Weekly Announcements – August 15, 2016

Announcing 2016 Financial Institutions, Regulation & Corporate Governance (FIRCG) Conference Online Proceedings on SSRN

In cooperation with University of Melbourne, the Financial Economics Network (FEN) is pleased to announce the 2016 Financial Institutions, Regulation & Corporate Governance (FIRCG) Conference. The proceedings are available to all users at no charge and contain abstracts of publicly available papers presented at the conference with links to the full text in the SSRN eLibrary.

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The University of Melbourne’s Financial Institutions, Regulation and Corporate Governance (FIRCG) research group held its inaugural two day conference titled “Bitcoins, hedge funds and tennis balls” on 22-23 January 2016 at Melbourne Business School. The conference – which was a result of the close collaboration between Melbourne Business School and the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Melbourne – aimed to discuss issues that affect financial institutions, corporate governance and risk management. These issues are increasingly global in nature, making the ability to connect and collaborate internationally increasingly important, especially for a nation like Australia, whose economy is one of the most open in the world and highly sensitive to economic changes elsewhere.

View Papers: http://www.ssrn.com/link/2016-FIRCG.html

Conference URL: http://mbs.edu/fircg

 

Stanford University Joins ERN Public Policy Centers Research Papers

We are pleased to announce Stanford-Zurich Immigration Policy Lab at Stanford University has started an ERN Public Policy Centers Research Papers series within the Economics Research Network (ERN).
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STANFORD-ZURICH IMMIGRATION POLICY LAB WORKING PAPER SERIES

View Papers: http://www.ssrn.com/link/Stanford-Zurich-PUB.html

The Immigration Policy Lab (IPL) assesses and proposes policies and programs focused on the integration of immigrants and refugees to host countries throughout the world. Its research program is premised on the observation that we know very little about whether policies currently in place achieve their stated goals and actually foster the integration of immigrants into the host societies. IPL researchers rely on techniques that leverage experimental and quasi-experimental methods (such as micro-level randomized field experiments and natural experiments) with common study protocols to quantify the social and economic returns to immigration policies. With branches at Stanford University and the University of Zurich, IPL has affiliated faculty at Berkeley, Dartmouth, London School of Economics, Princeton and Uppsala. The IPL is committed to systematic evaluations of policies that meet high scientific standards yet also inform the policy-making community.

 

Announcing 28th Australasian Finance & Banking Conference 2015 eJournal

In cooperation with the Institute of Global Finance and the School of Banking and Finance at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), the Financial Economics Network (FEN) is pleased to announce the 28th Australasian Finance & Banking Conference 2015 eJournal. This eJournal is available to all subscribers at no charge and contains abstracts of the meeting papers with links to the full text in the SSRN eLibrary.

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ISBN: 978-0-9873127-7-8

The Australasian Finance and Banking Conference is an annual event organized by the Institute of Global Finance and the School of Banking and Finance at the Australian School of Business, (UNSW). The event aims to promote discussion and interaction among researchers, academics, and practitioners interested in finance and banking fields, and draws a large crowd of both international and Australian participants to Sydney every December. The conference runs over three days and includes plenary sessions with distinguished keynote speakers, break-out sessions, social events, a Business Forum with participation of eminent business leaders and policy makers, a one day PhD Forum that attracts papers for presentations from amongst the best business schools around the world, and other initiatives such as the Networking Women in Finance session that discusses gender initiatives in the field. There are a number of prizes for best papers in different fields associated with this conference, including a BlackRock prize of $10,000 for the best paper in Mutual Funds and/or Capital Markets. This eJournal provides a data warehouse for all abstracts and papers presented at the Annual Conference. Abstracts of the papers will also be distributed in subject-specific eJournals within FEN and, where appropriate, in the eJournals of our sister networks.

ISBN: 978-0-9873127-6-1

View Papers: http://www.ssrn.com/link/28th-Australasian-2015.html

Subscribe: http://hq.ssrn.com/jourInvite.cfm?link=28th-Australasian-2015

Conference URL: http://www.banking.unsw.edu.au/afbc

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