7th FRB/University of Maryland Short-Term Funding Markets Conference

Conference date

14 Jun 2024


Washington, DC


We invite authors to submit research papers to the 7th Short-Term Funding Markets (STFM) Conference, co-organized by the Federal Reserve Board of Governors and the University of Maryland’s Center for Financial Policy.

Date & Location: June 14, 2024 (Friday), Washington, D.C.

Paper Submission Deadline: February 15, 2024

The conference theme is broadly defined within the general umbrella of short-term funding markets. Relevant topics include, but are not limited to:
• Maturity and liquidity transformation (and its consequences) by banks, broker-dealers, money market mutual funds, and other financial intermediaries
• Repo markets and their clearing institutions
• Theories of frictions and fragility in short-term funding markets
• Effects of regulation and central bank intervention on funding markets, including the current regulatory environment
• How short-term funding markets affect capital structure and other corporate finance decisions
• Money creation and the demand for safe assets
• Fintech and encrypted currency

Paper Submission Procedure: The deadline for submissions is February 15, 2024. Please submit completed papers in PDF format without any author information to: STFM-Conference@frb.gov. In the email, please provide author names and preferred contacts. There is no submission fee.

Each paper will be reviewed by at least two program committee members. Authors of selected papers will be notified before the end of March 2024.

Reasonable travel expenses will be covered for accepted papers for one presenter.

Conference Organizers: Sam Hempel (Federal Reserve Board), Jay Kahn (Federal Reserve Board), and Russ Wermers (University of Maryland)

Program Committee: Jack Bao (University of Delaware), Daniel Barth (Federal Reserve Board), Sergey Chernenko (Purdue), Adam Copeland (Federal Reserve Bank of New York), Stefania D’Amico (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago), Itay Goldstein (Wharton), Jay Im (Federal Reserve Board), Sebastian Infante Bilbao (Federal Reserve Board), Wei Jiang (Emory University), Marcin Kacperczyk (Imperial College, London), Yi Li (Federal Reserve Board), Robert Mann (Office of Financial Research), Phillip Monin (Federal Reserve Board), Mark Paddrik (Office of Financial Research), Sharon Ross (Federal Reserve Board), André Silva (Federal Reserve Board), Allan Timmermann (UCSD), Quentin Vandeweyer (Chicago Booth), Stephane Verani (Federal Reserve Board)