 

Oxford Saïd – Risk Center at ETH Zürich Macro-finance Conference Money, Liquidity, and Financial Stability

The Risk Center at ETH Zürich and Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford jointly invite submissions to the Oxford Saïd – Risk Center at ETH Zürich Macro-finance Conference 
at Saïd Business School in Oxford, June 30-July 1 2023 

Risk Center at ETH Zürich  Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford

International Conference on Alternative Finance Research

The International Conference for Alternative Finance Research is a dedicated forum for alternative finance researchers and practitioners from all around the globe. It covers themes addressing crowdfunding, digital fundraising and lending, microfinance and prosocial lending, invoice trading, crypto assets and currencies, etc

UiA Crowdfunding Research Center at the University of Agder School of Business and Law in collaboration with Utrecht University European Center for Alternative Finance and the University of Gdansk Faculty of Economics 

Research Symposium on Finance and Economics (RSFE) 2023 

The Research Symposium on Finance and Economics (RSFE) is an annual research symposium organised by IFMR Graduate School of Business (GSB), Krea University, India. The Symposium aims to bring researchers, academicians, and practitioners in Finance and Economics across the globe to present, discuss and deliberate upon emerging issues in Finance and Economics in the contemporary world.

IFMR GSB, Krea University, India

Irish Academy of Finance Fourth Annual Conference 

The Irish Academy of Finance would like to invite all academics and practitioners to participate in the Irish Academy of Finance (IAF) conference, 11-12 May 2023. The IAF is an internationally focused professional association for research and education on the discipline of Finance. It promotes the advancement of research, knowledge and education in the field of Finance with a particular focus on engaging academic and professional communities. It aims to enhance collaborations between researchers in Finance from many universities and other institutions in Ireland and abroad.

Irish Academy of Finance (IAF) 

39th International Conference of the French Finance Association (Affi)

The French Finance Association (Affi) invites submissions for the 39th International Conference to be held in Bordeaux, France on June 5-7, 2023

KEDGE Business School     Affi French Finance Association


China International Conference in Finance

The China International Conference in Finance (CICF) provides an open platform to bring together scholars worldwide to present current research and stimulate exchanges on new developments in finance. Over the years, CICF has grown to be one of the leading conferences in financial research in the world. 

Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology     Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF), Shanghai Jiao Tong University   

Summer Institute of Finance Conference

The Summer Institute of Finance (SIF) will host its thirteenth annual conference July 12-13, 2023. Due to the COVID19 pandemic, the conference will be held in a combined online and onsite format in the city of Shanghai, China. Organized by the Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF) at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, the SIF conference typically hosts about 60 participants to discuss cutting-edge topics in current financial research. 

  Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF), Shanghai Jiao Tong University   

Call for applications for PhDs in Finance

Research Initiatives and Announcements 

Hong Kong Institute for Monetary and Financial Research (HKIMR) – Research Programmes

Quarterly submission deadlines: March 31; June 30; September 30; December 31

The Hong Kong Institute for Monetary and Financial Research (HKIMR) is an affiliate of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA). Our objective is to conduct high-quality research in the broad fields of economics and finance that is of strategic importance to the HKMA, Hong Kong and the Asia-Pacific region. Four times per year we invite academics to submit research proposals for visits to the Institute of up to 4 weeks. The research topics are for the applicants to decide. The proponents will have the choice to submit to any of the Institute’s Research Programmes. Proposals submitted for consideration in the Thematic Study Programme will have to address issues related to the current thematic areas of interest of the Institute. A successful candidate is likely to have a PhD in Economics or Finance, hold an academic position and should possess a track record of publications in top peer-reviewed academic journals. Full details about the Institute’s Research Programmes can be found on http://www.hkimr.org/content-id13. The Institute offers an internationally competitive remuneration package. If interested, please contact us via e-mail: hkimr@hkma.gov.hk.

ERIM PhD Research Projects in Management

Each year ERIM initiates and starts a substantial amount of new and international oriented PhD research projects. The focus is on pioneering and innovative research in the field of Research in Management. Projects are ordered by research program; there is a variety of PhD research projects that are open for applicants.

For more info, visit the website: http://www.erim.eur.nl/ERIM/Doctoral_Programme/PhD_in_Management/Current_PhD_Vacancies

Research Grants provided by INQUIRE Europe

The Institute for Quantitative Research (INQUIRE) in Europe provides financial support for academic research projects with potential applications in the field of investment management. Several grants of €10,000 are awarded each year. Payments are made directly to the researcher, unless otherwise requested. Support of a research project by Inquire Europe does not in any way preclude subsequent publication of the paper in a journal of the researcher's choice. Completed papers may be invited for presentation at the INQUIRE's spring or fall Seminars. INQUIRE will pay the researcher's reasonable expenses incurred in connection with the seminar. More info on Inquire Europe, research grants that have been provided in the past, and on the application procedure, is available on INQUIRE’s website: www.inquire-europe.org.

NETSPAR Theme Grants

Netspar is a European network for research and education in the field of pensions, aging and retirement. It is an independent network of academics and practitioners in the field, supported by Dutch universities and private and public institutions that share a keen interest in Netspar's research topics. Researchers of seven Dutch universities, international scientists as well as representatives of insurance companies, pension funds, government bodies and supervisors are affiliated with the network. Every year, Netspar allocates theme-based grants; these annual grants are given for a three-year period. As of 2008, these grants are also available for researchers that are not affiliated with one of the (Dutch) partner universities, up to a maximum of €250,000.

TOPICS: For some examples of granted theme topics, see the webpage: http://www.netspar.nl/themes/

– For further details regarding the theme grants, see the webpage: http://www.netspar.nl/research/grants/
– If you have any questions, please contact: Prof. T. Nijman, e-mail Nyman@uvt.nl

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