Call for Papers - 2023 Midwest Finance Association Annual Meeting

Conference dates

16 Mar 2023 - 18 Mar 2023


Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago, IL


The Midwest Finance Association invites you to submit research papers to the 2023 Annual Meetings to be held at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago, IL from Thursday March 16, 2023 to Saturday March 18, 2023. The conference welcomes papers in all areas, but this year’s conference will have a special focus on the theme of inequality, and we are excited to have confirmed leaders in this field as our Keynote Speaker and PhD Symposium Chair for this conference.

The submission deadline is Sunday October 9, 2022. Papers for the meeting will be reviewed anonymously and authors will be notified of the decision by the end of November.

Papers may be submitted at Each submission requires payment of a submission fee ($75).

Renée Adams, Professor of Finance, Saïd Business School; Senior Research Fellow, Jesus College, University of Oxford

Rawley Heimer, Associate Professor of Finance, Arizona State University, W.P. Carey School of Business

William Spriggs, Professor of Economics, Howard University and Chief Economist to the AFL-CIO

Hengjie Ai, University of Minnesota
Pat Akey, University of Toronto
Daniel Andrei, McGill University
Jack Bao, University of Delaware
Tobias Berg, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
Jaewon Choi, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Tony Cookson, University of Colorado, Boulder
Claudia Custodio, Imperial College London
Francesco D'Acunto, Georgetown University
Bjorn Eraker, University of Wisconsin Madison
Nicola Fusari, Johns Hopkins University
Nickolay Gantchev, University of Warwick
Pengjie Gao Pengjie, University of Notre Dame
Jean Helwege, University of California, Riverside
Sabrina Howell, New York University
Peter Iliev, Penn State University
Dalida Kadyrzhanova, Federal Reserve Board
Li Kai, Peking University HSBC Business School
Hyunseob Kim, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Jose Liberti, DePaul University; Northwestern University
Laura Xiaolei Liu, Peking University Guanghua School of Management
Michelle Lowry, Drexel University
Nadya Malenko, University of Michigan
David Mauer, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Filippo Mezzanotti, Northwestern University
Stanislava Nikolova, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Paige Ouimet, University of North Carolina
Michaela Pagel, Columbia University
Neil Pearson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Gordon Phillips, Dartmouth College
Enrichetta Ravina, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Alberto Rossi, Georgetown University
Farzad Saidi, University of Bonn
Ivan Shaliastovich, University of Wisconsin Madison
Elena Simintzi, University of North Carolina
Yuri Tserlukevich, Arizona State University
Wenyu Wang, Indiana University
Michael Weber, University of Chicago
Liyan Yang, University of Toronto
Liu Yang, University of Maryland

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