Call for Papers for the 10th India Finance Conference

Conference dates

18 Dec 2020 - 20 Dec 2020

Location

Bangalore, India

Description

CALL FOR PAPERS
INDIA FINANCE CONFERENCE (IFC) 2020
DECEMBER 18 – 20, 2020
PRE – CONFERENCE TUTORIALS: 17 DECEMBER 2020
VENUE: INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT BANGALORE, INDIA
FULL PAPER SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 18 AUGUST 2020

The India Finance Conference 2020 (IFC 2020), the annual event of the Indian Finance Association (IFA), invites papers for its tenth edition to be held at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore from 18 – 20 December 2020.

Academics, researchers, doctoral students, and practitioners are invited and encouraged to submit research papers in all areas of finance.

CONFERENCE THEMES:
Theoretical and empirical asset pricing
Corporate finance, capital structure and dividend policy
Asset allocation and investment management
Financial crises, systemic risk and macro-finance
Quality of financial reporting and adoption of IFRS
Corporate governance, executive compensation and ownership structure
Computational finance and financial econometrics
Financial risk analytics and management
Market microstructure and algorithmic trading
Financial policy choice, institutions and regulation
Financial literacy and financial education
Financial Analytics
Insurance / Reinsurance / Pension Funds
Enhancing liquidity in commodity derivatives markets

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: The IFC 2020 invites full papers for conference presentations, CRISIL Doctoral Symposium and CFA Investment Management sessions. The deadline for submitting papers under all three categories through the conference website is 18 August 2020. Only full paper submissions would be considered.

EMERALD BEST PAPER: There will be three "Emerald - IFC 2020 Best Paper" awards given at the conference. The papers will be chosen by a panel of experts from the papers presented (any area) at the conference. Total cash award USD 1000.

CRISIL DOCTORAL SYMPOSIUM: The CRISIL Doctoral Symposium provides a platform to the budding researchers to present their contemporary research in the area of finance, accounting, risk and analytics. The top three papers will be rewarded with a certificate and a cash prize. Doctoral students who wish to submit their full papers under this category should mention ‘CRISIL’ on top of title page of the paper. Total cash award USD 1000.

POSTER SESSIONS: Submissions for CRISIL Doctoral Symposium which are not accepted for presentation may be chosen for poster session. Guidelines for poster size/length, with an example, would appear shortly on the conference website.

CFA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT: The CFA Investment Management provides a platform to the participants to present their contemporary research in the area of Investments and Asset Pricing. CFA Institute India has agreed to sponsor up to three “CFA Institute Investment Management Awards”. Each award constituted a certificate and a cash award. Participants who wish to submit their full papers under this category should mention ‘CFA Investment Management’ on top of title page of the paper. Total cash award USD 1500.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINE: PDF submissions are preferred. The document must be in double space format using 12-point font size. The submission should contain: The title, name(s) of the author(s), affiliation(s), JEL classification codes, and e-mail address of corresponding author. For paper submission, please visit the conference page http://indiafa.org/event/india-finance-conference-2020/

PRE – CONFERENCE TUTORIALS: Tutorial sessions will be conducted on 17 December 2020 by eminent academicians from India and abroad. The tutorial will cover emerging areas of Finance and Accounting. Tutorials will be particularly useful for research scholars and academicians

FURTHER INFORMATION: Contact the Conference secretariat: asstmgr_finlab@iimcal.ac.in

CONFERENCE WEBSITE: http://indiafa.org/event/india-finance-conference-2020/