2018 WFA Meeting / Conference

June 17-20, 2018
Del Coronado,

Coronado, CA

Call For Papers /

Members and friends of the Western Finance Association are invited to submit papers to be considered for presentation at the 2017 Annual Meetings. Papers on any topic related to finance will be considered.

The deadline for submissions was midnight PST, November 18, 2017. Papers will be reviewed anonymously by up to three members of the Program Committee, and authors will be notified of the Program Committee’s decisions by the end of March, 2018.

Best Paper Awards

(tentative and subject to change)

USC Marshall School of Business Trefftzs Award of $5,000 for the best student paper.

Charles River Associates Award of $5,000 for the best paper on corporate finance.

NASDAQ OMX Award of $5,000 for the best paper on asset pricing.

Wharton School – WRDS Award of $5,000 for the best empirical finance paper.

QMA Award of $5,000 for the best paper on investment management.

Conference registration / Registration will open February 2018



Price is $30 after may 22, 2018



Price is $125 after may 22, 2018



Price is $175 after may 22, 2018

Program Committee Member


Regular member/non-member pricing after may 22, 2018. Program committee members: please note that you must register before may 22 to receive the program committee member complimentary registration fee.)

Conference Location

Hotel Del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118
Coronado, CA

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