European Financial Management Symposium 2017
Finance and Real Economy
April 7-9, 2017
Xiamen University, China

"Finance and Factories"
Warren Bailey, Cornell University

"International asset allocation and financial crises".
Bruno Solnik, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

“The Investment CAPM”
Lu Zhang, Ohio State University

About Xiamen and Xiamen University:

Located in Southeast China with convenient direct flights to many major cities in Asia. Xiamen is famous for its resort like atmosphere and has a reputation as the cleanest and most livable Chinese city. Interesting places near Xiamen include the UNESCO World Heritage Hakka Earth Buildings, Gulangyu (Piano Island) and Wuyi Mountain.
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The economics and finance disciplines in Xiamen University were first established in 1921 and have a long tradition of excellence in teaching and research. Department of Finance at School of Economics, Xiamen University, has experienced a glorious history and become one of top programs in Mainland China. In 2005, the Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE) was founded, as a recent effort by Xiamen University to build a first class modern economics and finance research institute and to facilitate international research and academic exchanges.
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Panelists: TBA



Objective: The Symposium will focus on finance and real economy issues. Topics suitable for the Symposium include, but are not limited to, the following: Financial Cycle and Real Business Cycle, Effect of Financial Development on Growth, Productivity and Innovation, Associations between Financial, Property and Labor Markets, Real effects of Financial Shocks and Policy Interventions on Corporate Decisions, Financial Engineering, Credit Spreads and Real Activity, Financial Liberalization, Innovation and Real Activity, More Securitization, Shadow Banking and Economic Activity, Trade and Investment under Global Financial Market Uncertainty, Real and Financial Impacts of Longevity Risk, Impacts of Fintech on Finance and Real Economy, among others.

Publication: All papers accepted for the symposium are eligible to be considered for publication in the EUROPEAN FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT in a special issue devoted to the symposium. If you wish your paper to be considered for publication in the EFM, please indicate so in your cover letter. Papers will be reviewed for the EFM upon receipt using its normal criteria. Note that the acceptance of a paper to the Symposium is not a guarantee of publication by the EFM. All papers will go through the journal’s standard blind review process.

Electronic Submission: Authors are invited to submit theoretical and empirical research papers electronically (in PDF format) via the EFMA website where further information about the symposium is available. The first page of the paper should contain the title, name of the author(s), address, telephone, fax numbers and E-mail addresses. All submitted papers must include an abstract of 100 words explaining the contribution of the paper. All Symposium authors will be considered to serve as session chairs and/or discussants.

Deadline: The deadline for submissions is January 15, 2017. Authors will be notified by January 30, 2017.

Correspondence: Address all correspondence to:
Yinggang Zhou, Department of Finance at School of Economics, and
Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE),
Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005, China.

Conference Organizers: Professors Warren Bailey, Yinggang Zhou and John A. Doukas

Program Committee:

Ramin Baghai,Stockholm School of Economics
Warren Bailey, Cornell University
Murillo Campello, Cornell University
Pierre Collin-Dufresne ,Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Zhi Da ,University of Norte Dame
Lily Fang , INSEAD
Ye Guo, Xiamen University
Nandini Gupta, Indiana University
Jun-koo Kang, Nanyang Technological University
Hyunseob Kim, Cornell University
Bing Liang, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Kewei Hou, Ohio State University
Christian Lundblad, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Pedro Matos, University of Virginia
Philippe Mueller, London School of Economics and Political Science
Lilian Ng ,York University
Steven Ongena, University of Zurich
Jun Pan , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Loriana Pelizzon, Goethe University Frankfurt
Ghon Rhee, University of Hawaii
Dragon Tang ,University of Hong Kong
Junbo Wang, City University of Hong Kong
Shouyang Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Chongfeng Wu, Shanghai Jiaotong University
Liyan Yang, University of Toronto
Xiaoguang Yang , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Yong Zeng, University of Electronic Science and Technology Of China
Chu Zhang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Wei Zhang, Tianjin University
Xiaoyan Zhang, Purdue University
Yinggang Zhou, Xiamen University