Call for Papers: International Financial Issues Winter Symposium

Submission Deadline: December 30, 2017

The International Financial Issues Winter Symposium of the University of Puerto Rico School of Business, will be held at our school. We expect the symposium to be of high quality and particularly stimulating. Please note that participants will be assigned to discuss a paper in their area of interest. The Symposium will be conducted on January 12, 2018 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.


Panayiotis Theodossiou – Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus


  • Yvonne Huertas
  • Arleen Hernandez
  • Scott Brown


The objective of the symposium is to bring together academic researchers, educators, doctoral students and practitioners from various international institutions to focus on timely financial issues and research findings pertaining to industrialized and developing countries including the recent financial and economic crisis.


Papers in all areas of international business, finance, accounting and economics dealing with developed and developing countries are welcome. Specific topics include, but are not limited to: Asset Pricing; Banking; Behavioral Finance; Buyouts; Capital Structure; CDS; Commodities; Contagion in Financial Markets; Corporate Governance; Corporate Restructuring; Cost of Bankruptcy; Credit Scoring Models; Cross Listing; Derivatives; Emerging Markets; Entrepreneurial and Start-up Financing; Executive Compensation; Financial Accounting; Financial Analysts; Financial Reporting; FinTech; FX Arbitrage; Investment Banking; IPOs; M&As; Macro Finance; Market Efficiency; Market Microstructure; Payout Policy; Portfolio Management; Real Options; Regulation; Risk Measurement; Scale-up Financing; Shipping Finance; Term Structure of Interest Rates; Trading Behavior; Valuation; and Volatility.

Please note that the symposium is free of charge.

Puerto Rico is part of the United States of America. If you’re a foreign participant, a visa may be necessary for entrance into The United States of America. Please check with the local US embassy for the specifics. Also, we suggest you visit the following link for detailed information:

To submit your manuscript, please contact:


UPR School of Business

C/o Symposium Program Committee