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Krea University

IFMR_GSB

Research Symposium on Finance and Economics (RSFE) 2024 (Virtual)

June 12 -14, 2024

IFMR GSB (Krea University), India

CALL FOR PAPERS

About the Research Symposium

The Research Symposium on Finance and Economics (RSFE) 2024 organized by IFMR GSB (formerly IFMR) at Krea University 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 contemporary world.

IFMR GSB has begun its new journey under the aegis of Krea University, pioneering interwoven learning to prepare scholars for the future, with a strong focus in research. This symposium is an important event in the academic calendar of IFMR GSB, Krea University. The three-day symposium will include keynote lectures, plenary sessions, and technical sessions among renowned academicians in the field of finance and economics.

The symposium solicits research papers both theoretical and empirical on various topics in the field of finance and economics.

Since its inception in 2019, the research symposium has experienced significant success in terms of participation of researchers from various reputed institutions both in India and in abroad. Every year the symposium had keynote lectures delivered by distinguished academicians and eminent researchers such as Prof. Pranab Bardhan (University of California at Berkeley), Prof. Nagpurnanand Prabhala (Johns Hopkins Carey Business School), Prof. Paresh Kumar Narayan (Deakin University, Australia), Prof. Bala Balachandran (La Trobe University, Australia), Prof. Itay Goldstein (Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, US), Prof. Raghavendra Rau (Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, UK), Prof. Uday Rajan (Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, US), Prof. Campbell R. Harvey (Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, US), Prof. Nishith Prakash (University of Connecticut, US), Prof. Ashima Goyal (IGIDR, India), Prof. Jeffrey M. Wooldridge (Michigan State University, US), Prof. Tom Smith (Macquarie University, Australia), Prof. Bart Lambrecht (University of Cambridge, UK), Prof. Chandra Krishnamurti (University of South Australia, Australia), Prof. Nadya Malenko (University of Michigan, US), Prof. Robert Faff (Professorial Fellow at Bond University and Emeritus Professor at UQ, Australia), Prof. Julian Franks (London Business School, UK), Prof. Nandini Gupta (Indiana University, US), Prof. Andrew Ellul  (Indiana University, US), Prof. Ann Sardesai (CQ University Australia, Sydney), Prof. Kenneth R. French (Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, US), and Prof. Suresh Sundaresan (Columbia Business School, US).  

Speakers, who would participate in the research symposium include the following distinguished academicians:

Prof. Suraj Srinivasan, Philip J. Stomberg Professor of Business Administration Chair, Professor in Accounting and Management area, Harvard Business School, US  

Prof. Jonathan A. Batten, Deputy Dean (Research and Innovation), Professor of Finance, RMIT University College of Business and Law, Melbourne, Australia

Prof. Henri Servaes, Richard Brealey Professor of Corporate Governance and Professor of Finance, London Business School, UK

Prof. Andrey Malenko, Professor of Finance, Boston College, Carroll School of Management, US

Prof. Martina Linnenluecke, Professor of Environmental Finance, Director, Centre for Climate Risk and Resilience, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Prof.  Huu Nhan Duong, Professor of Banking and Finance, Monash University, Australia

Prof. Rajkamal Iyer, Professor of Finance, Imperial College, London, UK

Prof. Douglas Cumming, Chair and DeSantis Distinguished Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship, College of Business, Florida Atlantic University, US

Prof. S. Ghon Rhee, K. J. Luke Distinguished Professor of International Banking and Finance, Shidler College of Business, University of Hawaii, US

Prof. Andrew Jackson, Associate Professor, School of Accounting, Auditing, and Taxation, UNSW Sydney, Australia

Prof. R.C. Liao, Associate Professor in the area of Finance and Economics, Rutgers University Newark Business School, Newark and New Brunswick, US

Scientific Committee

Prof Abhay Singh (Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia)

Prof Abhijeet Chandra (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India)

Prof Ajay Kumar Mishra (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India)

Prof Alexander K. Zentefis (Yale University, US)

Prof Ankit Kalda (Indiana University, US)

Prof Anya Victorovna Kleymenova (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Stress Testing Research, Washington, US)

Prof Arati Kale (Providence College, US)

Prof Archana Patro (Indian Institute of Management Bodhgaya, India)

Prof Arun Kumar (Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India)

Prof Badri Narayan Rath (Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, India)

