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BELT & ROAD FORUM The 4th International Energy Finance Conference 2019

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The Asia-Pacific Applied Economics Association and the Xi’an University of Technology (XUT) are jointly organising the 4th Energy Finance conference. The conference will be held on April 20-21, 2019 at XUT, Xi’an, P. R. China. The aim of the conference is to present and discuss frontier research in all areas of finance related to energy markets, environment and green finance. Given the increasing role played by China in the global energy market, the conference also welcomes papers specifically on China.


The conference encourages submissions of topics that broadly cover the theme of energy finance. Specific topics including but not limited to the following areas are specifically welcomed:

- Role of energy prices in macroeconomic performance;

- Role of energy prices in stability of financial markets;

- Climate change and implications for energy pricing;

- Pricing, hedging, and risk analysis of energy markets;

- Volatility modelling of energy prices and economic implications;

- Corporate social responsibility and green investment;

- Portfolio optimization including energy/commodities derivatives;

- Financialization of energy markets;

- Clean energy investments;

- Role of financial technology in energy market performance;

- Micro & macroeconomic analysis of energy, environment and green finance;

- Corporate finance and risk management related to energy;

- Financing, mergers & acquisitions in energy markets/industries;

- Managerial accounting & economics for energy related corporations;

- Capital structure, privatization and funding of energy companies;

- Econometric/statistical analysis of energy markets;

- Regulation and taxation of energy and green industries;

- Global and regional trade of energy products;

- Forecasting energy demand and improving energy efficiency; and

- Trading strategies related to the energy markets.




Narayan, Paresh (Deakin University)

Hu, Wenxiu (Xi’an University of Technology)



Deadline, January 30, 2019: Deadline for Abstract/Paper Submission

February 10, 2019: Notification of acceptance

March 10, 2019: Registration deadline and full paper submission


Authors are invited to submit their research papers (in English) in word version to the following address: At this site you will need to register by creating an account.