Conference Themes

Themes & Sub-themes

Contributors are strongly encouraged to develop manuscripts that may bear the nomenclature as conceptual, empirical, and case study. Manuscripts that seek to focus on themes and sub-themes given below in respect of Indian conditions are highly welcome. However, studies that relate to experiences of other markets – emerging and developed are also greatly solicited. Contributions on other relevant themes that seek to explore issues in the realm of finance, accounting and banking are also most welcome.

All submissions - Abstract & Full Paers - in MS-Word format (only) to be sent to

Financial Markets

Financial Reporting, Managerial Accounting & Financial Management

  • Pension Funds
  • Quantitative Modelling in Financial Markets
  • Asset pricing models
  • Efficient Market Hypothesis
  • Exchange Traded Funds
  • Structured Finance
  • Portfolio management & Mutual Funds
  • Sovereign Wealth Funds
  • Empirical evidence on IPO’s
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
  • Corporate Valuation
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Hedge Funds
  • Commodity, Debt, and Foreign Exchange Markets
  • Derivatives market
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Market microstructure
  • Money markets
  • Event studies on shareholder wealth creation
  • Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Restructuring
  • Impact of Earnings performance on security prices
  • Comparative Earnings Analysis of firms adopting multiple reporting standards: IGAAP, IFRS and US-GAAP
  • Quality of Financial Reporting: Empirical evidence on earnings management by Indian Firms/ Firms in Emerging Markets
  • Shadow accounting and Off-balance sheet financing
  • Hedge Accounting
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Human Resources Accounting (HRA)
  • Quality Control techniques for achieving cost advantage
  • Activity Based Costing
  • Balanced Scorecard
  • Empirical studies on Management Accounting practices in India
  • Corporate Valuation: Issues post-global recession
  • Capital Structure
  • Economic Value Added (EVA
  • Management of Commercial Banks
  • Empirical studies on Dividend decisions: Distribution patterns of firms in India /EMs
  • Working Capital Management
  • Financial Management of NBFCs and Micro-Finance Institutions (MFIs)

Annual Finance Conference Sersies

1st International Conference on Emerging Trends in Finance & Accounting

August 3 & 4, 2012

Theme: Lessons from Global Financial Crisis

Key note speaker: Shri Pascal Alan Nazareth, IFS (Retd.), Former Ambassador, Govt. of India

Number of papers presented: 72


2nd International Conference on Emerging Trends in Finance & Accounting

August 9 & 10, 2013

Theme: Ideas for Sustainable Corporate Growth

Key note speaker: Shri Koushik Chatterjee, Director & Group CFO, Tata Steel

Number of papers presented: 60