Call for papers autumn 2018


Autumn Seminar Inquire Europe (2018)
30 September - 2 October 2018, Kempinski  Corvinus Hotel, Budapest, Hungary


As part of its activities Inquire Europe organizes annual seminars. A major part of the autumn 2018 seminar will be devoted to:

"ESG exposure and portfolio construction"

Authors, both academics and from the financial industry, are invited to submit papers for presentation at the seminar. Papers should have a quantitative background, with empirical testing of models, or other practical relevance and applications.  We also encourage submissions of papers also on subtopics in the broad area of Institutional Investing and Asset Management that do not fit the main topic for the seminar. The audience of the Inquire seminar consists of financial professionals, mostly asset managers, all with experience in quantitative analysis of financial markets. A typical presentation will last ca. 30 minutes, plus 30 minutes discussion with the audience. Papers for presentation will be selected by the program committee of Inquire.


Completed papers should be sent before or on Wednesday 9 May 2018 to Theo Nijman at
(Please include: title, authors, affiliations and (e-mail) addresses).



INQUIRE will pay the travel (economy class) and lodging expenses for the speakers at the meeting.
Inquire Europe awards a cash prize to the speakers that presented the best paper at the semi-annual seminar. The amount of the prize is € 4000,00.



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Any questions may be directed to Theo Nijman (Academic Coordinator of Inquire Europe)
Phone: +31 13 466 83 67 (office)
Postal address:
Department of Finance and CentER, Tilburg University
Office Intermezzo I 611
P.O. Box 90153
5000 LE Tilburg
The Netherlands