2020 ISAFE International Conference in Financial Economics (ISAFE-2020)

Conference dates

09 Jul 2020 - 11 Jul 2020


Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


You are cordially invited to submit your research papers for presentation consideration at the first ISAFE International Conference in Financial Economics (ISAFE-2020) that will take place on 09-11 July 2020 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. This three-day conference, hosted by the Banking University HCMC, aims to bring together academics, researchers, practitioners and policymakers sharing interests in financial economics, financial management, financial markets, and other related research areas. It also provides a forum for presenting new research results as well as discussing current and challenging issues in different areas of finance.

The scientific and organizing committees welcome submissions in all areas of financial economics/financial management for presentation at the conference no later than April 30, 2020 (early submission is highly encouraged). The main topics of the conference include, but not limited to:

- Asset pricing, allocation and valuation
- International finance and capital markets
- Behavioral and experimental finance
- IPOs, SEOs, M&As & Divestitures
- Central banking and monetary policy
- Personal finance and household finance
- Corporate finance and governance
- Portfolio management and optimization;
- Financial accounting, law and regulation
- Quantitative finance and financial econometrics
- Financial engineering and derivatives
- Real estate finance
- Financial intermediation, institutions & services
- Small business and entrepreneurial finance
- Financial markets and market microstructure
- Sustainable finance, ethics and CSR


Douglas Cumming, DeSantis Distinguished Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship, Florida Atlantic University, United States and Editor-in-chief of Journal of Corporate Finance and British Journal of Management.


Sabri Boubaker, EM Normandie Business School & University of Paris Est
Tri Vo, IPAG Business School & University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City
Duc Trung Nguyen, Banking University Ho Chi Minh city


Huu Toan Bui, Banking University Ho Chi Minh city
Duc Khuong Nguyen, IPAG Business School & VNU International School - Hanoi


Authors are invited to submit their papers (in English) PDF files, no later than, April 30, 2020through the conference website: https://isafe2020.sciencesconf.org/user/submit. Submitted manuscripts will be peer-reviewed. The conference scientific program will be available by June 30, 2020. General inquiries regarding the call for papers should be directed to any of the conference chairs.


April 30th, 2020: Deadline for paper submission
May 15th, 2020: Notification of acceptance/rejection
June 15th, 2020: Registration deadline
July 09-11, 2020: Conference event


Special Issue of Annals of Operations Research on the theme “Risk Models in Banking and Finance: Networks, Data Analytics and Complex Systems”, under the editorship of Stephane Goutte, Duc Khuong Nguyen, Ahmet Sensoy, and Nikolas Topaloglou.

A selection of papers presented at the conference will be considered for publication in a special issue of Economic Modelling.

In consultation with the Editors-in-Chief of Emerging Markets Review, and Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, authors of best conference papers will be invited to submit their manuscripts to a regular issue of the Journal.


Sabri Boubaker (co-chair), sabri.boubaker@gmail.com
Tri Vo Dinh (co-chair), tri.vo@ipag.fr

Additional Information

Submission Deadline: April 30th, 2020