31st Annual Global Finance Conference

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CfP Deadline:

March 15, 2024

Conference Event:

June 18-20, 2024

Event Location:

Sardinia, Italy


Global Finance Association

Keynote Speaker(s):

Lars Peter Hansen, Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences  (University of Chicago)


The Global Finance Association is pleased to announce that our 31st Annual Global Finance Conference will be hosted by The University of Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy.

Papers/proposals in the following categories are solicited:

  • Competitive Papers: Complete paper submitted by deadline; (for Best Paper Awards).
  • Work-in-Progress: Abstract submitted by the deadline; paper to be completed by Conference date.
  • Proposal for Panel, Workshop, Tutorial.
  • Doctoral Students Papers: One of the top awards is for this category.


  • Accounting/Auditing Issues and Taxation
  • Banking & Financial Services/Investment Banking
  • Behavioral and Experimental Finance/Economics 
  • Global Risks Interconnection
  • Big Data – Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security and Global Finance & Banking
  • BRICS, MIST, MINT, NEXT 11, PIIGS, SANE and Emerging Markets
  • Corporate Governance/Executive Compensation – Stakeholders vs Stockholders Debate
  • Green Finance, ESG Investments, Climate risks and financial stability
  • Global Pandemic – Global Health Issues and Impacts
  • Derivatives/Financial Engineering – Real Options
  • Entrepreneurship/Venture Capital
  • Financial Markets Integration/Linkages/Segmentation
  • Foreign Currency Issues – Monetary Economics
  • Global Energy, Energy Economics, & Environment Issues
  • Global Financial Crises, Imbalances
  • Global Poverty – Inequality – Sustainability
  • Household Finance – Micro Finance
  • IPOs/SEOS/Stock buybacks/Privatization – Crowdfunding
  • Mergers and Acquisitions/Corporate and State SWFs 
  • Moving Towards a More Digital/Interconnected World – Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies
  • Portfolio Flows, Portfolio Performance, Asset Allocation, and Foreign Direct Investment 
  • Real Estate Finance /REITs, Crowdfunding, International RE & Alternative 
  • Risk/Debt Issues/Insurance/Reinsurance, Pension Funds
  • Sovereign Funds/Hedge Funds/ETFs/SWFs – Private Equity -Mutual Fund Performance
  • Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibilities, and Ethics.


Please submit your paper/proposal electronically via this form by March 15, 2024.

All entries will be refereed.  Authors of accepted papers may submit a two-page detailed abstract for the 2024 GFC e-Proceedings. The top six papers presented at the Conference will be awarded on a competitive basis and may be considered for publication in a Special Issue of the Global Finance Journal. The most promising paper on specific interdisciplinary topics will be passed to the prestigious Science Journal for further publication evaluation. Submitting author(s) of accepted papers will be notified by late March/early April 2024.


31st Annual Global Finance Conference