Specialty Conference


Call for Paper: ABFER, CEPR and CUHK First Annual Symposium in Financial Economics

2 - 3 May 2019  •  Shatin, Hong Kong

Hosted by Chinese University of Hong Kong Business School and The Brevan Howard Centre, Imperial College Business School

Paper submissions in all areas of Finance are invited for this symposium. The symposium will take place on Thursday 2 and Friday 3 May 2019, at the Chinese University of Hong Kong Business School in Shatin, Hong Kong.

This symposium will bring together researchers from Europe and the Asia-Pacific interested in any area of financial economics. Both theoretical and empirical contributions are welcome. Professor Wei Xiong, Trumbull-Adams Professor of Finance at Princeton University, Co-Editor, Journal of Finance and Academic Dean, School of Management and Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, will be a keynote speaker at the conference. All presenting authors will receive travel support up to a maximum of USD 1,500 and accommodation is available at the nearby Grand Hyatt hotel, subject to availability.

Authors who are CEPR members can upload their submission on https://portal.cepr.org/abfer-cepr-and-cuhk-first-annual-symposium-financial-economics. If you do not currently have a CEPR profile, please create a new profile here https://portal.cepr.org/user/register and then click on the registration link above.

If you wish to attend please do ensure that your application and paper reach CEPR by 6:00 pm GMT/UTC, Monday 14 January 2019. We cannot accept submissions received after this date.

Submissions will be reviewed by the Programme Committee and based on their recommendations, the organisers will notify applicants in February 2019 and the programme will be finalised by early March 2019.

If you have any difficulties registering for this meeting, please contact Mandy Chan, Events Officer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or +44 20 7183 8804.

Franklin Allen (Imperial College London and CEPR) and Sudipto Dasgupta (Chinese University of Hong Kong and CEPR)


Corporate Finance
Bo Becker (Stockholm School of Economics and CEPR), Andrew Ellul (Indiana University and CEPR), Mariassunta Giannetti (Stockholm School of Economics and CEPR), Amil Dasgupta (London School of Economics and CEPR), Daniel Ferreira (London School of Economics and CEPR), Erwan Morellec (Swiss Finance Institute and CEPR), Enrique Schroth (Cass Business School and CEPR), Bart Lambrecht (Cambridge and CEPR), Kasper Nielsen (Copenhagen Business School), Jun-Koo Kang (NTU), Vidhan Goyal (HKUST), Ron Masulis (UNSW), Rik Sen (UNSW), Ling Cen (CUHK)

Banking and Financial Intermediation
Vasso Ioannidou (Lancaster University and CEPR), Thorsten Beck (Cass School of Business and CEPR), Hans Degryse (Catholic University of Leuven and CEPR), Rajkamal Iyer (Imperial College Business School and CEPR), Steven Ongena (University of Zurich and CEPR), Javier Suarez (CEMFI and CEPR), José Luis Peydró (University of Pompeu Fabra and CEPR), Sumit Agarwal (NUS), Wenlan Qian (NUS) Chen Lin (HKU)

Asset Pricing
Rui Albuquerque (Boston College and CEPR), Harjoat Singh Bhamra (Imperial College and CEPR), Miguel Ferreira (Nova School of Business and Economics and CEPR), Marcin Kacperczyk (Imperial College and CEPR), Semyon Malamud (Swiss Finance Institute and CEPR), David Thesmar (MIT and CEPR), Tarun Ramadorai (Imperial College and CEPR), Dong Lou (LSE and CEPR), Utpal Bhattacharya (HKUST), John Wei (Hong Kong Polytechnic University), Ekkehart Boehmer (Singapore Management University), Chu Zhang (HKUST), Abhiroop Mukherjee (HKUST), Stephen Dommock (Nanyang Technological University), Jay Cao (CUHK), Dragon Tang (HKU), Allaudeen Hameed (National University of Singapore), Chuan Yang Hwang (Nanyang Technological University), Tse-Chun Lin (HKU)

Submission Closed