Past Conference

The Centre for Analytical Finance (CAF) at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad Campus, holds its annual flagship Summer Research Conference every year around June-July.

Summer Research Conference 2021 in Finance

The Centre for Analytical Finance at the Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad, India, invites submissions for its annual flagship Summer Research Conference in Finance. The conference is scheduled from August 27, 2021 to August 29, 2021. As before, the conference will focus on "Advances in Corporate Finance." We invite papers from all areas of Finance. Both theoretical and empirical papers are welcome. Fresh papers or papers with new ideas, concepts, or methods will be preferred.

Summer Research Conference 2019 in Finance

The Centre for Analytical Finance at the Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad, India, invites submissions for its annual flagship Summer Research Conference in Finance. The conference will be held at ISB Hyderabad campus between July 25 and 26, 2019. As before, the conference will focus on "Advances in Corporate Finance". We invite papers in corporate finance and papers that interface corporate finance with other areas in finance including asset pricing, behavioral finance, financial intermediation, household finance, and microstructure. Both theoretical and empirical papers are welcome. Fresh papers or papers with new ideas, concepts, or methods will be preferred.

Summer Research Conference 2017 in Finance

The Centre for Analytical Finance at the Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad, India, invites submissions for its annual flagship Summer Research Conference in Finance. The conference will be held at ISB Hyderabad campus between July 28 and 29, 2017. As before, the conference will focus on "Advances in Corporate Finance". The keynote speaker will be Professor Viral V Acharya, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India, and C.V.Starr Professor of Economics at Stern School of Business, New York University. We invite papers in corporate finance and papers that interface corporate finance with other areas in finance including asset pricing, behavioral finance, financial intermediation, household finance, and microstructure. Both theoretical and empirical papers are welcome. Fresh papers or papers with new ideas, concepts, or methods will be preferred.

Summer Research Conference 2020 in Finance

Considering the impact of Covid-19 globally, and the restrictions on international travel, the conference organizing committee decided to host the event online this year. The Centre for Analytical Finance at the Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad, India, invites submissions for its annual flagship Summer Research Conference in Finance. We invite papers from all areas of Finance. Both theoretical and empirical papers are welcome. Fresh papers or papers with new ideas, concepts, or methods will be preferred.

Summer Research Conference 2018 in Finance

The Centre for Analytical Finance at the Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad, India, invites submissions for its annual flagship Summer Research Conference in Finance. The conference will be held at ISB Hyderabad campus between July 27 and 28, 2018. As before, the conference will focus on "Advances in Corporate Finance". We invite papers in corporate finance and papers that interface corporate finance with other areas in finance including asset pricing, behavioral finance, financial intermediation, household finance, and microstructure. Both theoretical and empirical papers are welcome. Fresh papers or papers with new ideas, concepts, or methods will be preferred.

Summer Research Conference 2016 in Finance

The Centre for Analytical Finance at the Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad, India, invites submissions for its annual flagship Summer Research Conference in Finance. The conference will be held at ISB Hyderabad between July 28 and 29, 2016. As before, the conference will focus on "Advances in Corporate Finance." The keynote speaker will be Professor Bhagwan Chowdhry, Professor of Finance at UCLA Anderson School of Management. In addition, Nobel Laureate Professor Lars Hansen will be a distinguished visitor at the conference. The keynote speaker will be Professor Viral V Acharya, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India, and C.V.Starr Professor of Economics at Stern School of Business, New York University.

Past Keynote Speakers

Sunil Lulla

Itay Goldstein

Joel S.Ehrenkranz Family Professor
Professor of Finance, Professor of Economics at Wharton Business School
University of Pennsylvania
Executive Editor, Review of Financial Studies.

Keynote Speaker 2021

Sunil Lulla

Professor Amit Seru

The Steven and Roberta Denning Professor of Finance at the Stanford Graduate School of Business
Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Senior Fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research
R. Michael and Mary Shanahan Faculty Fellow for 2018-2019

Keynote Speaker 2019

Sunil Lulla

Professor Viral V Acharya

Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India, and C.V.Starr Professor of Economics, Stern School of Business, New York University

Keynote Speaker 2017

Sunil Lulla

Professor Philip Bond

Edward E. Carlson Distinguished Professor in Business Administration
Professor of Finance and Business Economics
Co-editor, Journal of Finance

Keynote Speaker 2020

Sunil Lulla

Professor Andrew Karolyi

Professor Andrew Karolyi, Harold Bierman, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Management at SC Johnson School of Business, Cornell University.

Keynote Speaker 2018

Sunil Lulla

Nobel Laureate Professor Lars Hansen

Lars Peter Hansen  is the David Rockefeller Distinguished Service Professor of economics at the University of Chicago and 2013 recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics. 

Keynote Speaker 2016