Invited Speakers

We are pleased to announce that distinguished scholar Amine Tarazi will join the conference as keynote speaker:

Amine Tarazi is a professor of Economics and Finance at the University of Limoges (France) where he is currently the Director of a research center, LAPE, and Head of Master and PhD programs in Banking and Finance. He was appointed as a senior fellow of IUF (Institut Universitaire de France) in 2017 for recognition of his research achievements. He served as a Vice-President in charge of Research and President of the Scientific Board of the University and as head of the Economics Department and head of international affairs. He earned his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Limoges in 1992 and holds a MSc in Money, Banking and Finance from the University of Birmingham (UK). He also served as a research consultant for ACPR (French Prudential Supervisory Authority), where he is currently a member of the Scientific Committee, and has visited universities in many countries. He has coordinated several European Commission backed research projects and other international research programs and grants. In particular, he has acted as the global coordinator of the European Commission ASIALINK/B7-301/2005/105-139 program and is currently the global coordinator of the European Commission OPTBANK program involving various universities in Europe and Asia. He is currently an associate editor of the Journal of Money Credit and Banking, the Journal of Financial Stability, the European Journal of Finance and other Finance and Economics Journals. He has served as an associate editor of the Journal of Banking and Finance. His current research interests relate to financial institutions, bank risk and prudential regulation. His work has appeared in journals such as the Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Finance, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Economic Surveys, Journal of Comparative Economics, Applied Economics, Journal of Financial Services Research, and others.

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