NOW OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS, THROUGH AUGUST 31: CALL FOR PAPERS Special Issue of Asia–Pacific Journal of Financial Studies on Corporate Finance in the Global Economy: Value Creation via Innovations Special Issue Editor: Yong H. Kim University of Cincinnati Asia–Pacific Journal of Financial Studies (AJFS) invites manuscripts for a special issue on Corporate Finance in the Global Economy: Value Creation via Innovations and related issues, scheduled for publication in 2016. AJFS became the first finance journal published in Asia covered by the Social Science Citation Index (SSCI) in 2006. AJFS has been published since 1980 by the Korean Securities Association (KSA), the oldest and largest academic organization of finance scholars and practitioners in Korea. Visit http://wileyonlinelibrary.com/journal/apjfs and www.apjfs.org for additional information about the Journal. Globalization and market liberalization have led to borderless competition among corporations all over the world. To achieve sustainable growth, companies should create their competitive advantage via innovations in human capital, entrepreneurship, organizational structure, and so on. Various finance functions, such as asset pricing, corporate financing and investment, corporate governance, and risk management can assist companies in creating future value. The special issue is devoted to the empirical and theoretical studies of these and other related issues, both positive and normative. Examples of relevant topics may include, but are not limited to: . Investment in human capital and firm value . Corporate entrepreneurship and financial performance . Global competition and corporate governance . Corporate ownership, control and organizational changes and value creation . Globalization and capital budgeting, corporate finance and the cost of capital . Financial market integration and corporate financial policy . Cross-border joint ventures, alliances, M&A, outsourcing and boundaries of the firm . Corporate risk exposure and management in capital budgeting and financing decisions . Corporate finance and portfolio allocation strategies . Effects of globalization on financial constraints and investment . Effects of macroeconomic and financial crises on corporate finance . Financial liberalization and corporate finance . Emerging market multinationals and corporate governance . Political economy of culture, law, institution, and governance in corporate finance . Financial innovations and corporate finance . Behavioral issues related to firms and investors in corporate finance . Corporate cash holdings and firm value . Welfare consequences of financial globalization and corporate finance AWARDS: Up to eight papers will be selected for the Special Issue and a US$1,000 (or 1,000,000 KRW) award will be granted to each selected paper. SUBMISSION INFORMATION: All manuscripts must be in English and include an abstract of fewer than 500 words. The cover page should contain the paper’s title, the author’s name, affiliation, address, and e–mail address. The second page should contain only the paper’s title and abstract. All manuscripts should be submitted in PDF format to [log in to unmask] by August 31, 2015. No submission fee is required. We expect to complete the review process and communicate the results by December 31, 2015. Yong H. Kim Yong H. Kim, Ph.D. Professor of Finance Department of Finance Carl H. Lindner College of Business University of Cincinnati P.O. Box 210195 Cincinnati, OH 45221-0195 (513) 556-7084 (O); (513) 556-0979 (F) Email: [log in to unmask]<https://ucmail.uc.edu/owa/redir.aspx?C=5b71993455b04ee39dc087ff6cc1b74a&URL=mailto%3ayong.kim%40uc.edu> http://business.uc.edu/departments/finance/faculty/yong-kim.html http://business.uc.edu/departments/finance UC is a Top 20 premier public research university in the United States, and it takes immense pride and passion in educating 43,750 aspiring students poised to serve and lead the world in the 21st century. ____ AIB-L is brought to you by the Academy of International Business. For information: http://aib.msu.edu/community/aib-l.asp To post message: [log in to unmask] For assistance: [log in to unmask] AIB-L is a moderated list.