2019 China International Risk Forum - Special Issue of the Pacific Basin Finance Journal

Conference dates

20 Jul 2019 - 21 Jul 2019


Tianjin, China


Call for Papers
2019 China International Risk Forum
Special Issue of the Pacific Basin Finance Journal

The forthcoming China International Risk Forum (CIRF) will be held on July 20-21, 2019 at the School of Finance of Nankai University (SFNK)in Tianjin, China. The purpose of the forum is to promote research on risk and uncertainty in the Asia-Pacific region, Indian subcontinent and around the world. Like the previous conferences, the Pacific Basin Finance Journal dedicates a special issue to papers to be presented at the forum. The special issue has a theme of the risk-return tradeoff in China and Asian market. Potential research topics include but are not limited to:

● Risk and return tradeoff in China and Asian markets
● Leverage, risk management, and financial stability of financial institutions
● Systemic risk: measurement and management
● Credit risk, interest risk, market risk, and liquidity risk
● Ambiguity and ambiguity aversion
● Long term sustainable investments
● Behavioral perspectives of risk management
● Cyber risk and other operational risks
● Blockchain, fintech and risk management
● Big data and predictive modeling in risk management
● Corporate risk management, governance and control
● Pension risk, health risk and insurance related topics
● Catastrophic risk and its management

Nankai University has its centennial anniversaries in 2019. You are cordially invited to join the China International Risk Forum and participate in Nankai’s centennial celebrations.

Conference Website: http://finance.nankai.edu.cn/jinrong/f/list-cirf2019.html

Submission: The deadline for submission of completed papers is March 15, 2019. Please submit your work, either in English (preferred) or Chinese, via https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=cirf2019. Please submit a pdf file without author information. There is no submission fee.

Papers presented at the conference could be considered for publication in the special issues of the Pacific-Basin Finance Journal (PBFJ). Journal submissions will be independent from submissions to the conference. The PBFJ editorial team will be working closely with the CIRF program co-chairs on the review process. Papers submitted to the conference can also be considered by the China Finance Review International (CFRI).

Important Dates
Deadline for Conference Submission March 15, 2019
Notification of Conference Acceptance April 15, 2019
Conference Dates July 20-21, 2019
Subsequent Submission to PBFJ September 1, 2019
Expected Journal Acceptance Deadline June 31, 2020
Expected Publication Date August 1, 2020

Guest Co-Editors of PBFJ Risk Management Issue
Xiaoyun Fan, Nankai University
Hui Guo, University of Cincinnati
Tong Yu, University of Cincinnati

Forum Registration
There is a conference registration fee of RMB700 (or USD100) to non-student participants. Conference registration is free to all student participants.

Lodging Information
Will be provided at the conference website.

CFRI: A Connected Journal
The China Finance Review International (CFRI) is a scholarly journal published by Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Emerald Group Publishing Limited, seeking to publish highly original and high level theoretical papers on financial and economic issues in China. The journal is listed in Scopus, ESCI, Cabell's Dictionary, and other major indexing services.
Journal’s website: http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/cfri.htm

We look forward to seeing you at Nankai University in Tianjin!