Prof Balagopal Gopalakrishnan (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, India)

Prof Bhavik Parikh (St. Francis Xavier University, Canada)

Prof Bheemeshwar Reddy A (Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani, Hyderabad, India)

Prof Bibek Bhatta (Queen’s University Belfast, UK)

Prof Brinda Viswanathan (Madras School of Economics, India)

Prof Bipin Dixit (Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli, India)

Prof Brian Blank (Mississippi State University, US)

Prof Chandrasekhar Krishnamurti (University of South Australia, Australia)

Prof Chinmoy Ghosh (University of Connecticut, US)

Prof Devendra Kale (University of Rhode Island, US)

Prof Dilip Kumar (Indian Institute of Management Kashipur, India)

Prof Gary Tian (Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia)

Prof Gaurav Dhamija (Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, India)

Prof Gopal V (Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli, India)

Prof Jijo Lukose P J (Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, India)

Prof Joanna (Xiaoyu) Wang (Peking University, China)

Prof Joshy Jacob (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, India)

Prof Kannan Thuraisamy (Deakin University, Australia)

Prof. Kartick Gupta (University of South Australia, Australia)

Prof Kiran Kumar (Indian Institute of Management Indore, India)

Prof Krishnan C N V (Case Western Reserve University, US)

Prof Krishna Prasanna (Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India)

Prof Lakshmi Padmakumari (Institute of Rural Management Anand, India)

Prof Madhu Kalimpalli (Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada)

Prof Manpreet Singh (Georgia Tech, US)

Prof Marchionne Francesco (Indiana University, US)

Prof Mehul Raithatha (Indian Institute of Management Indore, India)

Prof Michael Weber (The University of Chicago, USA)

Prof Narasimhan M S (Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, India)

Prof Neerav Nagar (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, India)

Prof. Nemiraja Jadiyappa ((Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, India)

Prof Parthajit Kayal (Madras School of Economics, India)

Prof Palka Chhillar (Jindal Global Business School, India)

Prof Purnima Khemani (Indian Institute of Management Kashipur, India)

Prof Prasanna Tantri (Indian School of Business Hyderabad, India)

Prof Rajeswari Sengupta (Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research Mumbai, India)

Prof Rakesh Nigam (Madras School of Economics, India)

Prof Ramana L V (Indian Institute of Management Indore, India)

Prof Raveendra Chittoor (University of Victoria, Canada)

Prof Saravanan P (Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappali, India)

Prof Seshadev Sahoo (Indian Institute of Management Lucknow, India)

Prof Shankar R L (Emory University, US)

Prof Shashwat Alok (Indian School of Business Hyderabad, India)

Prof Shreya Biswas (Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani, Hyderabad, India)

Prof Shweta Srinivasan (Rutgers School of Business, Camden, US)

Prof Sobhesh Kumar Agarwalla (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, India)

Prof Spiros Bougheas (University of Nottingham, UK)

Prof Srinivasan Rangan (Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, India)

Prof S S S Kumar (Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, India)

Prof Sony Thomas (Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, India)

Prof Steven Ongena (University of Zürich, Switzerland)

Prof Subash S (Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India)

Prof Sudhir Jaiswall (Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, India)

Prof Suman Banerjee (Stevens Institute of Technology, US)

Prof Surendra Rao Komera (Indian Institute of Management Amritsar, India)

Prof S V D Nageswara Rao (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India)

Prof Thenmozhi (Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India)

Prof Thomas J. Chemmanur (Carroll School of Management, US)

Prof Varun Jindal (Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, India)

Prof Vivek Rajvanshi (Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, India)

Organizing Committee

Prof Praveen Bhagawan (Chair and Associate Professor, Accounting, Finance, and Quantitative Finance Area, IFMR GSB, Krea University, India)

Prof Akhilesh Prasad (Member and Assistant Professor, Accounting, Finance, and Quantitative Finance area, IFMR GSB, Krea University, India)

Prof Balasubramanian Gopalswamy (Member and Professor, Finance and Accounting Area, IFMR GSB, Krea University, India)    

Prof Govindapuram Suresh, (Member and Assistant Professor, Economics Area, IFMR GSB, Krea University, India)

Prof Jyoti Prasad Mukhopadhyay (Member and Associate Professor, Economics Area, IFMR GSB, Krea University, India)

Prof Soumya Pal (Member and Assistant Professor, Economics Area, IFMR GSB, Krea University, India)

