2013 Global Finance Conference - Monterey Bay, CA, USA

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The 20th Annual

Global Finance Conference
Monterey Bay, CA, USA - May 20-22, 2013
Call for Papers/Proposals

The 20th Global Finance shall be hosted by Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS) May 20-22, 2013. Professor Sandra Dow is co-Chair and "Risk Management” is the theme. 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 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 2013 GFC e-Proceedings.

In loving memory of our beloved Professor Les Zambo, 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. One of the awards is dedicated to the doctoral student papers.


Asset Allocation/Country Funds/Hedge Funds/ETFs
Banking & Financial Services/Investment Banking
Country Risk/Debt Issues/Insurance/Reinsurance
Corporate Governance/Executive Compensation
Education/Curriculum/Distance learning
Entrepreneurship/Venture Capital
Emerging Markets & Privatization
Ethics/Social Responsibility/Legal Issue
Financial Accounting, Regulation & Taxation
Financial Crises: Causes, Impacts, Solutions

Financial Engineering & Derivatives
Financial Information Technology & Systems (FITS)
Foreign Currency Issue
Global Imbalances & Sustainability
Interest-Free Banking/Islamic Finance
Market Behavior Efficiency/Inefficiency
Multinational Financial Management
Risk Management – Extra Financial Risk
Working Capital & Treasury Management
Valuation/Pricing/EVA & MVA


KC. Chen
Ali Fatemi
Anthony Herbst
Sandra M. Dow
Manuchehr Shahrokhi

Cal State Univ - Fresno
DePaul University
Univ. of Texas - EL
Monterey Institute of International Studies
California Stat Univ.

Fresno, CA, USA
Chicago, IL, USA
El-Paso, TX, USA
Monterey, CA, USA
Fresno, CA, USA





Mohammad Ariff
Robert Balik
Giovanni Barone-Adesi
Rosita Change
Huifang Cheng
Kevin Daly
Krishnan Dandapani
Iraj Fooladi
Michael Frankel
Jack Glen
Ahmad Hosseini 
A. Can (John) Inci
Ricardo Leal
Jamshid Mehran
Guido Mantovani
Ehsan Nikbakht
Edgar Ortiz
James Owers
Ali Parhizgari
Sunil S. Poshakwale
Ghon Rhee
Yochanan Shachmurove
Adam Szyszka
Jacky So
Amine Tarazi
Gautam Vora
Yeomin Yoon
Monash University-AUSTRALIA
Western Michigan University
Institute of Finance, UNSI
University of Hawaii
Zhejiang Univ. of Technology-CHINA
University of Western Sydney-AUSTRALIA
Florida International University
Dalhousie University - CANADA
The World Bank
Gulf University- GUST-KUWAIT
Bryant University
COPEAD, Rio, Brazil
Indiana University
Ca' Foscari University, Venice, ITALY
Hofstra University-Long Island, NY
Georgia State University
Florida International University
Cranfield University - UK
University of Hawaii
City College - CUNY
Poznan Univ. Economics - POLAND
University of Macau - CHINA
LAPE, Université de Limoges, FRANCE
New Mexico State Univ.
Seton Hall University
  Manuchehr Shahrokhi, Ph.D.
Exec. Director, GFA-GFC & Craig Fellow Professor
The 2013 GFC Program co-Chair
California State University – Fresno, CA, USA 93740
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Sandra Dow, Ph.D.
Professor and the 2013 GFC Program co-Chair
Monterey Institute of International Studies
Monterey Bay, CA USA
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