2017 Global Finance Conference - Hempstead, NY, USA

2017 Global Finance Conference - Hempstead, NY, USA


The 24th Annual

Global Finance Conference
Hempstead, New York, USA - May 4-6, 2017
Call for Papers/Proposals

Hofstra University Frank G. Zarb School of Business

The Global Finance Association and the Frank G. Zarb School of Business at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York are pleased to announce the 24th Global Finance Conference. This Conference is jointly sponsored by the Zarb School Center for International Financial Services and Markets and the Hofstra University Wilbur F. Breslin Center.

Papers/proposals in these categories are solicited:

1. Competitive Papers: Complete paper submitted by deadline; considered for the Best Paper Awards.
2. Work-in-Progress: Abstract submitted by the deadline; paper is to be completed by Conference date.
3. Proposal for Panel, Workshop, Tutorial.
4. Doctoral Students Papers: One of the top awards is for this category.

Please submit your paper/proposal electronically via the Global Finance Conference website. The first page shall contain the title, track identification number (see conference topics below) and authors’ name, affiliation, address, e-mail, phone, and fax. The body of the paper shall not have any author identification and must begin with the paper title and abstract.

All entries will be refereed. Authors of accepted papers may submit a two-page detailed abstract for the 2017 GFC e-Proceedings. The top six (6) papers presented at the Conference would be awarded on a competitive basis and would be considered for publication in a Special Issue of the Global Finance Journal.

  1. Asset Allocation/Sovereign Funds/Hedge Funds/ETFs/SWFs
  2. Accounting/Auditing Issues and Taxation
  3. Banking & Financial Services/Investment Banking
  4. BRICS, MIST, MINT, NEXT 11, PIIGS, SANE and Emerging Markets
  5. Corporate Governance/Executive Compensation & Economic/Financial Inequality
  6. Cyber Security and Global Finance & Banking
  7. Derivatives/Financial Engineering
  8. Efficiency/Behavior/Valuation/Pricing
  9. E-Finance/ M-Finance/ Digital Money/ Bitcoin/ E-Learning/ Best Practices
  10. Entrepreneurship/Venture Capital
  11. Financial Markets Integration/Linkages/Segmentation
  12. Foreign Currency Issues – Monetary Economics
  13. Global Financial Crises, Imbalances, SRI, CSR
  14. Interest-Free - Islamic Finance/Banking
  15. IPOs/SEOs/Stock buybacks/Privatization
  16. Mergers and Acquisitions/Corporate and State SWFs
  17. Portfolio Flows and Foreign Direct Investment
  18. Risk/Debt Issues/Insurance/Reinsurance
  19. Real Estate Finance /REITs, International RE & Alternative Investments
  20. Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibilities, and Ethics

Manuchehr Shahrokhi
Ehsan Nikbakht
K.C. Chen
Ali Fatemi
Anthony Herbst

California State Univ-Fresno
Hofstra Univeristy
California State Univ - Fresno
DePaul University
University of Texas–El-Paso

Fresno, CA, USA
New York, NY, USA
Fresno, CA, USA
Chicago, IL, USA
El-Paso, TX, USA




Randy Anderson
Christian Andres
Ted Azarmi
Robert Campbell
Rosita Chang
Kevin Daly
Krishnan Dandapani
Iraj Fooladi
Michael Frenkel
Jack Glen
Rakesh Gupta
Can (John) Inci
Arvind Mahajan
Jennifer Miele
Vinh Nguyen
Ali M. Parhizgari
Sunil S. Poshakwale
Ghon Rhee
Igor P. Rivera
Yochanan Shachmurove
John Shutt
Andrew C. Spieler
Adam Szyszka
Amine Tarazi
Yiuman Tse
Gautam Vora
Nancy White
Dorota Witkowska
Harry Xia
Edward Zychowicz
Central Florida University - USA
University of Tübingen - GERMANY
Hofstra University - USA
University of Hawaii - USA
University of Western Sydney - AUSTRALIA
Florida International University - USA
Dalhousie University - CANADA
Griffith University - AUSTRALIA
Bryant University - USA
Texas A&M University - USA
California State University, Fresno, USA
California State University, Fresno, USA
Florida International University - USA
Cranfield University - UK
University of Hawaii - USA
City College – CUNY - USA
Leeds Beckett University - UK
Hofstra University - USA
Warsaw School of Economics - POLAND
Université de Limoges - FRANCE
University of Missouri - USA
University of New Mexico - USA
Hofstra University - USA
University of Lodz - POLAND
California State University - USA
Hofstra University - USA
Professor Ehsan Nikbakht
Frank G. Zarb School of Business
2017 GFC Program Chair
Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, USA
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