Call For Papers
1st Conference on Behavioral Research in Finance, Governance, and Accounting
7 Oct 2019 – 8 Oct 2019, Castle Rauischholzhausen, near Marburg, Germany
The research section “Behavioral and Social Finance & Accounting” at Justus Liebig University Giessen (JLU) announces the 1st Conference on Behavioral Research in Finance, Governance, and Accounting scheduled for October 7th – 8th at Castle Rauischholzhausen, Germany.
This conference is an initiative of the research section “Behavioral and Social Finance & Accounting“ at the Giessen Graduate Centre for Social Sciences, Business, Economics and Law. The aim of the conference is to discuss research at an advanced stage in a very participative environment. The theme of the workshop is finance, governance, and accounting from a behavioral perspective.
To achieve the objective of lively interaction there will not be parallel sessions and presenters will have time enough for questions, discussions and comments from the audience. The conference is organised to hold 15 paper approximately in a day and a half format.
RELEVANT DATES IN 2019:
April 30th: Deadline for paper submissions
May 31st: Accepted papers notification
October 7th and 8th: Conference
CONFERENCE VENUE AND DIRECTION: The conference will be held at the Castle Rauischholzhausen, near Marburg, Germany
LOGISTICS: The conference fee of EUR 30 will cover the cost for meals (coffee breaks, lunch and workshop dinner). Accommodation may be arranged by the organisers but has to be paid by the participant.
MORE INFORMATION: www.uni-giessen.de/fbz/zentren/ggs/forschung/sektionen/bsfa/Conf
Finance Research Graz Data Services
Das Institut für Banken und Finanzierung der Universität Graz stellt seit Kurzem die Datenbank „Finance Research Graz Data Services“ (FiRe Graz DS) für Forschungszwecke kostenlos zur Verfügung. Die Datenbank, die in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Lehrstuhl für ABWL und Finanzierung der Universität Mannheim entstand, enthält für alle Aktien und ETFs, die über Xetra an der Wiener Börse im kontinuierlichen Handel gehandelt werden, eine Vielzahl von täglichen Maßen zu Marktliquidität und -qualität. Diese Maße wurden auf Basis von Intratagesdaten (Trade- und Quote-Daten) der Wiener Börse AG errechnet und umfassen aktuell den Zeitraum November 1999 bis Februar 2018. Um Zugang zur Datenbank zu erhalten, muss eine Verpflichtungserklärung unterfertigt werden.
Details zur Datenbank FiRe Graz DS inkl. Beispieldatensatz, Technical Document und Verpflichtungserklärung finden sich unter
The St.Gallen Institute of Management in Asia of the University of St.Gallen seeks to hire for its Singapore Office a
Post-doctoral Researcher in Private Equity
per April 1, 2019 or mutual agreement.
This position is targeted towards applicants, who have a keen interest to pursue research activities in the fields of Private Equity and Impact Investing. Successful candidates have completed or are about to complete a PhD program in Management or Finance and aim to pursue an academic-oriented career.
Perfect English language skills are mandatory for this position. Professional work experience in the private equity industry as well as teaching experiences are ben-eficial.
This position is offered for a period of 24 months and is based in Singapore.
• Join a dedicated and entrepreneurial team in order to further develop the University’s presence in Asia
• Support the existing research activities of the institute in the area of private equity
• Contribute with your own ideas to research initiatives in the emerging field of Private Equity Impact Investing
• Interact with corporate partners and manage projects accordingly
• Teaching opportunities are given
The University of St.Gallen focuses on Asia-related academic activities at the St.Gallen Institute of Management in Asia (SGI-HSG) in the historical heart of Sin-gapore. Further information regarding the Institute’s recent activities can be found at: www.singapore.unisg.ch
At the Department of Economics of the University of St.Gallen a new
ASSISTANT/Ph.D. POSITION in FINANCIAL ECONOMETRICS
will be filled starting at the earliest day possible.
The position is part of the Chair of Financial Econometrics held by Prof. Dr. Matthias Fengler. The candidates for this position are expected to start a Ph.D. in Economics and Finance (PEF) at the University of St.Gallen (http://www.pef.unisg.ch). The position will start as 55% position and can be increased to 75% later on.
The position is part of the research team in Financial Econometrics at the Faculty of Mathematics and Statistics of the University of St.Gallen (http://www.mathstat.unisg.ch). Therefore a strong interest in theoretical and empirical topics of Finance and Economics as well as a strong background in quantitative methods are expected (see also Prof. M. Fengler’s website https://mathstat.unisg.ch/en/chairs/financialeconometrics/).
- Master degree in Economics and Finance; or Mathematics and Statistics (good background knowledge in Econometrics and Finance is essential).
- Willingness to write a Ph.D. in Economics and Finance at the University of St.Gallen (http://www.pef.unisg.ch).
- Strong willingness to apply quantitative methods in Finance and Economics.
- Strong interest in Financial Statistics and Econometrics.
- Interest in BigData applications.
The application package must contain:
- Motivation letter
- Complete Curriculum vitae
- Two recommendation letters
CALL FOR PAPERS
Fintech adoption and economic behavior: where do we stand?
April 1-2, 2019, EM Strasbourg Business School, University of Strasbourg
Organized by LaRGE research center (University of Strasbourg), the workshop organizers invite researchers to submit papers covering management (Finance, Entrepreneurship, Information System) and economic implications regarding Fintech adoption and/or users behavior.
Possible topics include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following:
• Digital Financing / Crowdfunding / Crowdlending
• Digital Investment / Digital Financial Advice / Digital Payment
• Fintech adoption and users’ behaviors
• Acceptance, adoption and post-adoption of Fintech technologies
Academic keynote speaker: Pr.Dr. Lars HORNUF, University of Bremen
Professional keynote speaker: Adina GRIGORIU, Actuary, Co-founder & CEO of Active Asset Allocation, Paris
Organization committee (University of Strasbourg):
Maxime Merli (Professor of Finance), Jessie Pallud (Professor of Information System), Patrick Roger (Professor of Finance), Laurent Weill (Professor of Economics)
Marie-Hélène Broihanne (LaRGE Research Center), Anaïs Hamelin (LaRGE Research Center), Maxime Merli (LaRGE Research Center), Patrick Roger (LaRGE Research Center), Jessie Pallud (Humanis), Daria Plotkina (Humanis), Laurent Weill (LaRGE Research Center)