International Finance Conference

  • The International Finance Conference brings together academics and practitioners from around the world to discuss the latest issues and trends in finance.

    This year's finance conference will be the 2015 Academic & Practitioner Conference on Mutual Funds and ETFs, 1-2 October 2015. Darden is partnering with the Investment Company Institute on the conference.

    Please contact Brittany Jones at or +1-434-924-7418 if you have questions.

    See below for information about last year's conference:

    13th Annual International Finance Conference
    "Investing in International Markets"
    22–23 May 2014
    The University of Virginia Darden School of Business
    Charlottesville, Virginia 
    Hosted by Darden, the International Monetary Fund, World Bank, CFA Institute and Financial Analysts Journal

    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)