Welcome to the III World Finance Conference. The aim of Conference is to establish a high quality discussion forum in all finance subjects, for the academics, professional society and practitioners.The conference will provide the opportunity to present research work in the field of all finance areas. Papers on any topic related to finance will be considered. You are also invited to volunteer to participate as discussants, session chairs, reviewers and members of the program committee.As part of the conference, it will be organized a Doctoral Tutorial for PhD students.
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Franklin Allen is the Nippon Life Professor of Finance and Professor of Economics at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He has been on the faculty since 1980. He is currently Co-Director of the Wharton Financial Institutions Center. He was formerly Vice Dean and Director of Wharton Doctoral Programs and Executive Editor of the Review of Financial Studies, one of the leading academic finance journals. He is a past President of the American Finance Association, the Western Finance Association, the Society for Financial Studies, and the Financial Intermediation Research Society. He received his doctorate from Oxford University. Dr. Allen's main areas of interest are corporate finance, asset pricing, financial innovation, comparative financial systems, and financial crises. He is a co-author with Richard Brealey and Stewart Myers of the eighth through tenth editions of the textbook Principles of Corporate Finance.
All research papers that will be presented during the conference will be considered for possible publication by the: