2016 Finance Conference:
Hosted by the Tunisian Society for Financial Studies in partnerships with IHET Tunis & IHE Paris
Venue: Tunisia Date: 08–10 December 2016
Guest of Honor: Professor James E.(Jim) Owers, Harvard University and Georgia State University
Keynote Speakers: Professor William L. Megginson, The University of Oklahoma Professor Lal C. Chugh, University of Massachusetts Boston, and Harvard University John Paul Rollert, University of Chicago Booth School of Business and leadership at the Harvard Extension School Professor Bruno Sergio Sergi, University of Messina, Italy
The Fourth Annual Conference will be held at Tunisia, December 8–10, December 2016. The conference features theoretical and empirical research related to all the major fields of financial research.
Examples of topics appropriate to the conference include:
+Macroeconomic Aspects of Finance
+General Financial Markets
+Options and Futures
+Corporate Finance and Governance
+Money and Banking
+Markets and Institutions of Emerging Markets
+Applied Financial Econometrics
+Financial Risk Analysis
+Risk Hedging Techniques
+Islamic Banking and Finance
+Corporate and behavioural governance
+Mathematical & Computational Modelling
+Management Research Methods & Managerial Economics
+Production & Operations Management
+Information Technology Management
Details about submissions are included below.
The TSFS 2016 Excecutive Committe Conference
Chair Professor Slaheddine Hellara, President of TSFS and IHE Group
Program Chair: Houssem Bouzgarrou, Sousse University
Tarek Chebbi, Sousse University
Angela Maddaloni , Principal Economist Financial Research Division, European Central Bank
Bruno Sergi, University of Messina, Italy
Boualem Djehiche, The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden
Fouad Ben Abdelaziz, Rouen Business School, France
Foued Chihi, Québec University, Canada
Gordon Phillips, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California, USA
Jacinto Marabel Romo, University of Alcala de Henares and BBVA, Spain
Jay R. Ritter, University of Florida, USA
Jean-Pierre Mathieu, Paris 13 University, France
Jimmy Skoglund, SAS Institute Inc., North Carolina, USA
Patrick Navatte, Rennes 1 University, France
Sabri Boubaker, Champagne School of Management, France
Sascha Steffen , ESMT European School of Management and Technology, Germany
Slaheddine Hellara, University of Tunis, Tunisia
Steven Ongena, University of Zurich, Switzerland & Bangor University, UK
Mouna Mrad, Sousse University
Narjess Skhiri, Sousse University
Sihem Mansour, Sousse University
The program includes traditional research paper presentations, whose purpose is to present new research. Please do not submit a paper that has been accepted for a publication in a journal or is close to being accepted.
Criteria used to select papers for the program include the nature of the research problem, implications of the proposed research, the quality of the research design, and the expected contribution of the research to the literature.
Only electronic submissions will be accepted.
In order to submit a paper for the FourthTSFS Conference, please use the following pages.
In addition to the regular academic sessions, the conference organisers are pleased to announce the TSFS Roundtable. The goals of this Roundtable are to enhance the exchange of ideas between academicians, practitioners and policy-makers, to provide a forum for discussion and critical analysis of the major financial issues.
Further information may be found at the TSFS Roundtable page.
Deadline for submission of PhD abstracts : 10 October 2016
Deadline for submission of conference papers: 15 October 2016
Notification of Acceptance: 20 October 2016 Conference Dates: 08–10 December 2016
Selected papers at this conference meeting the highest quality will be published in special issues of International Journal of Monetary Economics and Finance, International Journal of Trade and Global Markets and The International Journal of Economic Policy in Emerging Economies.
Papers submitted for the special issues will undergo the normal journal reviewing process.