Submissions for annual conference on bank research accepted to May 1

Submissions for the annual conference on bank research sponsored by the federal bank deposit insurer are due May 1, the agency said Tuesday, with authors advised of the status of their papers by July.

The 19th Annual Bank Research Conference, sponsored by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.’s (FDIC) Center for Financial Research and the Journal of Financial Services Research (JFSR), is set for Sept. 13-14 in Arlington, Va. (at the agency’s Seidman Center).

The two-day conference focuses on the performance and regulation of the financial sector. The FDIC said that papers, both theoretical and empirical, are solicited from prospective presenters for review by FDIC economists, associate editors of the JFSR, and the organizing committee members.

The agency said example of subjects of papers include (but are not limited to):

  • Deposit insurance
  • Risk measurement
  • Governance and compensation practices in the financial sector
  • Regulatory capital and liquidity requirements
  • Trends in financial products, services, and technology
  • Trends in industry competition, market structure, and bank scope economies
  • Systemic risk and financial system resilience
  • Interaction between regulation and the cost and availability of credit
  • Financial sector performance
  • Fintech

Authors will be notified about the status of their papers in July 2019, the agency said; selected papers may be invited for submission to the JFSR for a special conference issue. Expenses for travel, food, and lodging will be reimbursed for paper presenters.

FDIC 19th Annual Bank Research Conference Call for Papers

Form for submission of Paper Submission for conference