Call for Papers
2012 Tel Aviv Finance Conference

December 18-19, 2012, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

The Leon Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration at Tel Aviv University is organizing the TAU Finance Conference designed to bring together leading scholars in the field. The symposium will be held in Tel Aviv on Tuesday afternoon, December 18 and Wednesday, December 19, 2012.

Papers in all areas of finance are invited. An optional guided day tour in Israel is organized for Thursday December 20. You can find previous years' programs at:

PAPER SELECTION PROCESS: Papers should be well developed, but at a stage where they can still benefit from the group's discussion. Travel expenses will be reimbursed up to $1,000 for presenters and discussants.

SELECTION COMMITTEE; Papers will be selected by the TAU finance faculty and an external program advisory committee including: Doron Avramov (Hebrew U), Shmuel Baruch (Utah), Alon Brav (Duke), Sudheer Chava (Georgia Tech), Thomas Chemmanur (Boston College), Francesca Cornelli (LBS), Andrew Ellul (Indiana), Adlai Fisher (UBC), Diego Garcia (UNC), Eitan Goldman (Indiana), David Goldreich (Toronto), Itay Goldstein (Wharton), Zhiguo He (Chicago), Michael Hertzel (Arizona), Ohad Kadan (Washington), Ron Kaniel (Duke), Praveen Kumar (Houston), Dmitry Livdan (Berkeley), Adriano Rampini (Duke), Abraham Ravid (Rutgers), Enrichetta Ravina (Columbia), Artur Raviv (Northwestern), Gideon Saar (Cornell), Ronnie Sadka (Boston College), Jacob Sagi (Vanderbilt), Ernst-Ludwig von Thadden (University of Mannheim), Amir Yaron (Wharton).

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Please submit an electronic version of the paper (MS Word or PDF format) no later than July 1, 2012 by uploading your paper at the conference website at:

Paper selection will be finalized by August 31, 2012.

Nisan Langberg, on behalf of the organizing committee

If you have difficulties uploading your paper or for any additional questions feel free to contact me at or the conference coordinator Ms. Ester Faybish at

Posted 5/28/12