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Call for Papers & Participation
European Joint Conference 2017
of the
Academy of Entrepreneurial Finance
and the
Academy of Behavioral Finance &
"Understanding Innovation, Entrepreneurial
Ventures and Finance in Europe and the World"

March 16-17, 2017, Stuttgart, Germany
Organized and Co-Sponsored by the University of Hohenheim, Germany
Venue: L-Bank Stuttgart
Ph.D. Workshop
March 15, 2017 at the University of Hohenheim

The aim of this conference is to discuss current research related to issues surrounding the financing of entrepreneurial businesses and innovation, and decision-making of institutions and individuals in the context of behavioral finance. Submissions in all areas of entrepreneurship, innovation, and behavioral finance and economics will be considered. Topics include, but are not limited to:
  • New forms of financing start-ups, young growing firms and innovation
  • Start-ups, young growing firms and innovation in a global context
  • Characteristics of entrepreneurs and investors / Effect on financing decisions
  • Business and financial decision making under risk and uncertainty
  • Behavioral portfolio choice of individual and institutional investors
  • Investor sentiment, market anomalies
  • Contribution of different funding sources to innovation and growth
  • Interplay among investors / Complexity of the entrepreneurial finance ecosystem
  • Processes of firm entry and exit
  • Sustainable finance and markets
  • The role of trust in investment management, markets, policy and regulation
  • Sources of data on entrepreneurial finance and methodological issues
  • Behavioral finance based financial risk analysis and applications
  • Further issues related to the fields of entrepreneurship, innovation, and behavioral finance and economics
The Second International Conference of the Academy of Entrepreneurial Finance - European Desk is promoted by the Institute of Entrepreneurship by H.E.R.M.E.S. Universities, the Academy of Behavioral Finance and Economics (ABFE), and the research network INEF (Thematic Network Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Finance).

Conference Chairs
Prof. Tereza Tykvová, University of Hohenheim, Germany
Prof. Patrick Roger, EM Strasbourg Business School, University of Strasbourg, France

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Jürgen Huber, University of Innsbruck, Austria

Journal Publications
Accepted papers may be granted a fast-track evaluation for one of the following journals:
  • Credit & Capital Markets
  • Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Journal of Behavioral Finance & Economics

Submission of Papers
Please submit your full paper at: https://aef2017.uni-hohenheim.de/submission. Early submission is encouraged.

Conference Registration
The registration fee is 350.00 €. For the "early bird"-rate of 300.00 € please register by February 17, 2017. For more information on the conference, travel and accommodation, please check the conference website: aef2017.uni-hohenheim.de.

Ph.D. Workshop
A Ph.D. Workshop on Entrepreneurial Finance will be held at the University of Hohenheim prior to the conference on March 15, 2017. We welcome submissions from Ph.D. students at any stage of their work. Submissions should be either an extended abstract or a full paper. Please indicate your progress toward completion of the thesis.

Special Sessions, Panels or Workshops
Persons or organizations interested in hosting a special session, panel or workshop are invited to submit a letter of interest by November 11, 2016 to aef2017@uni-hohenheim.de.