The Darden School of Business
 in partnership with the
International Monetary Fund, World Bank, CFA Institute and Financial Analysts Journal
 are pleased to announce their thirteenth annual conference:

Investing in International Markets
May 22 and 23, 2014
The Darden School of Business
Charlottesville, Virginia

Conference attendance is open to invited guests only.

The 13th annual Darden International Finance Conference will be held at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business on May 22 and 23, 2014 in Classroom 270. We invite academic paper submissions for the conference that examine the decision to invest in international markets by corporations, institutional or retail investors. As in past years, we aim to bring together a mix of academics and practitioners.

The deadline for submitting a paper for consideration is Midnight, PST on NOVEMBER 19, 2013. All papers must be submitted electronically and the submission form can be found at the following link. Important information regarding the submission process and conference details can be found in the Call for Papers document (pdf). The committee will review the submissions and notify candidates of acceptance in early February of 2014.

Conference Organizers:
Stijn Claessens
 - Assistant Director/Division Chief International Monetary Fund
Campbell Harvey - J. Paul Sticht Professor of International Business at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
René Stulz - Everette D. Reese Chair of Banking and Monetary Economics, The Ohio State University
Richard Evans – Associate Professor of Business Administration, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia


Program Committee:


Darden/UVA Committee Members
Yiorgos Allayannis, Mike Gallmeyer, Marc Lipson, Elena Loutskina, Pedro Matos, Daniel Murphy, Michael Schill, Alan Taylor, Frank Warnock  

External Committee Members
Sandro Andrade (Miami), Gregory Brown (UNC), Shawn Cole (HBS), Asli Demirguc-Kunt (World Bank), Mihir Desai (HBS), Alexander Dyck (Toronto), Vihang Errunza (McGill), Ben Esty (HBS), Todd Gormley (Wharton), John Griffin (Texas), Harald Hau (Swiss Finance Institute/University of Geneva), Philippe Jorion (UCI), Ralph Koijen (LBS), Luc Laeven (IMF), Christian Leuz (Chicago), Karl Lins (Utah), Christian Lundblad (UNC), Amiyatosh Purnanandam (Michigan), Tarun Ramadorai (Oxford), Sergio Schmukler (World Bank), Adrien Verdelhan (MIT)

Questions? Contact Karen Morris at or 1.434.924.6486.

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