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The 4th International Symposium on Energy and Finance Issues (ISEFI-2016), jointly organized by the IPAG Energy Economics Center (IPAG Business School) and the Centre of Geopolitics of Energy and Raw Materials (Paris Dauphine University) with the support of the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE), will take place on 24-25 March 2016 in Paris, France. It aims to provide academics, policymakers, and practitioners with a valuable forum for discussion and critical analysis of the major issues and challenges that interrelate energy and financial markets.


The conference organizers would like to invite the submission of both theoretical and empirical papers (in PDF files) relating to all aspects of energy markets and their interactions with financial markets. We welcome submissions in the following, but not limited to, topics

  • Corporate finance analysis for energy companies
  • Econometrics of energy markets
  • Energy and climate models
  • Energy and environment
  • Energy derivatives: pricing and hedging
  • Energy and financial market interactions
  • Energy issues in developing and emerging markets
  • Energy policy for transportation
  • Energy prices: modeling and forecasting
  • Energy risks: assessment and modeling
  • Financial and economic analysis of energy markets
  • Financial regulation of energy and environmental markets
  • Finance and investment in renewable energy
  • Geopolitics of energy
  • Oil and shale gas
  • Renewable and alternative technology policy
  • Security of energy supply (electricity, oil, gas)
  • Speculation and energy prices
  • State regulation and energy governance

The extended deadline for submission of completed papers is the 15th of February 2016.



Professor Lutz KilianUniversity of Michigan, United States


Lutz Kilian, Professor of Economics, received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1996 and his M.A. in Development Banking from The American University in 1988. He joined the faculty at Michigan in 1996. Prior to his Ph.D., he worked for the research department of the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, DC. During 2001-03 he served as an adviser to the European Central Bank in Frankfurt/M., Germany. Professor Kilian has been a research visitor at the Federal Reserve Board, the European Central Bank, and the International Monetary Fund. He has also been a consultant for the International Monetary Fund, the Inter-American Development Bank, the World Trade Organization, the European Central Bank, the Bank of Canada, and the European Parliament, among others. Professor Kilian has published over 70 articles. Professor Kilian has been an Associate Editor of the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, the Journal of Development Economics, and the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, among other journals. He is a research fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Analysis, the Center for Financial Studies, and the Euro Area Business Cycle Network.

TopicA General Approach to Recovering Market Expectations from Futures Prices With an Application to Crude Oil


Professsor Adonis Yatchew, University of Toronto, Canada 


Adonis Yatchew is a Professor of Economics at the University of Toronto, Canada. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University in 1980, and has held visiting appointments at Trinity College (Cambridge) and the University of Chicago. Dr. Yatchew has conducted major studies in electrical utilities and oil pipelines as well as in the airline, natural gas, minerals, banking, and entertainment industries. Dr. Yatchew has published widely on econometric estimation techniques, with specific attention to nonparametric procedures, in prestigious journals such as EconometricaJournal of Economic LiteratureJournal of Econometrics, and Review of Economics and Statistics. Of particular note is his book entitled "Semiparametric Regression for the Applied Econometrician", published by Cambridge University Press. Dr. Yatchew has also written extensively on regulatory schemes in the area of electricity, and is the Editor-in-Chief of the Energy Journal. In addition to this, he has assisted in a variety of litigation procedures and has testified on numerous regulatory matters.



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