2017 Conference

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The 5th Indonesian Financial Management Association (IFMA) Annual International Conference will be held in Lombok, Indonesia on December 18-19, 2017.  The program committee cordially invites paper submissions from all areas of finance.

After successful conferences in Bali and Yogyakarta, the IFMA conference will visit the beautiful island of Lombok.  With its white-sand beaches and wonderful vistas, Lombok has long been overshadowed by its famous neighbour, Bali.  This offers a wonderful opportunity for the discerning travelers to experience natural wonders at a relaxing pace.  Apart from its already well-known beaches and the car-free Gili Islands off its coasts, Lombok is also blessed with a lush interior punctuated by the awe-inspiring Mount Rinjani, one of Indonesia’s highest peaks at 3,726 m.

Lombok can be reached via international flights from Singapore (SilkAir) and Kuala Lumpur (AirAsia).  Alternative transportation arrangements include numerous fast boat services from Bali (about 2-3 hour ride), and frequent flights from Jakarta and Denpasar (Bali) international airports.

Ronald Masulis (UNSW)
Roni Michaely (Cornell University)

Paper submission will open in June 2016. Please send an email to     ifma2017@groups.nus.edu.sg if you would like to be added to the distribution list for a reminder when the paper submission is available. 

Papers that are in an early stage (but completed) will be considered. Please do not submit a paper that has been accepted for publication in a journal.  We particularly encourage submissions from junior researchers and doctoral students. Papers will be selected by the program committee, which consists of international scholars.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: AUGUST 31, 2017. Authors of selected papers will be notified by SEPTEMBER 30, 2017.

GLOBAL FINANCE JOURNAL: The program committee and the editorial board of Global Finance Journal are pleased to announce the dual submission process at the Global Finance Journal.  During the submission process for the IFMA Conference, authors have the option of submitting their paper for dual submission to the Global Finance Journal.  To be considered for this dual submission, authors must clearly indicate their interest in the dual submission process by using the subject heading: “IFMA 2017 and GFJ Dual Submission” in the conference submission email. Please note that this option is only available for papers that have not been already submitted to the Global Finance Journal and are not currently under reviews in other journals.

Conference registration fees for the 2017 Conference are listed below.

Early bird (until Oct 20) Normal (Oct 20 – Nov 5)
Academics USD 550 USD 600
Students USD 450 USD 500
Practitioner USD 650 USD 700

Registration fee includes participation in the program, coffee breaks, luncheons, proceedings, certificate, and gala dinner.

There is a USD 200 for each additional paper.

A USD 200 administrative fee will be charged to all registered individuals who withdraw prior to October 1, 2017. No refunds are available on or after that date.

Indonesian Financial Management Association (IFMA)
Center for Financial Research FEB Universitas Diponegoro
Faculty of Economics Universitas Negeri Jakarta

Johan Sulaeman (National University of Singapore)

Suherman (Universitas Negeri Jakarta)
Harjum Muharam (Universitas Diponegoro)
Gatot Ahmad (Universitas Negeri Jakarta)

Sumit Agarwal (Georgetown University), Vikas Agarwal (Georgia State University), Sugato Bhattacharyya (University of Michigan), Peter Bossaerts (University of Melbourne), Michael Brennan (UCLA), Thomas Chemmanur (Boston College), Darwin Choi (Chinese University of Hong Kong), Tarun Chordia (Emory University), Douglas Foster (University of Technology Sydney), Jarrad Harford (University of Washington), Pab Jotikasthira (Southern Methodist University), Andy Kim (Sung Kyun Kwan University), Hardjo Koerniadi (Auckland University of Technology), Yuanto Kusnadi (Singapore Management University), Jongsub Lee (University of Florida), Bing Liang (University of Massachusetts at Amherst), William Megginson (University of Oklahoma), Ronald Masulis (UNSW), Roni Michaely (Cornell University), Abhiroop Mukherjee (HKUST), Terrance Odean (UC Berkeley), Manju Puri (Duke University), Raghavendra Rau (University of Cambridge), Eduardo Schwartz (UCLA), Hersh Shefrin (Santa Clara University), Avanidhar Subrahmanyam (UCLA), Mathijs van Dijk (Erasmus University), Christian Wolff (University of Luxemburg)

CONTACT: sulaeman@nus.edu.sg