Office of Financial Research (OFR) PhD Symposium 2022

Conference date

03 Nov 2022


Washington, DC


The Office of Financial Research (OFR) within the U.S. Treasury Department is pleased to announce a PhD symposium on dissertations related to financial stability. Barring unforeseen circumstances, the event will take place in-person on Thursday, November 3, 2022 at the OFR office (717 14th Street NW, Washington DC, 2022). Travel and lodging will be provided to all presenting paper authors. The paper submissions will be restricted to papers on topics related to financial stability by students currently enrolled in a U.S. PhD program. Submissions must include a full version of the paper (no extended abstracts), along with student background information (i.e., CV) by August 15, 2022 in order to be considered.

The symposium will focus on highlighting student research on the dynamics governing financial markets and their implications for financial stability. The topics covered will include:

• Banking
• Macroprudential policies
• Financial regulation
• Asset pricing bubbles and tail risk
• Financial markets
• Interconnectedness of financial institutions and contagion risk
• Investment managers and risk management
• Financial Risks of Climate Change
• Digital Currencies
• Cybersecurity

The deadline for submissions is August 15, 2022. Please send completed papers by email to and include “PHD SYMPOSIUM” in the subject line. Accepted students will be notified by early September. Other questions regarding the call for papers or the conference can be directed to