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.
Paper submission is now open. The deadline for submissions is 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.
(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 asset management.
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.)