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IIM Calcutta’s Summer School on Empirical Finance and Accounting Research [May 1-9]: Register by March 31

The Financial Research and Trading Laboratory of IIM Calcutta and Indian Finance Association is organizing the third summer school on Empirical Finance and Accounting Research during 1-9 May, 2017.

This is a fully residential programme which will expose participants to ten classic papers published in top journals. These papers are carefully chosen by expert and contain the following two features:

  1. talk about interesting problems and focus on strong methodology; and
  2. replicable empirical findings.

The participants will be guided by a team of eminent faculty from India and abroad to walk through these papers to understand the ‘the art of writing’ high quality papers and in the process learn some solid research methods. 

The ten selected papers will be sent to the registered participants in advance. The participants are supposed to study these papers before attending the school. These ten papers will be drawn from five broad topics in the area of empirical finance and accounting. Each topic will be anchored by an eminent faculty.

TOPICS:

  1. Corporate Governance
  2. Earnings Management
  3. Asset Pricing
  4. Market Microstructure
  5. Investments

Assistant and Associate Professors in the area of Finance and Accounting and PhD students in relevant areas can apply for registration. Seats are limited. Maximum capacity for the summer school is 40. Selection will be made by the organizers.

The course fee is Rs. 35,000 plus applicable service tax for participants from India.

The course fee for overseas participants is US$ 1000 per person.

The fee would include course materials, accommodation on twin sharing basis and all meals (Those who wants single accommodation have to pay Rs. 1250/- extra per night).

Last date of registration is 31st March, 2017.

More details here.

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