2015 Global Finance Conference - Hangzhou, China

2015 Global Finance Conference - Hangzhou, China


The 22nd Annual

Global Finance Conference
Hangzhou, China - April 24-26, 2015
Call for Papers/Proposals
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: February 15, 2015

Zhejiang University of Technology

Keynote Speaker: Edward C. Prescott; W. P. Carey Chair in Economics & Regents’ Professor; 2004 Nobel Laureate in Economics
The 22nd Global Finance Conference shall be hosted by Zhejiang University of Technology (ZUT), Hangzhou, China, April 24-26, 2015. Professor Huifang Cheng, of ZUT shall serve as the GFC 2015 Program co-Chair. China in the Future of Global Finance & Global Economy is the theme of the Conference.

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 or proposal electronically via the 2015 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 through a double-blind review process. Authors of accepted papers may submit a two-page detailed abstract for the 2015 GFC e-Proceedings.

The top six (6) papers presented at the Conference will be awarded on a competitive basis and will be considered for publication in a Special Issue of the Global Finance Journal. One of the awards is dedicated to the doctoral student papers.


Asset Allocation//Hedge Funds/ETFs/SWFs
Banking & Financial Services/Investment Banking
Country Risk/Debt Issues/Insurance/Reinsurance
Crony Capitalism, Implications and Impacts
Corporate Governance/Executive Compensation
Derivatives/Financial Engineering
E-Business/E-Finance/M-Finance/Social Media
E-Learning-Education – Best Practices
Entrepreneurship/Venture Capital
Emerging Markets
Ethics/Legal/Regulatory and Taxation Issues
Family Businesses: International Players

Financial Crises and bubbles: Causes/Impact/Solutions
Financial Markets integration/Linkages/Segmentation
Foreign Currency Issues
Global Imbalances & Sustainability
Interest-Free Banking/Islamic Finance/Banking
IPOs/SEOS/Stock buybacks/Privatization
Market Behavior Efficiency/Inefficiency
Mergers and Acquisitions/Corporate and State SWFs
Portfolio Flows and Foreign Direct Investment
Sustainable Finance/SRI/CSR


Manuchehr Shahrokhi
Huifang Cheng
K.C. Chen
Ali Fatemi
Anthony Herbst

California State Univ-Fresno
Zhejiang University of Technology
California State Univ - Fresno
DePaul University
University of Texas–El-Paso

Fresno, CA, USA
Hangzhou, China
Fresno, CA, USA
Chicago, IL, USA
El-Paso, TX, USA




Mohammad Ariff
Chakraborty (Chuck) Atreya
Ted Azami
Robert Balik
Narjess Boubakri
Rosita Chang
Kevin Daly
Krishnan Dandapani
Sadok El Ghoul
Iraj Fooladi
Michael Frankel
Fuhao, Deputy Director
Jack Glen
Omrane Guedhami
A. Can (John) Inci
Ricardo Leal
Li XIndan
Liu HongZhong
Arvind Mahajan
Ilhan Meric
Ehsan Nikbakht
Edgar Ortiz
James Owers
Maria Pacurar
Ali M. Parhizgari
Pei Changhong
Sunil S. Poshakwale
Ghon Rhee
Igor P. Rivera
Yochanan Shachmurove
John Shutt
Adam Szyszka
Jacky So
Amine Tarazi
Yiuman Tse
Gautam Vora 
Dorota Witkowska
Shao Yu
Bond University/University Putra MALAYSIA
University of Massachussetts, Boston, USA
University of Tübingen - GERMANY
Western Michigan University
American University of Sharjah, UAE
University of Hawaii
University of Western Sydney AUSTRALIA
Florida International University
University of Alberta, CANADA
Dalhousie University - CANADA
Shanghai Stock Exchange, CHINA
The World Bank
University of South Carolina
Bryant University
NanJing University, China
Fudan University, China
Texas A&M University, USA
Rider University, New Jersey, USA
Hofstra University-Long Island, NY
Georgia State University
Dalhousie University - CANANDA
Florida International University
Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, CHINA
Cranfield University - UK
University of Hawaii
ITESM – Mexico City - MEXICO
City College – CUNY, New York City
Leeds Beckett University, UK
Warsaw School of Economics - POLAND
University of Macau - CHINA
LAPE, Université de Limoges, FRANCE
University of Missouri, USA
University of New Mexico
University of Lodz, POLAND
Orient Securities Co. LTD, Shanghai, China
  Manuchehr Shahrokhi, Ph.D.
Exec. Director, GFA-GFC & Craig Fellow Professor
The 2015 GFC Program co-Chair
California State University – Fresno, CA, USA
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Huifang Cheng, Ph.D.
Professor/Dean/2015 GFC Program co-Chair
Zhejiang University of Technology
Hangzhou, China
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2015 Global Finance Conference - Zhejiang University of Technology