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The goal of the conference is to bring together academics and policy makers to discuss the links between the recent crisis and financial globalization, broadly focusing on two main themes: 1) the two-way relationship between global imbalances and the crisis; 2) the impact of the crisis on the...
We invite submissions of papers on labor markets, job creation and labor market policies in developing countries. Contributions on Africa and/or by Africans are particularly welcome.
We welcome papers on International Economics, Macroeconomics and Finance that address issues of relevance for the economies of Latin America. Some topics of special interest are: • The 2007-9 Global Financial Crisis and its effects on emerging economies • Macroeconomic management of terms of...
This 9th annual Darden International Finance Conference seeks to address international issues concerning access to capital. In all types of economies, households and firms are at times constrained in their ability to attract outside capital. The conference will explore country- and...
Main Topics: - Expanding access to finance to small businesses and households - The way forward for Tawarruq (monetisation) transactions - Sukuk: equity or debt instruments? - Investment accounts versus deposit accounts - Derivatives, yet again - Interbank money market operations - Issues on...
The conference will give priority to papers that further understanding of the factors that contribute to greater entrepreneurship and formal sector participation, the role of entrepreneurship in promoting growth, and the impact of related policy reforms. The conference is also interested in...
The organisers particularly encourage submissions of papers in the following areas: - Organisation and governance of the risk management and portfolio management functions at central banks and sovereign wealth funds. - General equilibrium considerations for public investors in the design and...
This year, the keynote speakers and panel sessions will focus on the topic of “Causes and Consequences of Formality and Informality”. Papers dealing with developed countries and transitions economies are welcome if they prove to be relevant for the purpose of the conference and our...
Topics: - Sovereign wealth funds, hedge funds and private equity ¨ The effect of governmental and non-governmental institutions on public policy, financial markets, and business strategy ¨ Design and impact of capital market institutions and securities exchanges ¨ Institutional investing ¨...
The organisers particularly encourage submissions of papers in the following areas: 1) Theory and Techniques - Monte Carlo simulation techniques for modelling and simulating asset returns - Use of contingent claim analysis in balance sheet risk management - Innovations in portfolio optimization...
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