 Prof Sumit Mishra (Member and Assistant Professor, Economics Area, IFMR GSB, Krea University, India) 

Prof Vinod Kumar (Associate Professor, Accounting and Finance Area, IFMR GSB, Krea University, India)

Call for papers

RSFE 2024 solicits submission of research papers under various topics in the field of finance and economics, such as:  

Finance: Corporate Finance, Capital Structure and Dividend Policy, Emerging trends in Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Financial Reporting and Regulations, Behavioural Finance, Computational Finance and Financial Econometrics, Asset Pricing, Financial Markets, Derivatives Trading and Pricing, Market Microstructure and Algorithmic Trading, Banking and Risk Management, Digital Finance, Financial Tech, AI, and Machine Learning.

Economics: Microeconomics, Applied Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, International Economics, International Trade, Development Economics, Energy Economics, Econometrics, Applied Econometrics, Public Finance, Political Economy, Game Theory, Economic Growth, Environmental Economics, and Labour Economics.

The list of topics mentioned above is indicative and research papers on other topics of Finance and Economics are also welcome.

The research symposium invites original papers that address gaps in the related literature, offer new insights and evidence, and have implications for policy making. Both theoretical and empirical papers are welcome. Papers for presentation at the symposium will be selected through double blind peer review process. This symposium is also open to doctoral students who are on the verge of completing their dissertation.

Important dates

Submission of full paper starts: Oct 31, 2023

Submission of papers closes: Feb 29, 2024

Acceptance notification: April 30, 2024

Registration for symposium starts: Oct 31, 2023

Registration for symposium closes: May 30, 2024

Symposium dates: June 12-14, 2024

Note: There is no registration fee for the research symposium.

 

Publication opportunities

Special Issue with Pacific-Basin Finance Journal (`A’ as per ABDC category)

The papers presented at the research symposium are eligible to be submitted to the Special Issue on Current Issues in Emerging Markets “in Pacific-Basin Finance Journal” (PACFIN), which comes under `A’ as per Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) category. The special issue portal of PACFIN has opened on June 20, 2023. The submission deadline for the special issue is October 30, 2024. The details on the special issue are available in the link below.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/pacific-basin-finance-journal/about/call-for-papers

 

Economic Modelling on a fast-track basis (`A’ as per ABDC category) 

“The conference organizers, in liaison with the editors of Economic Modelling, will invite the authors of selected high-quality papers that fall within the general remit of the journal, to submit their manuscript to the journal. The editors will ensure that the selected papers undergo the normal reviewing process on a fast-track basis. All papers will be double-blind refereed in the standard way. Authors should submit their paper via the journal’s website, for consideration for publication in a regular issue of the journal.”

https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/economic-modelling

 

Journal of Emerging Market Finance on a fast-track basis (`B’ as per ABDC category)

A few selected papers presented at the symposium will be published in Journal of Emerging Market Finance. The editors will ensure that papers presented at RSFE 2024 will be reviewed on a fast-track basis.

https://journals.sagepub.com/home/emf

  

Best Research Paper Prizes

Best Research Papers Awards in both Finance and Economics categories will be given among the papers presented at the symposium. 

 

Symposium Registration link: The online portal for registration will open on Oct 31, 2023 using the link mentioned below:

https://krea-edu-in.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0ld-6oqD0oH9RkFjprgj6d1SOEgk2kVZ4T 

 

Symposium Paper Submission link: The online portal for submission link will open on Oct 31, 2023 using below mentioned link: 

 

https://editorialexpress.com/cgi-bin/conference/conference.cgi?action=login&db_name=RSFE_2024Virtual

 

Submission guidelines

Full research papers with a title page, abstract, keywords, main text, tables, figures, references etc. should be submitted online through Conference Maker. Use Times New Roman with 12-point font size and double spaced. For bling review process, all author-identifying information must be removed before submission.

 

Contact Details:

Dr. Praveen Bhagawan M

Area Chair (Accounting, Finance, and Quantitative Finance)  

Chair, Research Symposium on Finance and Economics (RSFE) 2024

IFMR GSB, Krea University, India  

 

For further details, write to Research Symposium e-mail:

gsb.research_symposium2024@krea.edu.in

 

Research Symposium Website: https://krea.edu.in/ifmrgsb/research-symposium-finance-and-economics/

 

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