Updated Call for Papers
Friday Aug 3rd, George Mason University's Fairfax Campus
Conference on Investor Protection, Corporate Governance, and Fraud Prevention
You are cordially invited to submit papers for presentation at the Conference on Investor Protection, Corporate Governance, and Fraud Prevention ( http://som.gmu.edu/fraudcenter/events/cip) to be held at George Mason University's Fairfax campus on Friday Aug 3rd. The conference is sponsored by the Investor Protection and Corporate Fraud Research Center housed in the Accounting Area in the School of Management at George Mason University. The goal of the conference is to bring together scholars working on current issues in the broad area of Corporate Governance, Fraud, and Investor Protection.
The School of Management will award a $1,000 cash prize to the best paper presented at the conference.
TOPICS: The Conference encourages submission of theoretical, empirical, and experimental works on the broad topic of Investor Protection, Corporate Governance, and Fraud Detection. Relevant topics include, but are not limited to, the following list:
- The role of governance in detecting and preventing fraud
- The role of accounting in investor protection
- Understanding, identifying, and measuring good governance
- The causes and consequences of good governance or lack thereof
- The impact of corporate governance on international capital flows
- Insider trading opportunities and consequences
- The governance role of external monitors such as auditors and activist shareholders
- Business ethics and corporate social responsibility
PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: The deadline for submission is April 15, 2012. Paper selection will be complete by April 30, 2012. To submit a paper for consideration, please email a PDF or MS Word version of the paper to Keith Jones, email@example.com
FURTHER INFORMATION: Participants are encouraged to stay at the Mason Inn Conference Center and Hotel on the campus of George Mason University. George Mason University's School of Management is located in Fairfax, Virginia, a short distance away from Washington DC, with metro access to the city center. The University has close to 30,000 students, and the School of Management enrolls over 3,700 students.