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2016 Finance Conference:  

Hosted by the Tunisian Society for Financial Studies in partnerships with IHET Tunis & IHE Paris
Venue: Tunisia
       Date: 08–10 December 2016
Guest of Honor: Professor James E.(Jim) Owers, Harvard University and Georgia State University
Keynote Speakers: Professor William L. Megginson, The University of Oklahoma
                                                                      Professor Lal C.  Chugh, University of Massachusetts Boston, and Harvard University
                                                               John Paul Rollert, University of Chicago Booth School of Business and leadership at the Harvard Extension School
                        Professor Bruno Sergio Sergi, University of Messina, Italy

The Fourth Annual Conference will be held at Tunisia, December 8–10, December 2016. The conference features

theoretical and empirical research related to all the major fields of financial research. 

Examples of topics appropriate to the conference include:

+Macroeconomic Aspects of Finance
+General Financial Markets
+Financial Institutions
+Behavioral Finance
+Asset Pricing
+Financial Management
+Options and Futures
+Market Microstructure
+Corporate Finance and Governance
+Money and Banking 
+Markets and Institutions of Emerging Markets
+Financial Economics
+Applied Financial Econometrics
+Financial Risk Analysis
+Risk Management
+Risk Hedging Techniques
+Portfolio Management
+Islamic Banking and Finance 
+Corporate and behavioural governance
+Financial accounting
+Mathematical & Computational Modelling
+Management accounting
Strategic Management
+Management Research Methods & Managerial Economics
+Production & Operations Management
+Information Technology Management


Details about submissions are included below.

The TSFS 2016 Excecutive Committe

Conference Chair

Professor Slaheddine Hellara, President of TSFS and IHE Group

Program Chair:

Houssem Bouzgarrou, Sousse University
Tarek Chebbi, Sousse University  

Scientific Committee

Angela Maddaloni , Principal Economist Financial Research Division, European Central Bank
Bruno Sergi, University of Messina, Italy  
Boualem Djehiche, The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden
Fouad Ben Abdelaziz, Rouen Business School, France
Foued Chihi, Québec University, Canada
Gordon Phillips, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California, USA
Jacinto Marabel Romo, University of Alcala de Henares and BBVA, Spain
Jay R. Ritter, University of Florida, USA
Jean-Pierre Mathieu, Paris 13 University, France 
Jimmy Skoglund, SAS Institute Inc., North Carolina, USA 
Patrick Navatte, Rennes 1 University, France
Sabri Boubaker, Champagne School of Management, France
Sascha Steffen , ESMT European School of Management and Technology, Germany 
Slaheddine Hellara, University of Tunis, Tunisia
Steven Ongena, University of Zurich, Switzerland & Bangor University, UK


Mouna Mrad, Sousse   University 
Narjess Skhiri, Sousse University

Sihem Mansour, Sousse University   

Paper Submissions

The program includes traditional research paper presentations, whose purpose is to present new research. Please do not submit a paper that has been accepted for a publication in a journal or is close to being accepted.

Criteria used to select papers for the program include the nature of the research problem, implications of the proposed research, the quality of the research design, and the expected contribution of the research to the literature.

Only electronic submissions will be accepted.


In order to submit a paper for the FourthTSFS Conference, please use the following pages.

ü      Paper Submision

ü      Tutorial for PhD Students

TSFS Roundtable  

In addition to the regular academic sessions, the conference organisers are pleased to announce the TSFS Roundtable. The goals of this Roundtable are to enhance the exchange of ideas between academicians, practitioners and policy-makers, to provide a forum for discussion and critical analysis of the major financial issues.


Further information may be found at the TSFS Roundtable page. 

Important Dates  

 Deadline for submission of PhD abstracts : 10 October 2016 

 Deadline for submission of conference papers: 15 October 2016 

 Notification of Acceptance: 20 October 2016
 Conference Dates: 08–10 December 2016

Publication Opportunities

Selected papers at this conference meeting the highest quality will be published in  special issues of International Journal of Monetary Economics and Finance, International Journal of Trade and Global Markets and The International Journal of Economic Policy in Emerging Economies

 Papers submitted for the special issues will undergo the normal journal reviewing process. 

Institutional Sponsors :    


         LOGO IHET 


Past Keynote Speakers

Professor Steven Ongena Professor Boualem Djehiche Professor Jay R. Ritter Professor James E. Owers
University of Zurich, Switzerland The Royal Institute of Technology Joseph Cordell Eminent Scholar - Harvard University and
& Bangor University, UK (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden University of Florida Georgia State Universitya

6th TSFS Conference

2018 Finance Conference:

Hosted by the Tunisian Society for Financial studies in partnerships with Academic
and Financial Institutions


Date: 14-15 December 2018

The Locals' Favorite Spots in Sousse



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