Finance Events, Calls for Papers, Research Initiatives and Announcements 


EFA 51st Annual Meeting

The National Bank of Slovakia (NBS) is proud to organize the 51st Annual Meeting of the European Finance Association. The meeting will be held from 21 through 24 August, 2024.  The submission deadline is February 1, 2024 (midnight Standard Pacific Time).

European Finance Association The National Bank of Slovakia (NBS)

Call for Discussion Track or Extended Abstract Papers: IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence for Financial Engineering and Economics (CIFEr)

Since 1995, the IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence for Financial Engineering and Economics (CIFEr) has been a leading forum for research and applications of Computational Intelligence in Business, Finance and Economics. The financial services industry is presently undergoing considerable change due to the development of new technologically focused products and services. The understanding of these innovations requires multidisciplinary approaches from the perspective of industry, societal and government policies. The upcoming CIFEr 2024 will be co-hosted by the Center for Research toward Advancing Financial Technologies (CRAFT) funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation in the New York Metropolitan area.

Center for Research toward Advancing Financial Technologies (CRAFT)  Stevens Institute of Technology

Call for Papers: 2024 Summer Institute of Finance Conference

The Summer Institute of Finance (SIF) will host its fourteenth annual conference on July 14-15, 2024, in the city of Xi’an, China. Organized by the Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF) at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, the SIF conference typically selects 12 papers to discuss cutting-edge topics in current financial research. This year, it will devote the half-day on July 14 on Financial AI and Machine Learning in China and in the world.

Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Call for Papers: LAPE-FINEST Spring Workshop Bank Performance and Financial Stability in the Era of Responsible Banking

FINEST workshops are small meetings with an in-depth discussion (from top scholars) of a limited number of high-quality papers with the aim of fostering discussion among academics, policymakers, and practitioners about the evolving challengers facing banks. For the 2024 Spring Workshop, they expect to accept for presentation about six full papers and six short presentations in the PhD/Young Scholar sessions.

University of Limoges

Call for Papers: The 2024 Wellington Finance Summit

Victoria University of Wellington’s School of Economics and Finance is pleased to invite submissions in all fields of finance to be considered for presentations at the 2024 Wellington Finance Summit to be held on June 21st in Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand

Victoria University of Wellington

Call for Papers: 18th CEUS Workshop on European Economics

The Center for EUropean Studies (CEUS) is pleased to announce the 18th CEUS Workshop on European Economics. Founded in 2004, CEUS is an academic center that offers both research and educational programs on European economic integration. Each year, researchers present their research findings and promote an understanding of current European economic developments among participants from universities, financial institutions, and politics

Center for EUropean Studies at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management

Call for Papers: Lake District Workshop in Corporate Finance

Lancaster University’s workshop combines academic sessions featuring world-leading research in corporate finance with ample opportunities to informally interact, also in the beautiful setting of England’s Lake District, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Lancaster University 

Call for Papers - 21st Corporate Finance Days of Benelux Corporate Finance Network

The Benelux Corporate Finance Network is pleased to announce that the 21st Corporate Finance Days on September 12-13, 2024 at the Leuven campus of KU Leuven’s Faculty of Economics and Business. The conference invites empirical or theoretical papers in all fields of corporate finance and welcomes both PhD students and senior researchers from academia or practice.

KU Leuven’s Faculty of Economics and Business  Benelux Corporate Finance Network

Call for Papers - 30th Annual Meeting of the German Finance Association

The German Finance Association invites submissions of research papers for the 30th Annual Meeting in Aachen.  Please join them for a rich program, starting with a Meet-the-Editors session with Thierry Foucault as well as Stefan Nagel and other interesting talks on September 26, 2024

RWTH Aachen, FH Aachen German Finance Association

Call for Papers: Generative AI in Finance SI Paper Development Workshop

Dresden University of Technology is organizing a Paper Development Workshop together with Carol Alexander from University of Sussex and Denis Schweizer from Concordia University. We invite interested scholars to apply to present and discuss their current research on Generative AI in Finance. The workshop is associated with a Special Issue in the Journal of Banking and Finance on Generative AI in Finance and aims to provide authors with valuable insights from the editorial team prior to submission

Dresden University of Technology University of Sussex Concordia University

EFA Doctoral Tutorial 

The EFA-DT invites PhD students to submit their single-authored research paper on topics within the field of finance. Each student is limited to submitting one paper. Dual submission to the Annual Meeting and Doctoral Tutorial is allowed, note the separate deadlines and submission systems.

