Rutgers hosts 20th Annual Conference on Pacific Basin Finance, Economics, Accounting, and Management

Sunday, October 28, 2012

The 20th Annual Conference on Pacific Basin Finance, Economics, Accounting, and Management was held at Rutgers University on September 8 to September 9, 2012. The first conference took place at Rutgers University in 1993.

The 2012 conference had three keynote speeches, one special speech, two panel sessions, and 21 academic sessions. The first keynote speaker was Professor Wayne Ferson from University of Southern California. The title of his speech was “Ruminations on Investment Performance Measurement”.

The second keynote speaker was Professor Kose John from New York University. The title of his speech was “Governance, Risk and Expected Returns: Research Frontiers in Corporate Finance”.

The third keynote speaker was Professor Baruch I. Lev from New York University. The title of his speech was “Managerial Estimates: Accounting’s Soft Underbelly”.

The special speaker was Professor Louis Scott from UBS. The title of his speech is “Derivative Pricing in the Absence of a Risk Free Rate”.

Power point presentations of keynote and special speeches can be found at the conference website. In addition, most papers presented at the conference can be found there as well. [Download presentations and papers]

There were two panel sessions. The first panel entitled “Systematically Important Financial Institutions” was organized by the panelists: Terrence Martell from Baruch College, Art Certosimo from the Bank of New York Mellon, and Christopher S. Edmonds from Intercontinental Exchange Inc.

The second panel entitled “Fair Value Accounting and IFRS” was organized by the panelists: Leonard Goodman from Rutgers University, Bikki Jaggi from Rutgers University, James Winder from Rutgers University, Stephen Rivera from Johnson & Johnson, and Kevin Kispert from Ernst & Young LLP.

The conference has been held in Hong Kong (1994, 1998), Taipei (1995, 1999. 2003, 2006, 2011), Bangkok (2000, 2004, 2009), Rutgers (1996, 2001, 2005), Singapore (1997, 2002), Vietnam (2007), Australia (2008) and China (2010).  The program co-directors of the Conference were Cheng-Few Lee, Rutgers University, USA and Daniel Weaver, Rutgers University, USA. 

 

Program Co-Directors:

Cheng-Few Lee, Rutgers University, USA

Daniel Weaver, Rutgers University, USA 

Rutgers Pacific Basin Finance Economics Accounting Management Conference

Conference Organizers:

Rutgers University, USA

Foundation of Pacific Basin Financial Research and Development, Taiwan 

 

Program Committee Members:

  • Ivan Brick, Rutgers Business School, USA
  • Stephen J. Brown, New York University, USA
  • Chuang-Chang Chang, National Central University, Taiwan
  • Hong-Chang Chang, Fubon Financial Holding Co., Ltd., Taiwan and Former Dean of College of Management of National Taiwan University, Taiwan
  • Sheng-Syan Chen, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
  • Michael Chng, Deakin University, Australia
  • Huimin Chung, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
  • Yasuo Hoshino, Aichi University and University of Tsukuba, Japan
  • Bikki Jaggi, Rutgers University, USA
  • Kose John, New York University, USA
  • Lei Lei, Rutgers University, USA
  • Jianping Li, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
  • Shu-hsing Li, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
  • Hsuan-Chu Lin, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
  • Yaw Mensah, Rutgers University, USA
  • Chien-chung Nieh, Tamkang University, Taiwan
  • Dan Palmon, Rutgers University, USA
  • Yong Shi, Executive Deputy Director, Research Center on Fictitious Economy and Data Science, Chinese Academy of Science, China/University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA
  • John KC Wei, Hong Kong University of Science &Technology, Hong Kong
  • Chau-Chen Yang, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
  • Lee J. Yao, Loyola University New Orleans, USA
  • Gillian Yeo, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 

 

Conference Sponsors:

  • Dean's Office, Rutgers Business School
  • Department of Accounting & Information Systems, Rutgers Business School
  • Center for Governmental Accounting, Education, and Research (CGAER), Rutgers Business School
  • Whitcomb Center for Research in Financial Services, Rutgers Business School
  • Department of Supply Chain Management and Marketing Sciences, Rutgers Business School
  • Fubon Financial Holding Co., Ltd, Taiwan
  • Weissman Center for International Business, Baruch College
  • Kainan University
  • World Scientific
  • Springer

 

Conference Photos:

Rutgers Pacific Basin Finance Economics Accounting Management Conference

Rutgers Pacific Basin Finance Economics Accounting Management Conference

Rutgers Pacific Basin Finance Economics Accounting Management Conference

Rutgers Business School Dean Glenn Shafer.

Rutgers Pacific Basin Finance Economics Accounting Management Conference