Call For Papers
May 10-11, 2012, Mannheim, Germany
ZEW Conference on The Role of Expectations in Financial Markets
The Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) is pleased to announce a conference on "The Role of Expectations in Financial Markets". The conference aims to provide a platform for an international, interdisciplinary dialogue on expectation formation in financial markets and the economic impact of expectations. Preference will be given to empirical papers applying survey data, experimental data, transaction data, market-based expectations data as well as any further data applied in novel approximations of expectations.
TOPICS: Potential topics include, but are not limited to:
- Expectation formation, especially
uncertainty and risk perception, heterogeneity of opinions Cognitive biases in forecasting and decision making - Impact of expectations on financial markets
Impact of expectations on economic activity Impact of sentiments and disagreement on market return and volatility - Information in survey/analysts' expectations data
Now-/Forecasting Model identification
Roy Batchelor (Cass Business School)
Kajal Lahiri (University at Albany, SUNY)
Martin Weber (University of Mannheim)
PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Full papers including an abstract of up to 200 words should be submitted to: email@example.com no later than February 29, 2012.
SCIENTIFIC BOARD: Richard Deaves (DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University) - Markus Glaser (Ludwig Maximilian University Munich) - Lukas Menkhoff (Leibniz University Hannover) - Winfried Pohlmeier (University of Konstanz) - Michael Schroder (ZEW, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management) - Andreas Schrimpf (Bank for International Settlements Basel, CREATES) - Qingwei Wang (Bangor Business School)
COSTS: Participants may apply to the ZEW for financial assistance for travel and accommodation.
FURTHER INFORMATION: The conference website at: http://www.zew.de/expectationsconference2012 will provide updated information, or contact:
Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
Christian D. Dick, Zwetelina Iliewa, Frieder Mokinski
P.O. Box 10 34 43, 68034 Mannheim , Germany