HSE PhD Seminar in Finance, April 4th, 2014, Moscow:Call for Papers
HSE PhD Seminar in Finance, April 4th, 2014, Moscow:
Call for Papers
In cooperation with EDHEC Business School (France), University of Basel (Switzerland) and the Higher School of Economics (Moscow) we are pleased to invite submissions to the following PhD seminar in Finance:
Financial Institutes, Markets and Corporate Strategies
The seminar is planned on April 4th 2014 (after the 15th April Conference on Economic and Social Development at the Higher School of Economics, Moscow). Contributions from all fields of finance are invited. Submissions that use emerging capital markets data and comparison with European and other developed capital markets are especially welcome.
The main objective of the seminar is to foster contacts and stimulate exchange between young scholars from Russia and other countries, as well as to introduce the Higher School of Economics to a new generation of highly qualified young researchers from around the world. Ten PhD students will be invited to give 20 minutes presentations, and will then receive detailed feedback from senior academics in the field. Travel expenses and accommodation will be provided for the selected students.
Proposals of between 800 and 1,200 words, giving a clear idea of the main thesis and methods, plus a short CV should be sent to Irina Ivashkovskayaand Alexander Karminsky for the Finance department address firstname.lastname@example.org no later than January 30th, 2014.
The final decision of the selection committee will be made by February 15th, 2014. Full papers of 7,000-9,000 words will then have to be submitted by March 15th, 2014.
The Selection Committee will consist of the following persons:
· Florencio López-de-Silanes (EDHEC Business School)
· Pascal Gantenbein (University of Basel)
· Antonio Fasano (University of Rome LUISS)
· Irina Ivashkovskaya (Higher School of Economics)
· Alexander Karminsky (Higher School of Economics)
· Andrei Vernikov (Higher School of Economics)
· Yury Dranev (Higher School of Economics)
· Sergey Stepanov (Higher School of Economics)
The Higher School of Economics is the leading academic institution in Russia in the fields of economics, management, sociology, business informatics, public policy and political science. In October 2009, HSE received the status of National Research University (see key facts and figures at http://hse.ru/lingua/en/figures/).
The yearly April HSE International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development is the most important academic event in Russia in the field of economics and social sciences, providing broad opportunities for researchers to discuss the economic and social trends in transitional and developing economies (see details about the HSE April Conference at http://conf.hse.ru/).