European Finance Association

Call for Papers: Fifth Research in Behavioral Finance Conference (RBFC)

Research in Behavioral Finance Conference invites submissions of papers on all aspects of behavioral finance. This includes work that examines the financial behavior of individuals (in their role as consumers, investors, managers or advisors), the financial behavior of groups and organizations (in the public or private sector), the dynamics of markets, and work at the intersection of any of these areas.

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam 

PhD Program in Finance and Master+ in Banking and Finance University of Limoges in France

University of Limoges

Irish Academy of Finance 5th Annual Conference

The Irish Academy of Finance would like to invite all academics and practitioners to participate in the Irish Academy of Finance (IAF) conference, 16-17 May 2024. The IAF is an internationally focused professional association for research and education on the discipline of Finance. It promotes the advancement of research, knowledge and education in the field of Finance with a particular focus on engaging academic and professional communities. It aims to enhance collaborations between researchers in Finance from many universities and other institutions in Ireland and abroad.  Papers in all areas of Finance, Money, Banking, Economic history, Monetary and Macro-Finance, Fintech, AI and Machine Learning, Sustainable Finance, and ESG are welcome. Authors of accepted papers will be required to discuss a paper in the same session.

The Irish Academy of Finance 

Research Symposium on Finance and Economics (RSFE) 2024 (Virtual)

The Research Symposium on Finance and Economics (RSFE) 2024 organized by IFMR GSB (formerly IFMR) at Krea University aims to bring researchers, academicians, and practitioners in finance and economics across the globe to present, discuss and deliberate upon emerging issues in finance and economics in contemporary world.  The symposium solicits research papers both theoretical and empirical on various topics in the field of finance and economics.

IFMR GSB (Krea University)

2nd European Sustainable Finance PhD Workshop. 

The Faculty of Business and Economics and the Centre of Climate Resilience of the University of Augsburg are organizing a PhD workshop together with colleagues from CREST, ENSAE, ESCP, KU Leuven, Warwick Business School, and Utrecht University on the topic of Sustainable Finance. They invite PhD students to apply to present and discusstheir current research to professors and other PhD students with a focus on Sustainable Finance. The submission is open to a wide range of theoretical and empirical work on Sustainable Finance including, but not limited to Corporate Finance and Governance, Asset Pricing, Climate Finance, and ESG Investing. The presentation of single-authored papers is particularly encouraged.

University of Augsburg CREST ENSAE ESCP KU Leuven Warwick Business School Utrecht University

Doctoral programme in Economics and Business at School of Economics and Business, University of Ljubljana (SEB LU) 

University of Ljubljana (SEB LU) 

China International Conference in Finance

The China International Conference in Finance (CICF) provides an open platform to bring together scholars worldwide to present current research and stimulate exchanges on new developments in finance.  Papers in all areas of finance are welcome. 

Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology     Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF), Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Second Aarhus Workshop on Strategic Interaction in Corporate Finance

The objective of this workshop is to present state-of-the-art academic research on topics related to strategic interaction in corporate finance. There will be one track of presentations over the course of two days, with a small number of papers on the program to allow for ample time for discussions and to create a stimulating environment. Each paper will have a discussant. The workshop will start with a welcome reception on the evening of Sunday August 18, 2024.

Aarhus University  Aarhus School of Business and Social Services

Call for applications for PhDs in Finance

Research Initiatives and Announcements 

Hong Kong Institute for Monetary and Financial Research (HKIMR) – Research Programmes

ERIM PhD Research Projects in Management

Research Grants provided by INQUIRE Europe

NETSPAR Theme Grants

For PhD programs see the Finance Education page 

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