American University of Sharjah

The 21st Annual Global Finance Conference

Conference the 21 annual global finance

Overview

The 21st Global Finance Conference will be hosted by American University of Sharjah (AUS) March 31-April 2, 2014 at the JW Marriott Marquis in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Professor Jay Ritter, the Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair at University of Florida, is the keynote speaker. Professor Narjess Boubakri of AUS shall serve as Program Co-Chair. "Global Financial Imbalances, Stability and Sustainability" is the theme of conference.

Papers/proposals in these categories are solicited:

  1. Competitive Papers: Complete paper submitted by deadline; considered for the Best Paper Awards.
  2. Work-in-Progress: Abstract submitted by the deadline; paper is to be completed by conference date.
  3. Proposal for Panel, Workshop, Tutorial
  4. Doctoral Students Papers: One of the top awards is for this category.

Please submit your paper/proposal electronically by filling in the form here or through email to gfc2014@aus.edu. The first page should contain the title, track identification number (see conference topics below) and authors' name, affiliation, address, email, phone and fax. The body of the paper should not have any author identification and must begin with the paper title and abstract. All entries will be refereed through a double-blind review process. Authors of accepted papers may submit a two-page detailed abstract for the 2014 GFC e-Proceedings. To register, please click here. Submission deadline is January 31, 2014.

The top six papers presented at the conference will be awarded on a competitive basis and will be considered for publication in a special issue of the Global Finance Journal. One of the awards is dedicated to doctoral student papers.

Topics

  • Asset Allocation//Hedge Funds/ETFs/SWFs
  • Banking and Financial Services/Investment Banking
  • Country Risk/Debt Issues/Insurance/Reinsurance
  • Crony Capitalism, Implications and Impacts
  • Corporate Governance/Executive Compensation
  • Derivatives/Financial Engineering
  • E-Business/E-Finance/M-Finance/Social Media
  • E-Learning-Education - Best Practices
  • Entrepreneurship/Venture Capital
  • Emerging Markets
  • Ethics/Legal/Regulatory and Taxation Issues
  • Family Businesses: International Players
  • Financial Crises and Bubbles: Causes/Impact/Solutions
  • Financial Markets integration/Linkages/Segmentation
  • Foreign Currency Issues
  • Global Imbalances and Sustainability
  • Interest-Free Banking/Islamic Finance/Banking
  • IPOs/SEOS/Stock Buybacks/Privatization
  • Market Behavior Efficiency/Inefficiency
  • Mergers and Acquisitions/Corporate and State SWFs
  • Portfolio Flows and Foreign Direct Investment
  • Sustainable Finance/SRI/CSR
  • Valuation/Pricing

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