FDIC issues call for papers for 20th annual research conference

A call for papers was issued Tuesday for the 20th Annual Bank Research Conference being slated this September by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) Center for Financial Research and the Journal of Financial Services Research (JFSR).

The research conference is scheduled Sept. 10-12 at the L. William Seidman Center in Arlington, Va. The program committee is inviting submissions of theoretical and empirical papers on issues related to the performance and regulation of the financial sector, including the following:

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

Papers must be received by May 1, and authors will be notified about the status of their papers in July. Submit papers here.

Papers will be selected for presentation based on reviews by FDIC economists, associate editors of the JFSR, and the organizing committee, the FDIC said in its notice. Selected papers may be invited for submission to the JFSR for a special conference issue, it said.

Agenda, papers from 2019 conference