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Call For Papers
13th Annual Bank Research Conference, October 25-26, 2013
Jointly organized by the FDIC's Center for Financial Research and
Journal of Financial Services Research


The FDIC's Center for Financial Research and the JFSR invite submissions for the 131h Annual Fall Research Conference to be held in Arlington, Virginia on Friday October 25, and Saturday October 26, 2013. The program committee invites theoretical and empirical papers issues related to the performance and regulation of the financial sector including, but not limited to:

  • Deposit insurance, regulation, risk measurement and banking sector performance
  • Asset bubbles, systemic risk and financial system resilience
  • Current issues and future developments in mortgage finance
  • Income distribution and risk issues associated with long-term zero interest rate policies
  • Assessing Dodd-Frank regulatory reforms
  • Measuring the social costs and benefits of capital and liquidity regulationss
  • Is there an optimal size for the financial sector? For individual institutions?
  • New trends in financial products, services and technology
  • Industry trends in competition and market structure
  • Corporate governance, compensations practices and risk taking incentives
  • Assessing the social value of rating agencies, securitization, and credit derivatives
  • Have new regulations impacted the cost and availability of corporate and consumer credit?

The 13th Annual FDIC-JFSR conference will provide a forum to discuss these issues.

Expenses for travel and lodging will be reimbursed for paper presenters. Papers must be received by July 31, 2013. Authors will be notified about the status of their papers by September 15, 2013. Please submit papers as "pdf" attachments to an email sent to CFR@fdic.gov. Please name the file: "YourLastName.pdf."

For additional information, please contact the conference organizers: Jack Reidhill (202) 898-7371 jreidhill@fdic.gov or Haluk Unal (301) 4052256 hunal@rhsmith.umd.edu.



Last Updated 7/23/2013 cfr@fdic.gov