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YFS 2017 : Young Finance Scholars Conference


When Jun 12, 2017 - Jun 13, 2017
Where University of Sussex UK
Submission Deadline May 1, 2017
Notification Due May 12, 2017
Categories    finance   commodity   environmental markets

Call For Papers

The School of Business, Management and Economics at the University of Sussex is pleased to announce the 4th Young Finance Scholars’ Conference. The main theme for this year’s event is Commodity and Environmental Markets and it is associated with a special issue of The Journal of Commodity Markets.
The conference provides an opportunity for PhD students, post-doctoral researchers and other young finance scholars to share their research, discuss and debate on their methodologies and approaches, network with their peers and receive expert comments and advice from leading researchers, including editors of some key journals in the field. Conference submissions are encouraged by young scholars working in all areas of: Asset Pricing; Banking; Corporate Finance; Corporate Governance; Risk and Portfolio Management; Trading; Quantitative Finance. Awards will be presented to the best paper in each stream.
This year’s format will have the usual parallel sessions on different areas of finance research, but now spread over two days and interspersed with special sessions: ‘Ask the Editor’ Panel Discussion, Practitioner Round Tables and keynote talks on the main theme of the conference.

Key Dates:
Deadline for submission of a paper or poster to the conference is 1st May 2017.
Scholars will be notified of acceptance by 12th May 2017.
Early-Bird Registration deadline is 22nd May 2017.

Papers/posters submission and registration procedure:
Papers in PDF or (in the case of a poster presentation) a detailed outline of research in progress, should be emailed to Dr. Nikolaos Karouzakis at with the subject heading YFC_2017. The registration fee is £50 (increasing to £75 after 22nd May). This includes lunch but there is an additional cost of £40 for the conference dinner. Attending without a poster or presentation is also possible at the same rates. Places are limited and we encourage you to sign up soon.

Conference links:
Young Finance Scholars' Conference –
Registration –

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