ESA-announce Opening: Tenure Track, Assistant Professor, Experimental/Behavioral Finance/Econ

Posted on 2012/03/06. Filed under: 經濟, 綜合, 財務, 實驗 | 標籤:, , , , |

Radboud University Nijmegen, Department of Economics, The NetherlandsDetails:
Closing Date: March 23, 2012

We are currently searching for an Assistant Professor (tenure track) at the chair of Finance within the department of Economics. The Chair of Finance encourages fundamental, quantitative and theory-driven research from diverse perspectives, including, amongst others, individual decision-making under risk and uncertainty, experimental finance/econ, behavioural finance/econ, market microstructure, and neurofinance/econ (in cooperation with the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition, and Behavior).

For further details please refer to . Please do not hesitate to forward this posting to interesting candidates or to contact me directly: u.weitzel(at) (Utz Weitzel, Prof. of Finance,

Many thanks in advance!

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Posted on 2012/01/19. Filed under: 經濟, 綜合 | 標籤:, , , , |

Announcement and Call for Papers


The Association for Public Economic Theory (APET) is pleased to announce that it will hold its thirteenth international meeting at the Academia Sinica in Taipei, Taiwan from June 12 through June 14, 2012. A welcoming reception will be held on the evening of June 11th. As with previous PET conferences, papers in all aspects of public economics and related areas will be presented. Our keynote speakers will be:

*Steven Durlauf (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
*Françoise Forges (Université Paris-Dauphine)
*Eric Maskin (Institute of Advanced Study)

You can submit your paper at the address below until the submission deadline on March 1, 2012.

In addition to the welcome reception on June 11, a conference reception at the Grand Hotel on June 12, and a Gala dinner on June 13 at the Palace Museum, where we will have a short tour to look at the many treasures it contains. In the finest APET, tradition there will be ample food and drink at these events. We have also arranged a tour on June 15. Details will be available on the web page above as they become available. Please contact Kamhon Kan at if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you in Taipei.


PET12 Program Committee

(Please pass the message on to anyone you think might be interested.)

Special Announcement:

APET Workshop on Public-Private Partnerships
25th and 26th June 2012

The Association for Public Economic Theory and The School of Economics at theUniversity of Queensland are proud to sponsor a special APET workshop on public-private partnerships. Confirmed keynote speakers include Eduardo Engle (Yale University) and David Martimort (Paris School of Economics).

The workshop will be held on the 25th and 26th of June 2012 at the Tangalooma Island Resort, in Brisbane’s Moreton Bay, Australia. (

We invite theoretical contributions on the study of public-private partnerships. Topics include, but are not restricted to:

*Tender design
*Bundling of construction and operation
*Optimal allocation of risk
*Contract design
*Effects of renegotiation
*Incentives to innovate

A selection of the papers presented will be included in a special issue of the Journal of Public Economic Theory to be edited by David Martimort and Flavio Menezes. Papers for the special issue must pass the normal review process for the Journal.

Attendance is very limited. Workshop participants will have their accommodation paid by the organisers. If you have any questions please contact the organizers at email:
Paper submission

Submissions can be made by clicking the ‘New Submission’ link under Submission and Registration on the left or by click this link

Workshop participants should also consider submitting papers to the 2012 Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET) Conference taking place at the University of Queensland from the 30th of June to the 2nd of July 2012 ( and to the 2012 Econometric Society Australasian Meetings to take place at Deakin University in Melbourne from the 4th to the 6th of July 2012.

For updates of APET events, see

Myrna Wooders
Editor, Journal of Public Economic Theory
Fellow of the Econometric Society and Economic Theory Fellow
President, Association for Public Economic Theory
Professor of Economics, Vanderbilt University

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ESA-announce Announcement of FUR XV

Posted on 2011/12/24. Filed under: 綜合 | 標籤:, , , |

Announcement of FUR XV

Foundations and Applications of Utility, Risk and Decision Theory
Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia USA
June 30 – July 3, 2012

The Scientific Committee of FUR and the Local Organizing Committee from ExCEN and CEAR are delighted to announce that the FUR XV
International Conference on the Foundations and Applications of Utility, Risk and Decision Theory is being held at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia USA.

The conference begins on June 30 at 6 PM with a welcome reception at the Student Center and ends at 6 PM on July 3. The deadline for
submission of papers is March 30, 2012.

More information about FUR XV and the history of FUR conferences and the network is available at

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Call for Papers from iBusiness

Posted on 2011/12/21. Filed under: 管理, 經濟, 綜合, 財務 | 標籤:, , |

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ESA-announce Call for applications: RUBEN/CEAR workshop on the behavioural econometrics of risk, uncertainty and time preference

Posted on 2011/06/14. Filed under: 經濟 | 標籤:, , , |

The Research Unit in Behavioural Economics and Neuroeconomics (RUBEN) and the Center for the Economic Analysis of Risk (CEAR) are presenting a 5-day workshop at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, in January 2012. The workshop focusses on the behavioural econometrics of risk, uncertainty and time preference and will be led by Prof. Glenn Harrison. The training is intended for an interdisciplinary participant group and applications are welcomed from all individuals who study risk, uncertainty or time preference. Applicants must be registered postgraduate students, post-doctoral fellows or faculty members at African academic or research institutions. The deadline for applications is 15 July 2011. Please pass this on to anyone who may be interested.

For more information, consult the attached document.

