IRMC 2024 Milan, Italy June 24-25, 2024

Call for Papers

International Risk Management Conference

Key Dates

Submission Deadline

April 12, 2024 (Full papers Regular Sessions)

Paper Acceptance

April 26, 2024 (Full papers Regular Sessions)

International Risk Management Conference 2024
17th Edition of the Annual Meeting of The Risk, Banking and Finance Society
Milan, Italy – SDA Bocconi
June 24-25, 2024

Risk Management Models, Policies, and Practices in Times of High Interest Rates and Uncertainty

Conference Dates:             June 24-25, 2024
Call for Papers Deadline:  April 12, 2024 (Full papers – final drafts)
Paper Acceptance:
            April 26, 2024


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After the successful hybrid event in Florence (Italy) where 150 colleagues presented their papers, we are happy to announce the IRMC2024 edition. The Risk Banking and Finance Society, in collaboration with the IRMC permanent organizers University of Florence, NYU Stern Salomon Center and Fundação Dom Cabral in the role of South American HUB, the co-organizer JRC-European Commission and this year’s host institution SDA Bocconi invite you to join the 17th edition of the International Risk Management Conference which will be held in June 24-25, 2024 (Milan, Italy). This year’s meeting will bring together leading experts from various academic disciplines and professionals for a two days conference, including three keynote plenary sessions, three parallel featured sessions and a professional workshop. The conference welcomes all relevant theoretical, methodological, and empirical contributions.

Keynote and Featured Speakers:
Invited speakers of the 17th edition are Linda Allen (City University of New York), Edward I. Altman (NYU Stern),  Menachem Brenner (NYU Stern), Michael Spence Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (Stanford University) and Zhiguo He (Stanford University). Other prominent speakers will be announced as soon as they confirm their participation.

Best Paper Awards:
We are happy to announce the following awards:
Each winner paper will receive a prize of €1000.

Publication opportunities:
Special Issue of The Review of Asset Pricing Studies
Executive editor: Zhiguo He (Stanford University)
The Review of Asset Pricing Studies will publish a special issue devoted to IRMC2024. Selected papers presented at IRMC2024 will be considered through a dual submission process. A paper is eligible for the dual submission option if it has not been previously rejected from RAPS and if the paper is not currently under review at another journal. Dual-submitted papers will be reviewed for possible inclusion on the IRMC conference program and for possible invitation to submit to the RAPS.

Special Issue of The Journal of Credit Risk
Editors-in-chief: Linda Allen (Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College – CUNY) and Jens Hilscher (University of California, Davis)
The Journal of Credit Risk will publish a special issue devoted to IRMC2024. Authors of papers presented at IRMC2024 are invited to submit their papers to this special issue. The submission deadline will be subsequently to the conference.

Selected papers on The Quarterly Journal of Finance
The conference organizers, in collaboration with the editors of QJF will invite the authors of selected conference papers to submit their manuscripts to the journal.

Selected papers on FinTech
The conference organizers, in collaboration with the editors of FinTech will invite the authors of selected conference papers to submit their manuscripts to the journal.

Professional Workshop:
Practitioners’ Workshop on “Risk management practices in times of high interest rates and uncertainty” – moderated by Maurizio Dallocchio (SDA Bocconi)
Workshop speakers include Davide Alfonsi (Intesa Sanpaolo, Chief Risk Officer), Chiara Scotti (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Senior Vice President and Director of Research) and Celso Brunetti (Federal Reserve Board).

Organizing Committee:
Permanent Conference Organizers: Edward I. Altman (NYU Stern), Oliviero Roggi (University of Catania and FDC Dom Cabral), Celso Brunetti (Federal Reserve Board), Alessandro Giannozzi (University of Florence)
 IRMC2024 Organizing Committee: Maurizio Dallocchio (Bocconi University); Leonardo Etro (SDA Bocconi)
IRMC Co-organizer: JRC-European Commission, Francesca Campolongo, Lucia Alessi and Andrea Pagano
Scientific Committee Chairs: Menachem Brenner (NYU Stern), Chiara Scotti (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas)

Conference Topics:
Both theoretical and empirical papers are encouraged in areas that include, but are not limited to: Asset pricing; Banking; Financial econometrics; Capital markets; Financial intermediation; Corporate finance; Financial crises; Corporate governance; Market microstructure; Financial regulation; International corporate finance; Risk management; Emerging market; Corporate investment decision; Global risk markets; Macro-financial linkages; Financial policy securitization; Behavioural finance; Financial integration; Mathematical & computational finance; Stochastic optimization approaches in finance; Mergers & acquisitions; Modelling, money and liquidity; Sustainable finance; Climate change risk. Central Bank measures and liquidity bazooka-effect” during COVID-19 pandemic; Liquidity risk and market liquidity in equity and debt markets, exchange-traded and OTC securities and derivatives; Information about coronavirus pandemic and asset prices determination: the impact of financial information on assets price; High-frequency data analysis and anomaly detection in stocks, oil, commodities, repos and potential; The impact of government policies implemented before or during the crisis on financial markets and institutions; Procyclical feedback of central counterparty margin requirements, regulatory capital requirements and bank risk-management practices; Borrower runs on bank lines of credit; Asset management performance during the pandemic: leveraged ETFs and crowded trades; Lending and performance of financial institutions during the crisis.

A special session is dedicated to risks related to climate change risks and resilience of financial institutions. A detailed list of topics can be found here: click here

Conference Submission:
Full papers must be submitted by April 12, 2024. The accepted full papers will be presented in parallel sessions. Final minor revisions are acceptable. A maximum of two papers per person can be submitted but only one paper, if accepted, will be listed for presentation in the parallel sessions. Abstract submission will entitle presenter to participate in the Poster Session only.

To Submit: electronic submission at click here
For Submission Detailsclick here

Permanent Scientific Committee: for info click here

Conference Management & Contact Information:
The Risk, Banking and Finance Society
Tel: +39 055 2759724
Email: – website:

Hoping that you will join the conference in Milan.
Best Regards,

On behalf of the Organizing Committee
Oliviero Roggi, University of Catania and Fundação Dom Cabral, Executive Conference Chairman

Organizing Committee

Permanent Conference Organizers

Edward I. Altman, NYU Stern
Oliviero Roggi, University of Catania and FDC
Celso Brunetti, Federal Reserve Board
Alessandro Giannozzi, University of Florence

Scientific Committee

Menachem Brenner, NYU Stern)
Chiara Scotti, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Host Institution IRMC2024

SDA Bocconi, Milan (Italy)

Host institution Organizing Committee

Maurizio Dallocchio, Bocconi University
Leonardo Etro, SDA Bocconi

IRMC2024 Co-Chairs

Maurizio Dallocchio, Bocconi University
Leonardo Etro, SDA Bocconi

Conference Consultants

– Giorgio Bertinetti, University of Venice
– Maurizio Dallocchio, Bocconi University
– Riccardo De Lisa, University of Cagliari & FITD
– Maurizio Fanni, University of Trieste
– Herbert Rijken, VU University Amsterdam
– Torben Juul Andersen, CBS
– Małgorzata Iwanicz-Drozdowska, Warsaw School of Economics
– Cosimo Pacciani, European Stability Mechanism
– Dan Galai and Zvi Wiener, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
– Bertrand Maillet, EM Lyon and Phillip Bernard, University of Paris Dauphine
– Maurizio Dallocchio, Bocconi University and Giampaolo Gabbi, SDA Bocconi & University of Siena

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