The 20th Annual Conference on Pacific Basin Finance, Economics, Accounting, and Management
will be held at Rutgers University, USA
on September 8 and September 9, 2012.




Conference Organizers:

Rutgers University, USA

Foundation of Pacific Basin Financial Research and Development, Taiwan


Program Co-Directors:

Cheng-Few Lee, Rutgers University, USA

Daniel Weaver, Rutgers University, USA


Keynote Speakers:

Kose John, New York University, USA   1Bio  

Wayne Ferson, University of Southern California, USA   1Bio  

Baruch I. Lev, New York University, USA   1Bio


Special Speaker:

Louis Scott, UBS, USA   1Bio  


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, Taiwan

World Scientific



Paper Submission

The deadline for paper submission is March 31, 2012. Authors should send a Word or PDF file of their completed paper in English. Each submission should have the following on the cover page:

1.   Title of the paper

2.   Each author’s

o     name

o     Affiliation

o     E-mail address

o     Fax number

o     Telephone number


On the second page of the paper should be an abstract. Only electronic submissions will be accepted to and Authors will be notified of the review committee’s decision by April 15, 2012.



Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

Issues of WTO

Corporate Governance

Financial Engineering

Executive Compensation Schemes

Fair Value Accounting
and IFRS

Market Microstructure

Financial Reform after Financial Crisis

Derivative Securities

Debt & Equity Markets

Managed Funds

Bank Risk Management

New Basel Capital Accord



Business Policies

Accounting Information System

Financial Accounting

Governmental & Not-for-Profit Accounting


Actuarial Science and Insurance

Lessons Learned from Bank Failure Management

Financial Market & Economic Development

Real Estate Finance & Mortgaged-Backed Securities

Corporate Finance and Restructuring




Conference Registration Fee

Please send conference registration fee US $250 which covers one dinner and 2 lunches (check to be made payable to Rutgers University) to following address. Please note that the registration form and a title page of your submitted paper should be sent along with the check. 


Prof. Cheng-Few Lee

Rutgers Business School

Room 141, Janice H. Levin Building

Rockafeller Road

Piscataway, New Jersey 08854-8054


Tel: (848) 445-3530

Fax: (732) 445-5927



Please note that the Registration fee of 2012 PBFEAM is as follow:

Registered before June 30, 2012:  the registration fee will be US$ 250       

Registered after June 30, 2012:  the registration fee will be US$ 300         




Publication Note

To be considered for publication, the author should formally submit his/her paper to and send US$150 submission fee (check to be made payable to Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting) to the following address. Professor Lee will decide the paper will be published in RQFA, RPBFMP, AFPF, AIAPM, AQAFA, or Advances in Pacific Basin Business, Economics, & Finance in accordance with the reviewer’s comments.


Prof. Cheng-Few Lee

73 Hidden lake drive

North Brunswick

New Jersey 08902, USA

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