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2022 Asian Finance Association AsianFA Annual Conference

2022 Asian Finance Association (AsianFA) Annual Conference June 27 - 29, 2022 (Mon-Wed) Hong Kong SAR, China   The Asian Finance Association (AsianFA) invites submission of research papers on finance to the Association's 2022 Annual Conference. The conference will be hosted by the School of Accounting and Finance, Faculty of Business, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, in Hong Kong during June 27 - 29, 2022. The conference provides an open platform for finance scholars worldwide to present their recent research and exchange ideas and information on new developments in finance research. The majority of the sessions will include papers selected through open competition. In addition, there will be several invited sessions where leading researchers in different areas will be invited to present their latest work. A doctoral consortium will be held as part of the 2022 AsianFA Annual Conference.   KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Professor Wei Xiong, Trumbull-Adams Professor of Finance, Professor of Economics, Department of Economics and Bendheim Center for Finance, Princeton University; Academic Dean, School of Management and Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen   TOPICS: The theme of the conference is on frontiers of finance research in the post-pandemic world. Papers in all areas of finance are welcome, including corporate finance, asset pricing, market microstructure, behavioral finance, financial institutions, financial crisis, international finance, and emerging capital markets. Accepted papers are eligible for several categories of best paper awards.   DOCTORAL CONSORTIUM: Doctoral students are welcome to present their dissertations at the consortium which will be led by leading scholars. A travel grant of USD1000 will be awarded to selected doctoral presenters at the consortium.   CONFERENCE SPECIAL ISSUES: Pacific Basin Finance Journal Special Issue, edited by Steven Wang, Robin Chou, Walid Saffar, and Shaojun Zhang (Authors will be given the details on how to submit their 2022 AsianFA Conference papers, including the doctoral consortium, for publication in the special issue when they receive the AsianFA conference paper acceptance decisions. The submission deadline to PBFJ Special Issue is August 31, 2022. All submitted papers will go through the normal review process for the PBFJ. Please send email to jchia@hawaii.edu for further enquiries.) International Review of Finance Special Issue on the theme "ESG, Carbon Finance, and Sustainable Investing", edited by Dragon Tang BEST PAPER AWARDS: The conference will offer multiple categories of best paper awards. The awards in each category will be decided on by an Award Committee. These awards include: Three best paper awards sponsored by the Asian Finance Association (USD1000 each). Four best paper awards sponsored by the Pacific-Basin Finance Journal (USD1000 each). Two best doctoral paper awards for the doctoral consortium sponsored by the School of Accounting and Finance, Faculty of Business, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (USD1000 each). More awards to be announced. PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Paper status: only completed papers (both conference and doctoral consortium) will be considered. Submission format: a blind copy of the manuscript and a separate file for the cover page containing the paper title, the abstract and author information. Only PDF or MS-Word versions are accepted. Submission for Conference: https://editorialexpress.com/conference/AsianFA2022/ Submission for Doctoral Consortium: email to asianfa.dc@polyu.edu.hk Submission deadline: February 20, 2022 Decision communication: April 15, 2022 ENQUIRES: Please send email to asianfa.conf@polyu.edu.hk (AsianFA Annual Conference) asianfa.dc@polyu.edu.hk (AsianFA Doctoral Consortium  

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