Presents the 13th Annual Conference on

Pacific Basin Finance, Economics, and Accounting


Friday, June 10 & Saturday, June 11, 2005


Livingston Student Center, Piscataway

Rutgers University at New Brunswick, NJ USA




About the Conference

The primary objective of the conference on Pacific Basin Finance, Economics, and Accounting (PBFEA) is to bring together eminent academics and industry leaders from the Pacific Basin region to discuss and exchange ideas on contemporary issues in areas such as financial markets, new products and services, financial regulation, banking, risk management, financial engineering, and business management and marketing. The PBFEA 2005 Conference is to be held on June 10-11, 2005 at Piscataway, New Jersey, USA and hosted by the Faculty of Rutgers Business School at Rutgers University.

The Conference will focus on issues relating to Asia Pacific financial markets and instruments, the economic and financial development, and the marketing and management of business of the region. Several prominent government officials, industry professionals, and leading academics from all over the world have been invited to share their thoughts. Special panel sessions on the above-mentioned topics have also been organized. Come and update yourself with the current and future trends of thoughts and research in the Pacific Basin region.



Call for Papers and Participation

Rutgers Business School is pleased to announce the 13th Annual Conference on Pacific Basin Finance, Economics, and Accounting. Academicians and practitioners are cordially invited to participate. Submitted papers will be double-blind reviewed by members of the program committee. Papers accepted for and presented at the conference will be conditionally accepted for publication, if the authors so desire, in one of the following publications:

Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting (RQFA)
Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies
Advances in Financial Planning and Forecasting
Advances in Quantitative Analysis of Finance and Accounting
Advances in Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management


Topics of interest include but are not limited to:


Impacts of Outsourcing on US Economy

Corporate Governance

Financial Engineering

Executive Compensation Schemes

Venture Capital

Market Microstructure

Financial Reform after Financial Crisis

Derivative Securities

Debt & Equity Markets

Managed Funds

Bank Risk Management

New Basel Capital Accord



Business Policies

Management Information Systems


Auditing & Taxation

Contract Design & Financial Intermediation

Actuarial Science and Insurance

Lessons Learned from Bank Failure Management

Financial Market & Economic Development


Real Estate Finance & Mortgaged-Backed Securities

Corporate Finance and Restructuring




In addition to the above, there will be invited practitioners panel sessions.


Click here for the program schedule


Paper Submission

The deadline for paper submission is March 15, 2005.  Authors should send a Word or PDF file of their completed paper in English. Each submission should have the following on the cover page:

Title of the paper
Each author’s name
E-mail address
Fax number
Telephone number

On the second page of the paper should be an abstract.  Only electronic submissions will be accepted to  Authors will be notified of the review committee’s decision by April 1, 2005.


Persons interested in participating as a chairperson or discussant should also formally express their interest. 

Publication Note

To be considered for publication, the author should formally submit his/her paper to Professor Cheng-few Lee, along with a submission fee of US$85 (check to be made payable to RQFA).  Professor Lee will decide on the appropriate journal for publication in accordance with the reviewer’s comments.


Program Director

Cheng-Few Lee, Rutgers University, USA


Program Co-Director

Ivan Brick, Rutgers University, USA

Nemmara Chidambaran, Rutgers University, USA


Conference Organizer

Rutgers Business School, USA


Conference Co-Organizers

National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

Foundation of Pacific Basin Financial Research and Development, Taiwan


Program Committee Members

James R. Barth, Auburn University, USA

Ren Raw Chen, Rutgers University , USA

Chin-chen Chien, National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan

J. Jay Choi, Temple University, USA

Yasuo Hoshino, University of Tsukuba, Japan

Frank C. Jen, SUNY at Buffalo, USA

John C. Lee, JP Morgan Chase & Company, USA

Alice C. Lee, San Francisco State University , USA

Picheng Lee, Pace University, USA

William T. Lin, Tamkang University, Taiwan

Martin Markowitz, Rutgers University, USA

Oded Palmon, Rutgers University, USA

James H. Scott, Prudential Investments, USA

Khee Giap Tan, Nangyang  Technological University, Singapore                       

Emilio Venezian, Rutgers University, USA

Gili Yen, Chaoyang University of Technology, Taiwan

Gillian Yeo, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore



The Whitcomb Center for Research in Financial Services

Rutgers Business School

            Taipei Economics and Culture Office in New York

            The Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies.

Taiwanese Financial Engineering Association

Livingston College, Rutgers University

Cenzone Tech, Inc


Click here for 2005 Conference Photos