2016 Conference

The 14th INFINITI Conference on International Finance

Trinity College Dublin, Ireland: 13-14 June 2016

A Trinity College Dublin & Monash University Event

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Best Paper Award:

“What’s in a Name? That Which We Call Capital Controls”

Submitting Author: Mahvash Qureshi, International Monetary Fund, USA

Best Student Paper Award:

“Preference for Housing Services and Rational House Price Bubbles”

Submitting Author: Stefanie Huber, Universitat Pompeu Fabra & Barcelona GSE, Spain, and European Central Bank (DG-Research), Germany


Keynote Speaker

Andrew Karolyi, Cornell University, USA

“Is the public corporation really in eclipse?”

Andrew Karolyi is Professor of Finance and holder of the Alumni Chair in Asset Management at Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management. He also holds an appointment as Professor of Economics in Cornell’s College of Arts and Sciences. His research specializes in the area of investment management with a focus on the study of international financial markets. He has published extensively in journals in Finance and Economics, including the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics and Review of Financial Studies, and has published several books and monographs. His research has been covered extensively in the print and electronic media, including The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, National Public Radio, The Economist, New York Times, Washington Post, Forbes, BusinessWeek, and CNBC. His newest book, Cracking the Emerging Markets Enigma (Oxford University Press), was published in Spring of 2015. Professor Karolyi currently serves as Executive Editor of the Review of Financial Studies, one of the top-tier, refereed journals in Finance. He is a past recipient of the Fama/DFA Prize for Capital Markets and Asset Pricing, William F. Sharpe Award for Scholarship in Finance, Journal of Empirical Finance’s Biennial Best Paper Prize, Fisher College of Business’ Pace Setter Awards for Excellence in Research and Graduate Teaching at Ohio State University, and the Star Executive MBA Teaching Award and Faculty Research Award at Cornell’s Johnson School. In 2015, He was elected as a Fellow of the Financial Management Association International. He joined the faculty of the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University in 2009 after having taught for 19 years at Ohio State University. In 2014, he was elected chair of the Board of Trustees of the Financial Management Association International and is an FMA past president. Professor Karolyi received his Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Economics from McGill University in 1983 and worked at the Bank of Canada for several years in their Research Department. He subsequently studied for his MBA and PhD degrees in Finance at the Graduate School of Business of the University of Chicago.

Download a copy of the programme here: I2016 FINAL Programme