Research Symposium on Finance and Economics by IFMR Graduate School of Business at Krea University

Chennai : IFMR Graduate School of Business at Krea University will be conducting the third edition of their research symposium on Finance and Economics virtually on June 16 and 17, 2022. The Research Symposium aims to bring researchers, academicians, and practitioners in finance and economics from across the globe to present, discuss and deliberate upon emerging issues in finance and economics in the contemporary world. Over two days of talks and presentations, the Symposium seeks to unravel critical narratives in the field of Finance and Economics while presenting key leadership insights.

The speakers, at the research symposium include Prof Itay Goldstein, Joel S Ehrenkranz Family Professor of Finance and Professor of Economics, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, US; Prof. Raghvendra Rau, Sir Evelyn De Rothschild, Professor of Finance, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, UK; Prof Uday Rajan, David B. Hermelin Professor of Business Administration, Professor of Finance, Stephen M Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, US; Prof Campbell R Harvey, J Paul Sticht Professor of International Business and Professor of Finance, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, US; Prof Nishchit Prakash, Associate Professor of Economics University of Connecticut, US; Prof Ashima Goyal, Member of The Money Policy Committee at RBI and Emeritus Professor at IGIDR, India.

Leading up to the Symposium the call for papers saw a great response with 83 papers received from scholars spanning various countries including the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Australia, Belgium, China, Hong Kong, and many more. Research papers were called for various topics in the field of Finance and Economics, including Corporate Finance, Capital Structure and Dividend Policy, Corporate Governance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Financial Reporting and Regulations, Behavioural Finance, Computational Finance and Financial Econometrics, Asset Pricing, Financial Markets, Derivatives Trading and Pricing, Market Microstructure and Algorithmic Trading, Banking and Risk Management, Digital Finance, Financial Tech, AI, and Machine Learning

The Research Symposium will witness papers from academicians and scholars from Oxford Said Business School, University of Cambridge, Yale School of Management, Cornell University, The University of Queensland, Chukyo University, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad among many other prestigious global institutions.

Dr. Lakshmi Kumar, Dean IFMR GSB Krea University said, “The Research Symposium on Finance and Economics (RSFE) 2022 is IFMR GSBs contribution to the culmination of quality research from all over the world. It showcases contemporary pioneering thinkers/speakers, research that is cutting edge and brings together actionable intellectual debates. In its third edition the call for papers has been overwhelming, which just portrays the faith that researchers have in this Symposium.”

A pre-symposium workshop on ’Impact of Covid Pandemic on Firms’ Policies’ will also be conducted by two eminent academicians, Julian Kozlowski from Federal Reserve Bank, St Louis, and Dr Anand Goel from Stevens Institute of Technology on June 15, 2022.

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