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Raj & Kamla Gupta Governance Institute, Drexel University 2019 Academic Conference Call For Papers

Registration Cost(s):
One Paper Submission Fee: $75.00
Two Paper Submission Fee: $150.00
Three Paper Submission Fee: $225.00

ORGANIZED BY: The Raj & Kamla Gupta Governance Institute at Drexel University, LeBow College of Business

The Raj & Kamla Gupta Governance Institute is currently accepting papers for the 12th Annual Corporate Governance Conference taking place on APRIL 12, 2019 at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business. The conference features theoretical and empirical research related to corporate governance, with a slight preference for topics related to the conference honoree’s work. Each year the conference honors a researcher with an award for outstanding contributions to research in corporate governance and invites them to present the keynote speech during the conference. Previous recipients include Michael Jensen, Rene Stulz, Andrei Shleifer, Steven Kaplan, Harold Demsetz, Kevin Murphy, Michael Weisbach, Jonathan Karpoff, Laura Starks, Luigi Zingales, and David Yermack.

David Denis
Roger S. Ahlbrandt, Sr. Chair and Professor of Business Administration
Katz School of Business, University of Pittsburgh

SUBMISSION FEE: The cost to submit a paper is $75 per paper. To submit a paper for consideration for this conference please sign up for this event and upload your paper.

DEADLINE: The deadline for submission of papers is NOVEMBER 18, 2018.

PAPER SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS: To be eligible for submission, the paper must still be at a revisable stage (i.e. neither published nor so close to publication that significant changes are not feasible) by the date of the conference.

When uploading your paper please note, your paper MUST be saved with the following file name: All Authors’ Last Names_Paper Title.pdf.

Submitting Author’s name should be first and in all caps with the shortened title of the paper following after an underscore. (See example below)
WALKLING-Schlingemann-Stulz_Corporate Focusing and Internal Capital Markets.pdf.

If you are submitting more than one paper, please either (1) have a co-author submit one of the papers, or (2) zip all the papers into a single file and upload the zipped file. For those choosing option 2, please note that the submission fee is $75 per paper. If you have any questions, please contact Angel Hogan, Department Manager,, or Michelle Lowry, Academic Director,

We expect to notify authors about acceptances by early February 2019.

You are welcome to register and attend the conference whether or not you submit a paper and whether or not your paper is accepted. Conference registration will be provided in a separate link and will be available in January 2019.

• Renee Adams
• Jeffrey Coles
• Martin Cremers
• Diane Del Geurcio
• David Denis
• Diane Denis
• B. Espen Eckbo
• Laura Field
• Todd Gormley
• Jarrad Harford
• Dalida Kadyrzhanova
• Jon Karpoff
• Simi Kedia
• Kenneth Lehn
• Paul Malatesta
• Nadya Malenko
• John McConnell
• Todd Milbourn
• Sara Moeller
• Kevin Murphy
• Lalitha Naveen
• Micah Officer
• Gordon Phillips
• Annette Poulsen
• Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
• Frederik Schlingemann
• Anil Shivdasani
• Laura Starks
• Michael Weisbach
• Tracie Woidtke
• Yuhai Xuan
• Ke Yang
• David Yermack

Who should attend?


  • Faculty
  • PhD


  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • General Business
  • Management