All the best,
Andre Hofmeyr
School of Economics
Rm 4.41
School of Economics Building
University of Cape Town
Tel. 021-650-4362
Fax 021-650-2854

RUBEN:CEAR Workshop call_final.pdf

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International Conference in Venice – CALL FOR PAPERS

Posted on 2011/05/25. Filed under: 綜合, 財務 | 標籤:, , , |


C R E D I T 2011
Stability and Risk Control in Banking, Insurance and Financial Markets

Venice, Italy
29 – 30 September 2011

GRETA Associati (Venice, Italy) and Intesa Sanpaolo (Milan, Italy) are co-sponsors of a Conference to be held in Venice on September 29-30, 2011. The objective of the Conference is to bring together academics, practitioners and PhD students working in the area of risk management. The conference will provide an opportunity for participants engaged in research at the forefront of this area to discuss both the causes and implications of recent events in financial markets and may, in turn, suggest fruitful directions for future research. The Conference, organised under the auspices of the Department of Economics of the University Ca Foscari of Venice, ABI – Italian Banking Association and the European Investment Bank is the tenth of a series dedicated to various aspects of credit risk.

The organizers encourage submissions of papers on any topic within the overall theme of the conference and in the following areas in particular:

  • Systemic risk: How to measure it, how to limit it;
  • Banking and insurance: Capital requirements and risk management after the crisis;
  • Financial information: the role of ratings agencies, Pillar 3 (Basel III and Solvency II), stress testing.

The Scientific Committee for the Conference consists of:
Hayne E. Leland, University of California, Berkeley,Programme Chair
Viral Acharya, New York University
Monica Billio, University of Venice
Pierre Collin-Dufresne, Columbia University
Darrell Duffie, Stanford University
Christopher A. Hennessy, London Business School
Dwight Jaffee, University of California, Berkeley
Stephen Schaefer, London Business School
Ilya A. Strebulaev, Stanford University

The final program will include both submitted and invited papers. Keynote lectures include Peter M. DeMarzo (Stanford University) and Luigi Zingales (Chicago Booth). The Conference will also feature panel discussions on researchers’ and practitioners’ views of the major outstanding problems.


Those wishing to present a paper at the Conference should submit by May 31, 2011 to the address given below (preferably in electronic format). Please indicate to whom correspondence should be addressed. Decisions regarding acceptance will be made by June 30, 2011. The final version of accepted papers must be received by August 31, 2011.

Please send papers:
GRETA Associati
San Polo, 2605 – 30125 Venice, ITALY
Phone : +39 041 5238178 – Fax : +39 041 5286166
e-mail: credit


To register for the Conference you are requested to complete the registration form that will be soon available on our website (

Registration fees are:

Early registration Late registration
(within August 10th) (from August 11st on)

Academics: 250 Euro (+ VAT 20%) 300 Euro (+ VAT 20%)
Practitioners: 800 Euro (+ VAT 20%) 1000 Euro (+ VAT 20%)
PhD Students*: 80 Euro (+ VAT 20%) 130 Euro (+ VAT 20%)

For participants presenting a paper there are no fees.
*Students will have to provide valid proof of their student status.

The registration fees cover:
– Admission to all scientific sessions
– Lunches and coffee service during the meeting
– Conference package

The registration fees do not fully cover the conference dinner on Thursday, September 29 for which there is a charge of 80 Euro for each attending person (participants as well as accompanying persons).


May 31, 2011: Deadline for submission of papers
June 30, 2011: Decisions regarding acceptance
August 10, 2011: Deadline for early registration
August 31, 2011: Deadline for sending of complete version of accepted papers

For more detailed information (registration, accommodation and Conference venue), please refer to the Conference website:


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Conference on “Measuring and Predicting Risk from Financial High-Frequency Data"

Posted on 2010/09/16. Filed under: 管理, 經濟, 綜合, 財務 | 標籤:, , |

The Society for Financial Econometrics (SoFiE) in collaboration with The Center for Research in Econometric Analysis of Time Series (CREATES)
Co-organize a conference on

“Measuring and Predicting Risk from Financial High-Frequency Data"

15 October-16 October 2010
School of Economics and Management, Aarhus University

The conference aims to shed new light on the uses of high frequency financial data in improved risk measurement, management, and asset pricing, including ways in which to distill large intraday data bases into manageable information structures. Examples of studies that fall within the scope of the conference include, but are not limited to: realized volatility measures and their uses in characterizing the dynamic dependencies in asset returns; multivariate volatility measures and risk measurements; quantile and VaR predictions and extreme value extrapolations; high-frequency Monte Carlo and historical simulation techniques; risk and volatility model evaluation procedures.

Confirmed Invited Speakers:
Viral Acharya, New York University, Stern School of Business
Mikhail Chernov, London Business School
Nour Meddahi, Toulouse School of Economics
Per Mykland, University of Oxford

Program Committee:
Torben Andersen, Northwestern University
Robert F. Engle, New York University, Stern School of Business
Giampiero Gallo, University of Florence
Eric Ghysels, University of North Carolina
Niels Haldrup, Aarhus University, CREATES
Nikolaus Hautsch, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Asger Lunde, Aarhus University, CREATES

Local Organizing Committee:
Kim Christensen, Aarhus University, CREATES
Niels Haldrup, Aarhus University, CREATES
Asger Lunde, Aarhus University, CREATES

On behalf of the local organizing committee

Solveig Nygaard Sørensen
Center AdministratorDirect tel: +45 89 42 15 63
E-mail: sns
School of Economics and Management
Aarhus University

Building 1326
Bartholins Allé 10
8000 Aarhus C
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