2018 3rd International Conference on

Economics, Finance and Management Science

May 27-29, 2018
Hangzhou, China

Important Dates

  • Submission: Jan. 20, 2018
       (Extended to Apr. 20, 2018)
  • Notification: 20-40 days after the submission
  • Publication: 30-60 days after the final edition
  • Conference: May 27-29, 2018
The conference accepts English and Chinese articles.

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Keynote Speakers

The information about the Keynote Speakers of ICEFMS2018 are as follows, which will be updated regularly.

Dr. Elizabeth Sushko
Department of Civil Law and Process of the Faculty Number 6, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Kharkiv National University of Internal Affairs, Ukraine

Biography: Dr. Elizabeth Sushko has a PhD in International law and is a multilingual international lawyer (English, Chinese, German, Russian, and Ukrainian). Since 2010 she has been doing a comparative legal analysis of laws in China, Germany and Ukraine, including company and joint venture laws. In 2017 she has successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation. The dissertation topic was “Civil-legal model of joint stock companies of Ukraine in terms of European integration and globalization: a comparative legal analysis of the legislation in Ukraine, Germany and China”. In 2012 Dr. Sushko has acquired additional education in Company Law-Legal English at the Cambridge Academy of English in Cambridge, UK. More about Dr. Sushko can be found at her personal website http://www.elsushko.com

Topic: One Belt and One Road Initiative: Challenges and International Legal Aspects

Abstract: The interest of different countries in cooperation with China is growing. It is so, especially due to the One Belt and One Road Initiative (the New Silk Road) that has been launched in 2013. It is a multilateral and large-scale infrastructure project to connect Asia and Europe by road, rail and sea (the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road).
China has already signed cooperation agreements with many countries and international organizations. A breakthrough was made in developing multilateral economic corridors. Steady progress is being made in synergizing the initiative with the Eurasian Economic Union.
This speech shall be focused on the scope of the One Belt and One Road Initiative as well as the challenges it faces from an international legal perspective.

Dr. Xiaoquan Jiang, Associate Professor
Department of Finance, College of Business, Florida International University, USA

Biography: Dr. Xiaoquan Jiang graduated from The University of Houston with a Ph.D. in finance, Texas A&M University with a MS in economics, Sichuan University with MA in economics, and the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China with EB in electronic engineering. Dr. Jiang has diversified teaching experiences at different universities and overseas, for instance, Sichuan University, University of Houston, University of Alaska, University of Northern Iowa, Hong Kong Polytech University and Florida International University. Dr. Jiang has taught the courses in undergraduate level, graduate level (including Master of Science in Finance and MBA), and doctoral level. Dr. Jiang’s research focus is on empirical asset pricing and valuation, risk-return relation, financial anomalies, capital market research in accounting. He has published papers in top finance journals, including the Journal of Business, Journal of Banking and Finance, Financial Management, Journal of Financial Markets, etc. Dr. Jiang received several best paper awards and research funds. Dr. Jiang served as a keynote speaker, session chair, presenter, and discussant for many national and international conferences.

Topic: Information Contents of Appraisal-based Index of Commercial Real Estate

Abstract: The commercial real estate market provides a unique environment to evaluate the information content of appraisal-based index of commercial real estate and the movement of transaction price to value. The assumption that asset prices, especially financial assets including stocks and bonds, reflect intrinsic value is the cornerstone of modern financial theory. Given the latent nature of intrinsic value, however, definitive empirical assessment has been difficult. The commercial real estate market’s long-term use of both judgment (appraisal) based returns and transaction returns provides a test of the role of intrinsic value. Statistically significant results from cointegrating models suggest that transaction based returns deviate from judgment based returns in the short run, but converge back to the equilibrium state. Additional tests show that the cointegrating residuals among transaction, appraisal and REIT returns predict the one-quarter-ahead transaction returns. The transaction or price returns are predictable with convergence to intrinsic value. The market moves to intrinsic value.

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