Financial Research Workshop 2016

Call for Papers

Financial Research Workshop 2016, IIM Calcutta

November 18-19, 2016, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

The Financial Research and Trading Laboratory (in short, Finance Lab) of Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) will conduct a two-day Financial Research Workshop during November 18-19 of 2016.

BACKGROUND: In 2012, the Finance Lab at IIM Calcutta launched an intensive research workshop in Finance. The workshop is designed to support and encourage high quality research in finance by IIM Calcutta. The workshop brings together reputed academics from all over the world and provide a platform to present and discuss research in various areas of finance. The workshop is a vehicle for presentation of work in progress. The Financial Research workshop is organized in every two year. This year’s workshop will be held during 18-19 November, 2016.

Those attending the workshop will get an opportunity to present their scholarly work and interact with the eminent scholars and the brightest minds in the field. Academics, including faculty, research scholars, and doctoral students, can benefit from attending this conference.

SUBMISSION DETAILS: Six unpublished research papers that relate to contemporary issues in the broad areas of corporate finance, financial markets and corporate governance will be accepted for presentation at this workshop. Only full paper submissions will be accepted. All submissions will be subject to rigorous review process and will be assigned a discussant. Complete papers (no abstracts) sent by 30 September 2016 will be accepted for review. All submissions (in PDF or word format) should be sent to

FINANCIAL SUPPORT: Paper presenters will receive travel support of up to USD 1500 (or equivalent) plus board and lodging at IIM Calcutta. Discussants will get domestic economy class airfare up to INR 25,000/- plus board and lodging at IIM Calcutta

REGISTRATION: Those who wish to attend the workshop will be required to pay INR 2000/-. Accommodation may be provided at concessional rate, subject to availability.

Event is now full, Registration is closed.

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