2021 Vietnam Symposium in Banking and Finance (Online & Onsite)

Conference dates

28 Oct 2021 - 30 Oct 2021


Hanoi, Vietnam (Online & Onsite)


You are cordially invited to submit your research papers (English only and in PDF files) for presentation consideration at the Vietnam Symposium in Banking and Finance 2021 (VSBF-2021) that will take place on 28 – 30 October 2021 at Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. We will organize the conference in a hybrid format that allows either residential or online presentation.

This Symposium, jointly organized by the Association of Vietnamese Scientists and Experts (AVSE Global), Banking Academy (Hanoi), and the International Society for the Advancement of Financial Economics (ISAFE) in partnership with the IPAG Business School, aims to bring together academics, practitioners and policymakers sharing their research findings and discussing current and challenging issues in banking and finance. The Symposium is also an ideal occasion for Vietnamese scholars to exchange research experiences and develop research projects with their international colleagues.

The scientific and organizing committee welcome submissions in all areas of banking and finance presentation at the conference no later than 15 August 2021. Early submission is highly encouraged, and decision is made as soon as the review is completed.

The main topics of the conference include, but not limited to: Asset pricing and allocation; Banking regulation and financial services; Behavioral finance; Capital market integration; Corporate finance, IPOs, SEOs, M&A; Corporate governance; Dynamics of international capital markets; Emerging markets finance; Entrepreneurial finance; Finance and sustainability; Financial crises and contagion; Financial econometrics; Financial engineering and derivatives; Financial markets, institutions and money; Financial modeling; Financial policy and regulation; Investment funds; Macro-financial linkages; Market behavior and efficiency; Market linkages, financial crises and contagion; Market microstructure; Monetary and financial macroeconomics; Portfolio management and optimization; Risk management.

• Prof. Robert DeYoung, University of Kansas, United States & Co-Editor of the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking
• Prof. Haluk Unal, University of Maryland, United States & Managing Editor of the Journal of Financial Services Research

• Jonathan Batten, Professor of Finance, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia & Editor of Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money
• Robert DeYoung, Koch Distinguished Professor in Business Economics and Harold Otto Chair of Economics, University of Kansas, USA & co-editor of the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking
• Cheng-Few Lee, Distinguished Professor, Rutgers University, New Jersey & Editor of Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting
• Haluk Unal, Professor of Finance, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, United States & Managing Editor of the Journal of Financial Services Research

• Thi Kim Hao Do, Vice-President, Banking Academy of Vietnam, Vietnam
• Duc Khuong Nguyen, Deputy Dean for Research, IPAG Business School, France & President, AVSE Global

• Sabri Boubaker, EM Normandie Business School, France
• Hung Do, Massey University, New Zealand & Finance and Banking Network, AVSE Global
• Thi Hoang Anh Pham, Banking Academy, Vietnam

Authors are invited to submit their papers in PDF files, no later than 15 August 2021 via the conference website: https://vsbf2021.sciencesconf.org/

Submitted manuscripts will be peer-reviewed. No submission fee is required. General inquiries regarding the call for papers should be directed to any of conference chairs.

• Submission deadline: 15 August 2021
• Notification of review results: 31 August 2021
• Registration deadline: 25 September 2021
• Conference event: 28–30 October 2021

Special Issue of Research in International Business and Finance on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Finance under the Guest-Editorship of Prof. Sabri Boubaker, Prof. Duc Khuong Nguyen, and Prof. Davide La Torre.

Special Issue of Finance Research Letters on "New Perspectives on Corporate Social Performance: Firm’s Resilience in Crisis Times, Risk Mitigation and Organizational Regulation" under the Guest-Editorship of Prof. Maria Giuseppina Bruna and Dr. Abderrahman Jahmane, and under the Supervision of Prof. Samuel Vigne.

Special Issue of Economic Modelling on "Sustainable economics and finance: Is the sky bluer than before?" under the Guest-Editorship of Prof. Sabri Boubaker.

In consultation with the Editors-in-Chief of Annals of Operations Research, Journal of Forecasting, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Quarterly Journal of Finance and Accounting, Review of Corporate Finance, and Risk Management, authors of best conference papers will be invited to submit their papers to a regular issue of the Journals.

For queries, please send an email to vsbf2021@sciencesconf.org