Financial Market and Corporate Governance Conference 2019 - Call For Papers

Conference dates

17 Apr 2019 - 18 Apr 2019

Location

City Campus of Macquarie University -- the Angel Place, 123 Pitt Street, Sydney

Description

Conference: 17 & 18 April 2019
PhD Symposium: 16 April 2019
Submission deadline: 20 January 2019

Department of Applied Finance at Macquarie University invites academics and PhD students to submit papers for consideration of presentation at the 10th Financial Markets and Corporate Governance and PhD symposium (FMCG 2019). The Conference and the PhD symposium will be held between 16-18 April 2019 at the City Campus of Macquarie University—the Angel Place, 123 Pitt Street, Sydney.

FMCG 2019 will be hosted by Department of Applied Finance at Macquarie in conjunction with the Department of Banking and Finance, Monash Business School, Monash University, and La Trobe Business School, La Trobe University and School of Accounting and Commercial Law and School of Economics and Finance, Victoria University of Wellington.

The theme for FMCG 2019 is Capital Markets, Sustainability and Disruptive Technologies, and you are invited to submit papers for presentation at either the conference or the PhD symposium related to all areas which include (but are not limited to): Asset Pricing, Banking, Behavioural Finance, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Derivatives, Disruptive Innovation, Dividend Policy, Environmental Finance, Emerging Markets, Financial Economics, Financial Reporting, Financial Regulations, Market Microstructure, Investments and Funds Management, Sustainability, etc.

For the full details of this conference, please visit the conference webpage: https://www.mq.edu.au/about/fmcg-2019-conference

SPECIAL CONFERENCE ISSUE - Pacific Basin Finance Journal

Pacific Basin Finance Journal will run a special conference issue of the journal and all presenters at the conference are invited to consider submitting their papers for publication after the presentation of their papers at the FMCG Conference. Pacific Basin Finance Journal, published by Elsevier, provides a specialised forum for the publication of academic research on capital markets.

Guest Editors: Professor Balasingham Balachandran and Professor Jing Shi


SUBMISSION & NOTIFICATION

For submissions to the conference, please use the link https://hq.ssrn.com/conference=2019-FinCorpGov.
For submissions (an abstract or a full paper) to the PhD symposium, please use the email address Rachel.huang@mq.edu.au.

Papers must be submitted by Sunday, 20 January 2019, 5pm Australian Eastern Daylight Standard Time. Late submissions will NOT be accepted under any circumstances so please allow adequate time to complete the online submission process.

Email notification of the outcome of submissions is expected to be sent to the submitting author by mid Feb 2019.


BEST PAPER AWARDS

Five best research paper awards ($500 each) at the PhD Symposium.

One best paper award will be presented under each of the following categories
a. Accounting Information/ Disclosure Practices/Earnings Quality/Auditing
b. Asset Pricing/Emerging Markets /Financial Markets/Market Microstructure
c. Banking/Behavioural Finance/Corporate Finance/Financial Economics
d. Corporate Governance/Social Responsibility
e. Funds Management/Risk Management/Quantitative Finance

Five Conference Best Paper awards ($1000 each)

One best paper award will be presented under each of the following categories
a. Accounting Information/ Disclosure Practices/Earnings Quality/Auditing
b. Asset Pricing/Emerging Markets /Financial Markets/Market Microstructure
c. Banking/Behavioural Finance/Corporate Finance/Financial Economics
d. Corporate Governance/Social Responsibility
e. Funds Management/Risk Management/Quantitative Finance


FEES & REGISTRATION

Early-bird registration deadline is Sunday, 3rd March 2019. The registration link will be made available on the conference website later.

ACADEMICS
Conference & Dinner: $650 (early-bird); $800 (full fee)

PhD STUDENTS
Symposium Only: $100 (early-bird); $200 (full fee)
Conference & Dinner: $250 (early-bird); $350 (full fee)
Symposium & Connference (including dinner): $350 (early-bird); $500 (full fee)

CONFERENCE DINNER & GUEST FEE: $150

Additional Information

INQUIRIES

Any inquiries regarding the submission process for papers may be directed to:
Dr Rachel Huang (rachel.huang@mq.edu.au) and Professor Jing Shi (jing.shi@mq.edu.au).