Conference dates

02 Aug 2023 - 04 Aug 2023


University of Agder



STEVEN ONGENA - University of Zurich and Swiss Finance Institute (Switzerland).
RAJNA GIBSON BRANDON - University of Geneva (Switzerland)


You are cordially invited to submit your research papers for presentation consideration at the World Finance Conference (2023) that will take place on August 2rd-4th, 2023 in Norway. This three days conference, hosted by Universidad of Agder, promotes the exchange of ideas in research, teaching, and managerial practices through formal presentations of research, discussions and special sessions.

AREAS OF INTEREST: The scientific and organizing committees welcome submissions in all areas of finance, economics and Banking.

Authors will be notified of the acceptance decision by April 1st, 2023.


The awards will be given at the World Finance Conference Annual meeting and will recognize up to four papers:
• Best paper in Investments area - 1000 Euros
• Best paper in Corporate Governance area -1000 Euros
• Best paper in Financial Accounting area - 1000 Euros
• Best paper in Sustainable Finance area -1000 euros


The World Finance Conference is offering two options to PhD Students participate in our events: PhD Sessions( full papers) and Doctoral Tutorial ( incomplete papers):
Phd Sessions (Full papers): PhD students with completed papers, which includes literature review and statistics or models, can upload those papers on our platform. The World Finance Conference will organize a separated group of sessions only with PhD students from all the parts of the world, promoting the opportunity to discuss their researches and increase the network. The submissions must be done normally, choosing in the beginning of the submission the options "Student: Yes"
Doctoral Tutorial ( incomplete papers): The World Finance Conference also organizes a tutorial for PhD students as part of the Annual Meeting. We encourage PhD students to submit research proposals, or preliminary drafts, for one of their PhD essays and related to all the finance, economics and accounting areas. The Doctoral Tutorial will be chaired by a renamed group of top finance professors who will provide the students the opportunity to discuss their dissertation research with other doctoral students and top academics finance professors. The authors must submit the papers in our platform and choose the option " PhD Toturial" in the end of "Topic Areas".

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE: Frank Allen, Andrew Karolyi, René M. Stulz, Richard Brealey, Jay Ritter, Eduardo Schwartz, Jonathan Karpoff, Bhagwan Chowdhry, Raman Uppal, Michael Brennan, Anjan Thakor, Julian Franks, Henrik Cronqvist, Christopher Polk,Ian Cooper, Douglas Breeden, Harjoat Bhamra, Joseph P H fan, Ronald Masulis, Jun-Koo Kang, Marcin Kacperczyk, Rene Garcia, Tarun Ramadorai, Tom Smith, Wayne Ferson, Lloyd P Blenman,
Carlos P Maquieira, Carlos Pombo, Christian Wolff, Cynthia J Campbell, Pablo Fernandez,