Call for Papers
A Special Issue of the Asia-Pacific Journal of Financial Studies
Emerging Market Finance: Firms, Markets and Governance in the Global Economy
(Special Issue Editor: Jongmoo Jay Choi, Temple University)
The Asia-Pacific Journal of Financial Studies (AJFS) invites manuscripts for a special issue on Emerging market finance: Firms, markets and governance in the global economy. AJFS ( http://www.apjfs.org) is the first finance journal published in Asia covered by the Social Science Citation Index (SSCI), and has been publishing since 1980 under the auspice of the Korean Securities Association (KSA), the oldest and largest academic organization of finance scholars and practitioners in Korea. ( http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/123324997/grouphome/home.html ).
TOPICS: The Special Issue is interested in publishing theoretical, empirical or institutional papers on topics pertaining to emerging market finance across the spectrum of finance disciplines, in and out of the Asia-Pacific regions. Potential topics address some of the following questions (but are not limited to):
- Corporate finance and governance issues in emerging markets
- Corporate ownership, control and organizational issues in emerging markets
- Corporate risk exposure and management in emerging markets
- Managerial compensation and incentives and information asymmetry in emerging markets
- Political economy of culture, law, institution, and governance
- Financial market structure, asset pricing, and investment strategies in emerging markets
- Role of firms, investors, and governments in bubbles, contagions and crashes
- Behavioral issues related to firms and investors in emerging vs. developed markets
- Interactions between financial, real, and international sectors in emerging markets
- International investment flows, development finance, and firm performance
- Value creation and governance by multinational enterprises in emerging markets
- Corporate joint ventures, alliances, M&As, outsourcing, and boundaries of firms in emerging and developed markets
- Comparison of social and political influences on firms, investors, and governance in emerging and developed markets
AWARDS: Up to eight papers will be selected for the Special Issue and US$1,000 (or 1,000,000 KRW) award will be granted to each selected paper.
PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: All manuscripts must be in English and include an abstract of fewer than 500 words. The cover page should contain the paper's title, the author's name, affiliation, address, and e-mail. The second page should contain only the paper's title and abstract. All manuscripts should be submitted in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org by August 31, 2012. No submission fee is required. We expect to complete the review process and notify the result by December 31, 2012.