India Finance Conference (IFC) 2015


Hosted by: IIM Calcutta, IIM Bangalore, IIM Ahmedabad

About the Conference

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta will host the 5th India Finance Conference (IFC) during December 17-19, 2015 at Kolkata, India. The conference is a joint effort of Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) and Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA). Academicians, researchers, doctoral students, and practitioners are invited and encouraged to submit research papers in all areas of Finance.

Venue: Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, Kolkata, India

Date: December 17 – 19, 2015


The papers to be presented at IFC 2015 have been classified into the following broad categories:

  • Asset pricing
  • Market volatility
  • Financial institutions
  • Financial innovation
  • Financial risk management
  • Investment management
  • High frequency finance
  • Financial econometrics
  • Capital structure and dividend policy
  • IFRS and reporting trends
  • Value creation and value based management
  • Corporate Governance
  • Financial crisis
  • Financial Inclusion

Review process

The manuscripts will be subjected to a blind review process. The decision of the reviewers will be final and binding.

Best Paper Award

There will be three best paper awards given at the conference. These will be the “Emerald – IFC 2015 Best Paper” awards. The papers will be chosen by a panel of experts from the papers presented at the conference.

The “Emerald – IFC 2015 Best Paper” awards will comprise of a cash award and a certificate and shall be presented on the second day of the conference, i.e on 18th December, 2015.

Pre-Conference Tutorials

Tutorial sessions will be conducted on 16 December, 2015 by eminent academicians from India and abroad. Tutorials will be particularly useful for research scholars and academicians. Tutorial themes will be announced along with the program schedule.