Economics research students present work at PhD conference

Economics research students present work at PhD conference

Economics PhD conference 2013
Economics PhD conference 2013


Economics PhD students nearing completion of their studies presented their research to a roomful of fellow students and faculty from the Department of Economics and the Institute of Development Studies at the Department’s annual PhD conference on 5 December.

Guest speaker Professor Marco Manacorda (Queen Mary University, London) then presented his work on Social Security and Formal Labour Supply in Uraguay.

Presentations from Economics PhD students covered the following topics:

  • Matteo Sandi
    Migration in the time of crisis: evidence on its effectiveness from Indonesia
  • Malgorzata Sulimierska
    Capital account liberalization, investment and productivity: Sector-level analysis
  • Janani Ranasubramanian
    Impact of crop microinsurance on the use of agricultural inputs: Evidence from India
  • Omofolamihan Malomo
    Informal payments and ethnic networks: The case of Nigerian Firms

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Call for Papers: IFABS 2014, Lisbon


 6th International Conference

“Alternative Futures for Global Banking: Competition, Regulation and Reform”

ISCTE Business School – Lisbon, Portugal – 18-20 June, 2014


Keynote Speakers

Professor Thomas Noe, University of Oxford (2nd Keynote Speaker tbc)

The IFABS 2014 is jointly organized by the ISCTE Business School, ISCTE-IUL Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, University of Leicester School of Management, Cass Business School, City University and University of Molise in the beautiful city of Lisbon, Portugal, on 18-20 June, 2014.

IFABS is one of the world’s leading organisations dedicated to the promotion of research and understanding of banking and finance. Established in the UK its purpose is to raise awareness of the importance of banking and finance for economic development and the wellbeing of members of society. It achieves this by providing a forum for discussion and critical analysis of the major financial and banking challenges and networking amongst academics, policy-makers, research students and practitioners.


The conference organizers would like to invite the submission of papers relating to all aspects of banking and finance. Both theoretical and empirical papers are encouraged in areas which include, but are not limited to:

Asset Pricing
Capital Markets
Financial Crises
Financial Regulation
Emerging Market
Macro-financial Linkages
Behavioral Finance
Mathematical & Computational Modelling
Financial Intermediation
Corporate Governance
International Corporate Finance
Corporate Investment Decision
Efficiency & Productivity Analysis
Financial Integration
Mergers & Acquisitions
Financial Econometrics
Corporate Finance
Market Microstructure
Risk Management
Global Risk Markets
Financial Policy

The deadline for submission of completed papers or extended abstracts using the Conftool system at the Conference website is 1st March 2014.
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