CfP Deadline Date:
March 1st, 2020
June 5th, 2020 will be rescheduled, dates t.b.a.
Cass Business School, London, England
Thorsten Beck (Cass Business School, CEPR & CESifo), Orkun Saka (University of Sussex, LSE & SRC) and Paolo Volpin (Cass Business School, CEPR & ECGI)
Cass Business School and the Systemic Risk Centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) will jointly organize a workshop on the theme of political finance. The workshop will take place at the Cass Business School campus in central London on 5 June 2020. The workshop will provide a platform for researchers and policymakers to discuss new research and to identify areas where further academic and policy-oriented work is needed. Both theoretical and empirical contributions are welcome.
There will be a dedicated discussant for each paper, as well as open floor discussion. Papers are invited on the following (non-exhaustive) list of topics:
• Financial crises, political institutions and populism
• Interaction of financial cycles with politics
• Revolving doors between financial institutions and government
• Corruption and lobbying in finance
• Political/policy uncertainty and corporate risk-taking
• Gender/race issues in finance
• Media and finance
The workshop features a keynote speech by Professor Sir Timothy Besley (LSE).
Deadline and results: The deadline for the submission of papers is 1st March 2020. The authors will be notified about the acceptance of papers by 1st April 2020.