» 8th Paris Financial Management Conference (PFMC-2022)
19 Dec 2022
8th Paris Financial Management Conference (PFMC-2022)

Paris, France


IPAG Business School

You are cordially invited to submit your research papers (English only and in PDF files) for presentation consideration at the 8th Paris Financial Management Conference (PFMC-2022) that will take place on 19-21 December 2022 at the breathtaking and enchanting “Saint-Germain-des-Prés” district of Paris.

This two-and-a-half-day conference, hosted by the IPAG Business School(France), aims to bring together academics, practitioners, and policymakers sharing interests in financial management, financial markets, corporate governance, etc. It also provides a forum for presenting new research results as well as discussing current and challenging issues in financial management and related topics.


Mariassunta Giannetti, Professor of Finance, Stockholm School of Economics


Mariassunta Giannetti is a Professor of Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics, a CEPR research fellow, and a research associate of the ECGI. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles and completed her B.A. and M.Sc. at Bocconi University (Italy). Professor Giannetti has broad research interests in corporate finance and financial intermediation.

She has been honored with a number of prestigious international awards including the NYU Stern/ Imperial/ Fordham Rising Star in Finance award, the Sun Yefang Financial Innovation Award, the ECGI Standard Life Investments Finance Prize, and the  Assar Lindbeck Medal. She is also the recipient of the Journal of Financial Intermediation best paper award, the ECB Lamfalussy Research Fellowship, the ECB Duisenberg Fellowship, and the Stockholm School of Economics Annual Research award.

Lemma W. SenbetWilliam E. Mayer Chair Professor of Finance, Smith School of the University of Maryland & Director of Center for Financial Policy


Lemma W. Senbet is the William E. Mayer Chair Professor of Finance at the University of Maryland, College Park, and the immediate former Executive Director/CEO of African Economic Research Consortium (AERC: www.aercafrica.org), the largest and oldest economic research and training network in Africa. Prof Senbet was also the Founding Director of Center for Financial Policy at Maryland Smith School. Prior to Maryland and AERC, he was a distinguished professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and held the Charles Albright Endowed Chair.

Prof Senbet has achieved global recognition for his extensive and widely cited contributions to corporate finance, international finance, and financial sector reforms. He has been elected twice as Director of the American Finance Association and is a past President of the Western Finance Association (WFA). In 2000, he was inducted into the Financial Economists Roundtable, a distinguished group of world-wide financial economists who have made significant contributions to finance and apply research to current policy debates.

In 2006, Prof Senbet was inducted Fellow of the Financial Management Association International for his career-long distinguished scholarship. In 2005, Prof Senbet was awarded an honorary doctorate by Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia’s oldest university. In 2012, he was awarded the Ethiopian Diaspora (SEED) award for exemplary lifetime achievements and community service.

Prof Senbet has also been appointed to over a dozen journal editorial boards, including premier finance journals (e.g., Journal of Finance). Moreover, he has supervised numerous doctoral students who have become professors at leading institutions. Two of his former doctoral students are current Dean at Carnegie Mellon University and former Chief Economist of the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

Prof Senbet has advised the World Bank, the IMF, the UN, AfDB, and various agencies in USA, Canada, and Africa on such issues as financial sector reforms and development. He is a member of the Brookings AGI Distinguished Advisory Group and of the Advisory Panel of the G20 Compact with Africa. Regarding his role in the US financial industry and Board governance, Prof Senbet was a Director of Fotris Funds and is currently an independent Director for the Hartford Funds.