» 2019 Vietnam Symposium in Banking and Finance (VSBF)
24 Oct 2019
2019 Vietnam Symposium in Banking and Finance (VSBF)

Hanoi, Vietnam


AVSE Global - BUV - ISAFE - IPAG Business School - SCBS

The 4th Vietnam Symposium in Banking and Finance (VSBF), jointly organized by the Association of Vietnamese Scientists and Experts (AVSE Global), the Banking Academy of Vietnam, and the International Society for the Advancement of Financial Economics (ISAFE) in partnership with the IPAG Business School and the South Champagne Business School will take place on 24-26 October 2019, in Hanoi, Vietnam. It aims at providing academics, doctoral students, and practitioners with a forum for presenting their research findings and discussing current and challenging issues in banking and finance. The Symposium is also an ideal occasion for Vietnamese scholars to exchange research experiences and develop research projects with their international colleagues.

The symposium organizers welcome submissions of theoretical and empirical research papers (English only and in PDF files) in all areas of banking and finance for presentation. See the Call for Papers for more details on the potential topics.


Professor Jarrad HarfordChair of the Department of Finance and Business Economics & Paul Pigott-PACCAR Professor in Business Administration, University of Washington, United States


Jarrad Harford is Professor of Finance, Chair of the Department of Finance and Business Economics and Paul Pigott-PACCAR Professor in Business Administration at the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business. He received his PhD in Finance with a minor in Organizations and Markets from the University of Rochester. His primary research areas are mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and payout policy. He has consistently published work on these topics in the top finance journals. Some of his most highly-cited work is on corporate cash policy and on merger waves. He currently serves as a Managing Editor of the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis and as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Financial Economics and the Journal of Corporate Finance.

Professor Brian Lucey, Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin, Ireland


Professor Lucey has worked as a statistician in the Department of Health and as an Economist in the Central Bank, prior to joining Trinity College Dublin. He has studied at graduate level in Canada, Ireland and Scotland, and holds a PhD from University of Stirling. Professor Lucey is the Editor-in-Chief of International Review of Financial Analysis since 2013, the incoming Editor-in-Chief of International Review of Economics and Finance, the Founding Editor of Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance and also Co-Editor-in-Chief editor of Financial Research Letters.