Weekly Announcements – August 1, 2011

Here are the latest announcements from SSRN:

Announcing First International Conference on Engaged Management Scholarship on SSRN

In cooperation with the Weatherhead School of Management, the Management Research Network (MRN) is pleased to announce the First International Conference on Engaged Management Scholarship Online Proceedings. These proceedings are available to all users at no charge and contain abstracts of the conference papers with links to the full text in the SSRN eLibrary.

The International Conference on Engaged Management Scholarship has been established as a central venue for the advancement and sharing of knowledge related to engaged management scholarship carried out by professional business doctorate programs.

You can browse all First International Conference on Engaged Management Scholarship abstracts in the SSRN database by clicking on the following link. You may wish to bookmark it in your browser.

View Papers: http://ssrn.com/link/1st-Intl-Conf-Engaged-Mgmt-Scholarship.html
Conference URL: http://weatherhead.case.edu/events/engaged-management

Algorithmic Finance Joins FEN Partners in Publishing Journals

View Papers: http://www.ssrn.com/link/Algorithmic-Finance.html
Subscribe: http://hq.ssrn.com/jourInvite.cfm?link=Algorithmic-Finance

Algorithmic Finance is both a nascent field of study and a new high-quality academic research journal that seeks to bridge computer science and finance. It covers such applications as:

* High frequency and algorithmic trading
* Statistical arbitrage strategies
* Momentum and other algorithmic portfolio management
* Agent-based finance
* Complexity and market efficiency
* Algorithmic analysis of derivatives valuation
* Behavioral finance examining the algorithms of the investors
* Applications of quantum computation to finance
* News analytics and automated textual analysis

The journal’s publisher is IOS Press. The first issue will appear shortly. All online content is open-access and there will be no submission or author fees for at least the first two volumes. Authors retain copyright to their work.

Algorithmic Finance content is also available on SSRN where it is the first journal in FEN to allow comments on its content.

The advisory board comprises Kenneth J. Arrow, Herman Chernoff, David S. Johnson, Leonid Levin, Myron Scholes, Michael Sipser, Richard Thaler, and Stephen Wolfram. The editorial board includes Peter Bossaerts, Emanuel Derman, Ming-Yang Kao, Pete Kyle, David Leinweber, Richard J. Lipton, Avi Silberschatz, and Robert Webb. Philip Maymin is the managing editor and Jayaram Muthuswamy is the deputy managing editor.

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