The gala dinner will be on the beach of the Le Méridien Ile Maurice Hotel
Registration are open also to family members or friends.
Price per person: 59 euros
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.
Chambers is Reader in Finance and a Keynes Fellow at Judge Business School, Cambridge University. He received his PhD in 2008 from the London School of Economics and was a post-doctoral fellow in economics at Oxford University from 2005-2008. His research interests span asset management and financial history and he has published in the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, the Journal of Economic Perspectives, the Journal of Economic History, the Economic History Review and Explorations in Economic History as well as the Financial Analysts Journal and the Journal of Portfolio Management. His research has been cited in the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Economist, Forbes and the Nikkei Shimbun and covered by the BBC and Bloomberg TV. He directs the Centre for Endowment Asset Management at Judge Business School, which conducts research into long-horizon investing. He also sits on the editorial board of the Financial Analysts Journal. Prior to returning to full-time education in 2001, Chambers worked for 20 years in investment banking at Barings, Hotchkis & Wiley and Merrill Lynch where he gained experience in asset management, mergers and acquisitions and venture capital in Europe, Japan and the United States. He sits on a number of investment committees in Cambridge and London.
Robert Faff is Professor of Finance and Director of Research at the UQ Business School. He has an international reputation in empirical finance research: securing 14 Australian Research Council grants (funding exceeding $4 million); >300 refereed journal publications; career citations >10,500 (Google Scholar); and a h-index of 53 (Google Scholar). His particular passion is nurturing and developing the career trajectories of early career researchers. Robert has supervised more than 30 PhD students to successful completion and examined 50 PhD dissertations. Building on a 35-year academic career, his latest passion is "Pitching Research", now gaining great traction domestically and worldwide as exemplified by: (a) >10,900 SSRN downloads; (b) >230 pitching talks/events; (c) at 37 Australian universities; and (d) spanning 47 different countries. In addition, Robert is Editor-in-Chief of Pacific-Basin Finance Journal and was the former Editor of Accounting and Finance (2002-2011).
You are cordially invited to submit your research papers for presentation consideration at the World Finance Conference that will take place on July 25th-27th, 2018 in Mauritius. This three days conference, hosted by University of Technology, Mauritius, promotes the exchange of ideas in research, teaching, and managerial practices through formal presentations of research, discussions and special sessions.
AREAS OF INTEREST: The scientific and organizing committees welcome submissions in all areas of finance, economics and Banking.
Formatting Your Paper: Times New Roman 12-point font, 1.5 spaced. References may be single spaced. Be sure to number all of the pages of the paper. The maximum length of the paper is 50 pages (including title page and all figures, graphs, tables, appendices, and references).
To facilitate the blind review process, REMOVE ALL AUTHOR-IDENTIFYING INFORMATION, including acknowledgements, from the uploaded document as this is the document reviewers will be reading. You will still include ALL authors associated with your submission during the submission process, but not on your paper. The author information provided will appear in the printed and online Program.
Double-Blind Paper Review: All papers will be reviewed by at least two anonymous reviewers.?
Submission Deadline: December 12th, 2017
Authors will be notified of the acceptance decision by February 1, 2018
PhD students with completed papers, which includes literature review and statistics or models, can upload those papers on our platform. The World Finance Conference will organize a separated group of sessions only with PhD students from all the parts of the world, promoting the opportunity to discuss their researches and increase the network.
The World Finance Conference also organizes a tutorial for PhD students as part of the Annual Meeting. We encourage PhD students to submit research proposals, or preliminary drafts, for one of their PhD essays and related to all the finance, economics and accounting areas. The Doctoral Tutorial will be chaired by a renamed group of top finance professors who will provide the students the opportunity to discuss their dissertation research with other doctoral students and top academics finance professors.
Please use the same link to submit the paper and in the end of the topics choose " PhD Tutorial"
In both cases the submission deadline is: December 12th, 2017
1. Go to the conference management area
2. "Sign in". Remember that you are not actually in the conference management area.
3. Insert all the required information.?
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Exhibitors must contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
REGISTRATION CANCELLATION POLICY - 100 euros administrative fee will be charged to all registed individuals who cancel the registraton before June 1st, 2018. No refunds are available on or after that date. To ask for refund is necessary a letter from the University Accountig Department informing that the money was not given back to the author by the university. The bank expenses will be deducted from the value of the registration which will be transfered.
Note: At least one of the accepted papers authors has to make the registration until May 15th for the article to be included in the program.
Please fill your registration to attend the conference: