The 7th Vietnam International Conference in Finance (VICIF-2023)

Keynote speaker: Professor Sudipto Dasgupta, Department of Finance, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

We cordially invite you to submit your research papers for presentation at the 7th annual Vietnam International Conference in Finance (VICIF-2023), which will take place on the 6th and 7th of July 2023 in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, and a historical and cultural gateway to the country.

The VICIF-2023 conference is jointly organized by the Vietnam Finance Association International, Foreign Trade University, and University of Economics – the University of Danang,

We are excited to announce that the conference will be held in a face-to-face mode, providing a much-needed opportunity for academics, doctoral students, and practitioners to share their latest research findings, discuss current issues, and explore new directions in finance and related topics. The conference will offer an open and intimate environment for networking, collaboration, and exchange of ideas. We welcome submissions from scholars worldwide in all areas of finance, including but not limited to:

• Corporate finance and governance
• Asset pricing, investment and portfolio management
• Finance and sustainability
• Financial markets and institutions
• Financial technology
• Banking and financial regulations
• Behavioral finance and household finance
• Risk management and quantitative finance

Paper submission: Please submit your full papers (in English) by no later than April 30, 2023, via the conference website ( Submitted manuscripts will be peer-reviewed.

Important dates:
April 30, 2023 Deadline for paper submission
May 22, 2023 Notification of acceptance/rejection
June 3, 2023 Registration deadline
July 6-7, 2023 Conference event

Publication opportunities: The conference organizers, in consultation with the Guest Editors of the Special Issue on International Corporate Finance to be published by the Review of Corporate Finance, will invite the authors of high-quality papers presented at the conference to submit their manuscripts for fast-track review as part of this special issue.

Organizing committee:
• Assoc Prof Dr Tien Ngoc Dao, Foreign Trade University, Vietnam
• Huu Nhan Duong (co-chair), Monash University, Australia
• Peter Kien Pham (co-chair), University of Sydney, Australia
• Kien Dinh Cao and Nam Hoang Vu, Foreign Trade University, Vietnam
• Lam Tung Dang and Man Dang, University of Economics – the University of Danang, Vietnam
• Viet Anh Dang, University of Manchester, UK
• Nick Nhut Nguyen, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
• Hieu Van Phan, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA
• Anh Luong Tran, City University London, UK

Best paper awards: Presented papers will be considered for the following awards:
Best Paper Award in Corporate Finance, Financial Intermediation and Sustainable Finance
Best Paper Award in Asset Pricing, Investment, and Financial Technology
Best PhD Paper Award

Keynote speaker: Prof. Sudipto Dasgupta is currently a Professor at the Department of Finance at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (2018 – present). He previously held positions as Distinguished Professor, Lancaster University (2015 – 2018), Department Head (2013 – 2015), Chair Professor (2008- 2017), Professor (2004 – 2008), Associate Professor (2000 – 2004), and Assistant Professor (1995 – 1997) at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, State Bank of India Chair Professor of Finance (1998 – 1999) at Jawaharlal Nehru University, Associate Professor (1997 – 1998) at India Statistical Institute, and Assistant Professor (1988 – 1995) at the University of Southern California. He was the Managing Editor of the International Review of Finance from 2008-2018 and is a Senior Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI), and the Asian Bureau of Finance and Economics Research (ABFER). He was a board member of the Financial Intermediation Research Society (FIRS) from 2013-2015, and was a member of the Nomination Committee of the American Finance Association in 2011, and is currently a board member and Academic Director for the Asia-Oceania region of the Financial Management Association. Sudipto received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Southern California (1988), his M.A. from the University of Calcutta (1980), and his B.A. from Presidency College (1977). His recent research is mostly in the field of corporate finance, and his work has been published in the Journal of Finance, the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Management Science, Review of Finance, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Economic Theory, International Economic Review, Economic Theory, European Economic Review, Canadian Journal of Economics, and several other journals

Conference venue: The conference will be held at the InterContinental Hanoi Westlake Hotel. The hotel is located on the peaceful waters of the largest lake in the city, just minutes from the Old Quarter and other major attractions.

Contacts for queries: Peter Kien Pham ( and Kien Dinh Cao (