Call for Papers
Oxford Financial Intermediation Theory Conference (OxFIT)

Oxford, UK, October 5th and 6th, 2012

INVITED SPEAKERS:
Arnoud Boot, University of Amsterdam
Christine Parlour, University of California - Berkeley
Andrew Winton, University of Minnesota

TOPICS: We are inviting high quality submissions in the area of Financial Intermediation Theory. This conference aims to bring together contributions on topics including the following:
- Financial crises
- Governance of Financial Institutions
- The role of central banks and regulators
- Financial innovation
- International regulatory coordination
- Certification in financial markets

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: The deadline for submissions is June 8, 2012. Papers should be submitted electronically to: oxfitconference@gmail.com along with your affiliation and email address. In the email, please indicate whether or not you are willing to act as a discussant. Acceptance decisions will be made by July 15, 2012. We will not be able to cover travel expenses, but will provide accommodation and lunches and dinners for invited participants.

FURTHER INFORMATION: The conference will be held at Said Business School, Oxford. Tentatively, the program will start on Friday at 9:00 and will end on Saturday at 14:00. The program will include 11 papers with their discussions, leaving time for comments from the audience.

CONFERENCE WEBSITE: https://sites.google.com/site/oxfit2012

ORGANIZERS:
- Alan Morrison (Said Business School, Oxford)
- Joel Shapiro (Said Business School, Oxford)

PROGRAM COMMITTEE:
- Arnoud Boot (U. Amsterdam)
- Andrew Winton (U. Minnesota)
- Christine Parlour (UC - Berkeley)
- Franklin Allen (U. Pennsylvania)
- Denis Gromb (Insead)
- Xavier Freixas (U. Pompeu Fabra)
- Thomas Noe (Oxford)
- Elena Carletti (EUI)
- Frederic Malherbe (LBS)
- Gyongyi Loranth (U. Vienna)
- David Skeie (NY Fed)
- John Thanassoulis (Oxford)
- Mike Mariathasan (Oxford)
- Brian Coulter (Oxford)



Posted 4/30/12