• World Finance Conference
    Santiago do Chile, July 24-26, 2019
    Santiago do Chile

World Finance Conference

  • Location

    Santiago do Chile
  • Date

    Santiago do Chile, July 24-26, 2019







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 rank?

Law, trust, and the development of crowdfunding around the world

Raghavendra Rau -  University of Cambridge

  • Santiago do Chile, July 24-26, 2019
  • Santiago do Chile
Does the Joint Provision of Sustainability Assurance and Financial Audit Improve Financial Audit Quality?

Lorenzo Dal Maso- Erasmus University Rotterdam

Francesco Mazzi- University of Florence

Gerald Lobo- University of Houston

  • Santiago do Chile, July 24-26, 2019
  • Santiago do Chile
Momentum, Reversal, and the Firm Fundamental Cycle

Yufeng Han- University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Zhaodan Huang-  Utica College

Weidong Tian- University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Guofu Zhou- Washington University in St. Louis

  • Santiago do Chile, July 24-26, 2019
  • Santiago do Chile

Keynote Speakers

Kose John

New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business (United States)

Kose John is the Charles William Gerstenberg Professor of Banking and Finance at the Stern School of Business, New York University. He holds a Ph.D. from University of Florida. He has also taught at the University of Chicago, Columbia University, and Institut D'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences PO). He has won several awards including the Batterymarch Fellowship in 1983 and the Jensen Prize for the Best Paper published in 2000 in the Journal of Financial Economics. He is on the Nominating Committee for the Nobel Prize in Economics for 2017. He is the author of two books (on futures markets and dividend policy) and the editor of 23 books and special issues of finance journals, on topics such as financial stability, financial distress, and valuation of distressed securities, corporate governance, and investments innovations in finance. He has published over 103 research articles in the major finance and economics journals. His recent research focuses on banking, financial crisis, corporate governance, top-management compensation, and financial distress, valuation of distressed claims, and comparative bankruptcy and governance systems. He has completed 57 Working Papers in addition to his published work. He serves as the President of the Financial Management Association International. He also serves as the Program Chair of the Association of Financial Economists. He has been a mentor and advisor to a large number (90) of doctoral students who are finance professors and finance practitioners all over the world.

Dr. John received his Bachelor of Science in physics from the University of Kerala, India, his masters in computer science from the Florida Institute of Technology, and his Doctor of Philosophy in management science from the University of Florida.

Julapa Jagtiani

Senior Economic Advisor and Economist - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia (United States)

Julapa Jagtiani is Senior Economic Advisor and Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and a Fellow member of the Wharton Financial Institutions Center. She joined the Philadelphia Fed in 2008 as Senior Special Advisor in the Supervision, Regulation, and Credit Department. Julapa has conducted research and participated in several supervisory policy and implementation projects, including serving on the Federal Reserve Fintech Task Force and a member of the Risk Council Fintech Subgroup. Previously, Jagtiani was a senior economist at the Chicago Fed and Kansas City Fed, and prior to that she was Associate Professor in the Finance Department at Baruch College, the City University of New York. She has published articles in top finance journals, including the Journal of Financial Economics; the Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking; and the Journal of Banking and Finance. Her recent research has focused on issues related to Fintech, use of alternative data and AI/ML in credit decisions, small business lending, and community bank mergers. Jagtiani has also been active in the community and has served on the board of directors and finance committees at various organizations, including the Leadership Council Board of Directors for the American Red Cross, the Center for Practical Bioethics, and the Parents Council at Johns Hopkins University. Jagtiani has a PhD in finance and an MBA from New York University's Stern School of Business.?

Social activities

Chile Wine Tasting & Winery Tours ( One Day Tour)

Viña Concha y Toro Tour

Concha y Toro is the main exporter of wine in Latin America and one of the most important wine brands in the world, with presence in more than 135 countries. More than a century producing fine wines of excellence. At the end of the 19th century, in 1883, when wine exploitation was just taking off in Chile, the renowned Chilean politician and entrepreneur Don Melchor Concha y Toro ordered noble French varietals from the Bordeaux region and planted then in Pirque, Maipo Valley.

Includes: Walk through the gardens, park and outside of the Concha y Toro family summer residence towards the end of the 19th century; Wine tasting and a gift glass; Learn where the Concha y Toro wine comes from in the Variety Garden, a place with 26 vines of wine grapes. Visit the old Pirque vineyard. Panoramic view of the Maipo Valley;. Visit to the cellars of guard, among them, the centennial Casillero del Diablo, place that gave rise to the Legend of Wine.

Note: https://reserva.cyt.conchaytoro.cl/cytWP/

"Minors can take the tour accompanied by a person over 18, but are not authorized to participate in the tastings. The entry of children into the tasting room of the Marques de Casa Concha Tour is prohibited."

 Final price ( adults): 60 euros per person (lunch included)  

Final price  ( < 18 years): 24  euros 

Gala Dinner - El Mestizo

Restaurant " El Mestizo"

Adress: Bicentenario 4050, Vitacura, Región Metropolitana, 

The restaurant's design, with a roof supported on large boulders, makes the best of its setting, and the eclectic menu brings together some of the best of Chilean and Peruvian cuisine. 

price per person: 59 euros  

Santiago City Highlights Walking Tour

First time in Santiago? Enjoy a comprehensive introduction to the Chilean capital on this 4-hour sightseeing tour, including hotel pick-up. Admire architectural landmarks like La Moneda Palace and Santiago Cathedral; learn more about Chile?s history as you tour the city colonial center and shop for traditional handicrafts and souvenirs. 

Price: 10? person   

Conference Hotel


Venue Information

  • Universidad Diego Portales - Facultad de Economía y Empresa
    Santa Clara 797, Huechuraba, Santiago

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