Rising Scholars Call For Papers

Rising Scholars

Conference on the Future of Financial Stability

The Office of Financial Research (OFR) and the Review of Corporate Finance Studies (RCFS) invited submissions of high-quality theoretical and empirical papers from scholars who had recently obtained their PhD. The papers must have been focused on the future of financial stability in the context of new challenges arising from developments in fintech and shadow banking, as well as the implications of these issues for financial inclusion.

Consistent with the conference’s objective to center on rising scholars, all authors who submitted papers must have received their PhD within the last six years.

Possible subjects of interest for submitted papers include but are not limited to:

  • interactions between monetary policy, financial conditions, and the buildup of fragilities in financial markets;
  • connections between banks and shadow banks;
  • contagion from shadow banks to the banking system during stressful market conditions;
  • risk-taking in the shadow-banking and fintech sectors;
  • emergence of big tech in finance;
  • increased market concentration and its implications for financial stability;
  • fintech, financial inclusion, and financial stability;
  • geopolitical risks and their implications for market stability;
  • roles of regulation and transparency; and
  • financial stability’s implications for financial inclusion.

The conference aims to bring together rising scholars from the fields of finance and economics to discuss these issues from various points of view. Each paper will be assigned to a discussant. The symposium begins with a dinner on the evening of Thursday, May 2, 2024.

The conference anticipates refunding the travel expenses (economy class) and paying for accommodations of authors whose papers are accepted.