The 2nd University of Vaasa Banking Research Workshop

The School of Accounting and Finance organizes the 2nd University of Vaasa Banking Research Workshop on May 24th, 2018. The keynote presentation will be given by Prof. Lucy Chernykh (Wells Fargo Professor of Banking, Clemson University, USA).

  • Time: May 24th, 12:00-15:45
  • Place: Auditorium Nissi/K218, Tritonia, University of Vaasa

Workshop Programme

Abstracts of the Presentations

Registration to the Workshop:

Deadline for registration: May 22nd, 2018



Opening of the Workshop: 12:00-12:05

Session I: 12:05-13:00

12:05­­­-12:30 Dr. Kim Ittonen (Hanken School of Economics)

Banks’ Audit Committees, Audit Firm Alumni, and Fees Paid to Audit Firm
Kim Ittonen (Hanken  School  of  Economics), Emma-Riikka  Myllymäki  (Aalto  University  School  of  Business), Per  C.  Tronnes  (University  of  New  South  Wales,  Australia)

12:30 - 13:00 Dr.  Denis  Davydov  (University  of  Vaasa)

Financial Stability and Public Confidence in Banks
Lucy  Chernykh  (Clemson  University,  USA), Denis  Davydov  (University  of  Vaasa), Jukka  Sihvonen  (University  of  Vaasa)

Keynote presentation:

13:15 - 14:15 Dr.  Lucy  Chernykh  (Clemson  University, USA)

Supervisory Oversight and Internal Fraud in Failing Banks
Lucy  Chernykh  (Clemson  University,  USA)

Coffee break: 14:15 - 14:45

Session II: 14:45-15:45

14:45 - 15:15 Mr.  Shaker  Ahmed  (University  of  Vaasa)

CEO Facial Masculinity and Bank Risk-Taking
Shaker  Ahmed  (University  of  Vaasa), Jukka  Sihvonen  (University  of  Vaasa), Sami  Vähämaa  (University  of  Vaasa)

15:15 - 15:45 Dr.  Jari-Mikko  Meriläinen  (European Central  Bank, University  of  Vaasa)

Western European Banks' Asset Liquidity and Credit Ratings
Jari-Mikko  Meriläinen  (European  Central  Bank,  University  of Vaasa)


Contact information:

Sami Vähämaa Sami Vähämaa 
School of Accounting and Finance, Finance (normalise scandinavian characters)
+358 29 449 8455
Tervahovi D343 
Denis Davydov Denis Davydov 
University Lecturer
School of Accounting and Finance, Finance
+358 29 449 8468
Tervahovi D344