Call for Papers Invited for 2020 Summer Research Conference in Finance

Call for Papers Invited for 2020 Summer Research Conference in Finance

Organization Name: Indian School of Business (ISB)

Apply By: 10 Apr 2020

Location: Hyderabad, Telangana

Presentation Date: 13 Aug. 2020 - 14 Aug. 2020

Summer Research Conference 2020 in Finance

About ISB:

Indian School of Business (ISB) Hyderabad, http://www.isb.edu, is a self-contained 260-acre campus with character. The campus architecture embraces boulders and rock formations typical of Hyderabad, and merges them with trees, landscaping, greenery, and graceful buildings with state of art infrastructure.

About CAF:

CAF (Center for Analytical Finance) is a research centre in ISB dedicated to research in all areas of finance. CAF houses high quality data sets and world class researchers drawn from the top finance institutions. Please visit http://www.isb.edu/centre-for-analytical-finance for additional information on CAF.

Call for Papers:

The Centre for Analytical Finance at the Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad, India, invites submissions for their annual flagship Summer Research Conference in Finance. The conference will be held at ISB Hyderabad campus between August 13 and 14, 2020.

They invite papers from all areas of Finance. Both theoretical and empirical papers are welcome. Fresh papers or papers with new ideas, concepts, or methods will be preferred.

Paper Selection:

They aim to have about a dozen papers in this year's program. Presenters can expect quality discussants, an active audience, and many informal interactions with participants. Previous CAF programmes are at http://www.isb.edu/CAF

Organizing Committee:

  • Sumit Agarwal – Conference Co-Chair, Low Tuck Kwong Distinguished Professor of Finance at the Business School and a Professor of Economics and Real Estate, National University of Singapore
  • Amit Goyal - Conference Co-Chair, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Lausanne and Swiss Finance Institute
  • Prasanna Tantri - Conference Co-Chair, Faculty of Finance, Executive Director at the Centre for Analytical Finance, Indian School of Business


For presenters and discussants, they will provide a travel grant and cover local transfers, conference stay, and meals. We warmly welcome other conference participants. They will take care of your local hospitalities at ISB but hope that you can pay for your travel from your research budget or from sources such as CIBER.

Submitting Papers:

Please visit https://www.isb.edu/summer-research-conference-2020, go to the paper submission page, and upload the paper. Please also indicate whether you are willing to serve as a discussant.

The submission deadline is April 10, 2020. They aim to finalize the programme by May 20, 2020.

NSE Best Paper Award:

The National Stock Exchange sponsors the best paper award, which consists of cash prize of USD 5,000 and a certificate of merit. The best paper award committee is headed by the keynote speaker. The opinion expressed by audience through an audience poll will be considered by the committee.


Questions about the conference can be addressed to: financeconference20@isb.edu. To view the program schedule and the papers presented at the previous conferences, please visit the CAF website at www.isb.edu/CAF.

Deadline: April 10, 2020

Conference Dates: August 13 and 14, 2020

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