An academic organization devoted to promote modern finance and to enhance the communication between academics and practitioners.


Tunisian Society for Financial studies (TSFS), and on its behalf Professor Slaheddine Hellara (IHE Founding) as chairman of the Scientific Committee, is pleased to host the first TSFS Finance Conference, which will be held at Sousse, Tunisia from December 12–13, 2014. The Conference gives researchers the opportunaity to present their research work and exchange ideas.

The 2014 Finance Conference will organize a Tutorial for PhD students. The Doctoral Tutorial will be chaired by renamed group of top finance professors.

We hope that you find this conference rewarding and look forward to seeing you in Sousse.

TSFS Executive Committee


We are delighted to announce:

Keynote Speaker 

In Lands of Foreign Currency Credit, Bank Lending Channels Run Through?


Professor Steven Ongena 

University of Zurich, Switzerland & Bangor University, UK

Selected Publications 

Professor Boualem Djehiche
The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden

Product Development and Financial Engineering in Islamic Finance

Professor Kabir Hassan

University of New Orleans, USA

Systemic Risk and Bank Executive Pay

Professor Robert (Bob) DeYoung
University of Kansas School of Business, USA

Selected Publications


Publication Opportunities 

Selected papers at this conference meeting the highest quality will be published in a special issue of International Journal of Monetary Economics and Finance, International Journal of Banking, Accounting and Finance and International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management, Studies in Economics and Finance.


Papers submitted for this special issue will undergo the normal journal reviewing process. 

Tutorial for PhD students

In conjunction with the 2014 Finance Conference, we will organize a Tutorial for PhD students.

The Doctoral Tutorial will be chaired by:

Professor Philip Molyneux
The College of Business, Law, Education and Social Sciences at Bangor University, UK

Selected Publications

Important Dates: 

 Submission deadline: 10 0ctober 2014

 Notification of Acceptance: 20 0ctober 2014

 Conference Dates12–13 December 2014 
Tunisian Society for Financial Studies