IRMC 2021

Call for Papers

International Risk Management Conference

Key Dates

Submission Deadline

April 1, 2021 (Full papers Regular Session and COVID-19 Special Session)

Paper Acceptance

April 19, 2021 (Full papers Regular Session and COVID-19 Special Session)

International Risk Management Conference 2021
14th Edition of the Annual Meeting of “The Risk, Banking and Finance Society”
June/July 2021


Risk Management during and after the Pandemic Storm: Recovery, Resilience and Sustainability

Conference Dates:             June/July 2021
Call for Papers Deadline:  April 1, 2021 (Full papers – Regular session and COVID-19 Special Session)
Paper Acceptance:
          April 19, 2021


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After the successful online IRMC2020 edition where 138 colleagues presented their papers online, we are now planning the IRMC2021 edition. The uncertainty due to the Covid-19 virus is still prevailing, however the Conference Organizing Committee looks forward to holding an in-person conference by the end of June, beginning July 2021. The host institution and event location will be communicated at the beginning of the coming year in accordance with the evolution of COVID cases and the international vaccine plan. Should the situation remain critical worldwide, the conference will be held online again. 

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, invite you to join the 14th edition of the International Risk Management Conference which 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 14th edition are Linda Allen (CUNY and Editor-in-chief Journal of Credit Risk), Edward I. Altman (NYU Stern) and Menachem Brenner (NYU Stern). Other speakers will be announced as soon as they confirm their participation.

Best Paper Awards:
In collaboration with Classis Capital SIM, we are happy to announce the following awards:
Each paper will receive a prize of €1000.

Publication opportunities:
Will be announced as soon.

Organizing Committee:
Permanent Conference Organizers: Edward I. Altman (NYU Stern), Oliviero Roggi (University of Florence and Fundação Dom Cabral‎)
IRMC South American HUBFundação Dom Cabral (Brazil), Viviane Barreto
Scientific Committee Chair: Menachem Brenner (NYU Stern)

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; Behavioral 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 dedicated to COVID-19’s impact on global financial stability and risk management practices will be organized. This special session invites submissions related to the impact of the pandemic on sovereign institutions, economic consequences and on financial institutions and markets. A detailed list of topic can be found here: click here

Conference Submission:
Full Paper Submission: Full papers must be submitted by April 1, 2021. 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. 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.

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,
Best Regards,

On behalf of the Organizing Committee
Edward Altman, NYU Stern, Conference Chairman and Professor Emeritus of Finance
Menachem Brenner, NYU Stern, Scientific Committee Chairman
Oliviero Roggi, University of Florence and Fundação Dom Cabral‎, Conference Executive Chairman
Alessandro Giannozzi, University of Florence, RBF Society Treasurer

Organizing Committee

Host Institution
Permanent Conference Organizers

Edward I. Altman, NYU Stern
Oliviero Roggi, University of Florence
Menachem Brenner, NYU Stern

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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