CALL FOR PAPERS: SIRE Conference on “Finance and Commodities" (St Andrews, 13-14 July)
CALL FOR PAPERS
SIRE Conference on "Finance and Commodities"
to be held at Parliament Hall, University of St Andrews, Scotland, on 13th and 14th July 2013
Christian Ewald and Roderick McCrorie, organizers
The aim of this conference is to bring together leading experts in the field of Finance, with reference in particular to the economic and financial modelling of commodities and natural resources. Particular emphasis will be given to real option models, the microstructure of commodity and related markets, the sustainability of natural resources, and the econometric analysis and mathematical modelling of commodities and their derivatives.
Confirmed plenary speakers include:
Eduardo Schwartz (http://www.anderson.ucla.edu/faculty/finance/faculty/schwartz; UCLA Anderson School of Management)
Alexander Eydeland (http://www.linkedin.com/pub/alexander-eydeland/6/468/3a6; Morgan Stanley)
Helyette Geman (http://www.helyettegeman.com/; Birkbeck, University of London and John Hopkins University)
Andrew Lyasoff (http://smgapps.bu.edu/mgmt_new/Profiles/LyasoffAndrew.html; Boston University School of Management)
Ronnie Sircar (http://www.princeton.edu/~sircar/; Operations Research and Financial Engineering Department, Princeton)
In addition to the plenary talks there will be contributed talks and two poster sessions. We invite submission of papers in the general area of the conference. Preference will be given to papers that are well developed yet can still benefit from group discussion. Submission from early-career researchers is encouraged. The deadline for submissions is 31st May 2013 and we will notify only those who are chosen as presenters. Please specify whether you wish your paper to be considered as a contributed talk, for a poster session, or for both.
Abstracts or full papers should be sent to:
The conference is financially supported by the Scottish Instititute for Research in Economics (http://www.sire.ac.uk/), the Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow (http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/business/) and the School of Economics and Finance, University of St Andrews (http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/~wwwecon/). The conference fee is 220 GBP and includes two nights of en-suite accommodation in Agnes Blackadder Hall, St Andrews, and the conference dinner. (Registration details to be announced.)
For further information please contact:
Professor Christian-Oliver Ewald
Director, Centre for Economic and Financial Studies
Adam Smith Business School – Economics
University of Glasgow
Professor Rod McCrorie
Head of the School of Economics and Finance
University of St Andrews
The conference wesbite is here: http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/economics/news/2013%2005%2014%20SIRE%20Conference%20on%20Finance%20and%20Commodities.html