• World Finance Banking Symposium
    Bangkok, December 14th-15th, 2017
    Bangkok, Thailand

World Finance Banking Symposium

  • Location

    Bangkok, Thailand
  • Date

    December 14th-15th, 2017







About the Conference


Program Proceeding online

Best papers awards

Prize: The award will be given annually at the World Finance Conference Annual meeting and will recognize up to three papers:

- The first prize (recognized with a plaque and $500)

- The runner-up (recognized with a plaque)

- One honorable mention (recognized with a plaque)

 Eligibility: The 5 papers included in the Best Paper Awards are the ones with the highest ranking in the initial blind review process.

Scoring System: 5 papers eligible for the Best Papers Award are very high quality papers, and we ask your help in selecting the best. For each paper we ask you to rank the papers from worst (1) to best (5) based on Originality, Technical Content, Relevenace of Contribution and Organization and Clarity.

Winners: The winners of the Best paper Awards are those with the combined highest number of votes from members of the Scientific and Program Committee. The total votes for each eligible papers will be presented to all the participants during the Annual Meeting of the World Finance Conference Presentation of the Awards. The winners will be announced at the Annual World Finance Conference?

Heterogenous Regulation of Financial Institutions
  • FRED MALHERBE -   London Business School
  • WOLF WAGNER - Rotterdam School of Management
  • December 14th-15th, 2017
  • Bangkok, Thailand
Is Trading What Makes Prices Informative? Evidence from Option Markets
  • DANJUE SHANG - Utah State University
  • December 14th-15th, 2017
  • Bangkok, Thailand
An International Examination of the Role of Default and Liquidity Risks in the Interbank Market
  •   Nikolaos Karouzakis - University of Sussex
  • December 14th-15th, 2017
  • Bangkok, Thailand

Keynote Speakers

Tim Jenkinson

Said Business School, Oxford University (United Kingdom)

Tim Jenkinson is Professor of Finance at the Said Business School, Oxford University. One of the leading authorities on private equity, IPOs, and institutional asset management, Tim is renowned for his ability to collect critical, previously inaccessible, data by building strong links with institutional investors, banks and other players in the financial industry. His research is widely quoted and has been published in the top academic journals. He is Director of the Oxford Private Equity Institute, and is one of the founders of the Private Equity Research Consortium. Tim is a renowned teacher and presenter, and teaches executive courses on private equity, entrepreneurial finance, and valuation. He is a frequent keynote speaker at practitioner conferences and his research has recently been awarded the 2015 Commonfund Prize (for the paper with the most relevance to institutional investors) and a 2014 Brattle Group Prize (awarded by the American Finance Association for the best research on corporate finance).

Outside of academe he is a partner at the leading economics consultancy Oxera. He specializes on valuation, regulation, and corporate finance, and has been an expert witness in several high-profile cases. He is also on the board of DFC Global Corporation and has previously held board positions in several funds and companies.

He studied economics as an undergraduate at Cambridge University, before going as a Thouron Fellow to the University of Pennsylvania. He then returned to the UK and obtained a DPhil in Economics from Oxford.

Tim?s personal website is at www.sbs.oxford.edu/timjenkinson

Oxera?s corporate website is at www.oxera.com

Allaudeen Hameed

National University of Singapore Business School (Singapore)

Professor Hameed`s research interests include return-based trading strategies, stock return co-movement, liquidity, role of financial analysts and international financial markets. His research work has been published in leading finance journals such as The Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, The Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis and Review of Financial Studies. He is an Editor at the International Review of Finance and serves on editorial boards of the Financial Management, and Pacific-Basin Finance Journal.

Professor Hameed has won numerous awards including the Outstanding Researcher Award at NUS (2015), the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Alumni Merit Award (2011), and Best Paper Awards at the FMA European Conference (2016), Swiss Society for Financial Market Research Conference (2014) and the China International Finance Conference (2008). He has delivered keynote addresses at international finance conferences.

Professor Hameed has also held visiting professor appointments at Chinese University of Hong Kong, University of Texas at Austin and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Social activities

Full Day Tour to Ayutthaya & Cruise

A Full Day Tour to Ayuttaya ( UNESCO World Heritage Site ):

Combine a visit from Bangkok to Ayutthaya (UNESCO-listed ancient capital of Siam ) with a riverboat trip on the Chao Phraya River. An informative guide highlights Thailand?s fascinating history as you explore Ayutthaya temples, stone ruins and Buddha statues in the old capital of Thailand, which was ransacked by invading Burmese in the 18th century. This full-day tour includes lunch and returns you to Bangkok by boat.

Pick Up: 6.30 A.M ( hotel) and return around 4 P.M.
Note: Proper Dress Code is necessary: Shirts or T-shirts with sleeves; Pants, Trousers, or Skirts must cover the knees.

*  50 euros/ person.

Conference Hotel


Venue Information

  • NIDA Business School
    NIDA BUSINESS SCHOOL : Floor 8 Boonchana - Autthakorn 118 Moo3, Sereethai Road, Klong-Chan, Bangkapi, Bangkok 10240 .
  • Arnoma Grand Bangkok Hotel
    Khwaeng Lumphini, Khet Pathum Wan

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