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The 2011 International Finance and Banking Society (IFABS) is organised by the University of Rome III, Italy between 30 June and 2 July 2011, in collaboration with the University of Leicester School of Management, United Kingdom.

The Conference chairs are:

Keynote Speakers:
  • Dr. Gianni De Niccolò, International Monetary Fund, Washington, U.S.
  • Prof. Robert DeYoung, University of Kansas, U.S.
  • Prof. Ike Mathur, Southern Illinois University, U.S.
  • Prof. Anjan Thakor, Washington University in St. Louis, US.


  • an honorarium award of €1000 for the Young Researcher.
  • an honorarium award of €1000 for the PhD Student.

Special Issue of the Journal of Journal of Banking and Finance

A special issue of the Journal of Banking and Finance on the conference theme will be published under the Guest Editorship of Franco Fiordelisi, Meryem Duygun Fethi and Stefano Monferrà. Papers submitted for this special issue will undergo the normal journal review process and the journal’s usual submission fee will apply. Authors whose papers are accepted for presentation at the conference are encouraged to submit their papers for the JBF special issue. Additional details for the submission procedure will be provided later.


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