Call for Papers
Workshop on SME Finance

4th and 5th of April 2013, University of Strasbourg, LaRGE Research Center

LaRGE Research Center, the research center in finance of University of Strasbourg, organizes a workshop on SME finance to be held on 4th and 5th of April 2013. The workshop aims to bring together researchers working on any aspect of SME finance.

TOPICS: Any empirical or theoretical paper on the following topics (not exhaustive) is welcomed:
- Access to credit for SME
- SME lending technologies
- Entrepreneurial finance
- Trade credit
- Impact of the financial crisis on SME
- Banking regulation and SME finance
- Macroeconomic implications of SME lending
- Bank markets and SME finance

Gregory F. Udell (Indiana University) will be the keynote speaker of the workshop.

There is no conference fee.

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Full papers can be submitted to Anais Hamelin (anais.hamelin@unistra.fr) before January 11, 2013. Authors of accepted papers will be notified on February 1, 2013.

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE: Anais Hamelin, Joel Petey, Laurent Weill, and Christophe Godlewski

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE: Laurent Bach (Stockholm School of Economics), Regis Blazy (Universite de Strasbourg / EM Strasbourg Business School), Hans Degryse (Tilburg University/ KU Leuven), Sebastien Dereeper (Universite Lille 2 / Skema), Michel Dietsch (Universite de Strasbourg), Nancy Huyghebaert (KU Leuven), Frederic Lobez (Universite Lille 2/Skema), Catherine Refait-Alexandre (Universite de Franche-Comte), Reinhard Schmidt (Goethe University Frankfurt), Stephanie Serve (Universite de Cergy-Pontoise), Ludovic Vigneron (Universite de Valenciennes)

FURTHER INFORMATION: Additional information on the workshop's webpage: http://ifs.unistra.fr/large/workshopsmefin/workshopsmefin.htm



Posted 11/6/12