Call for Papers for the 21st Annual Texas Finance Festival (TFF)

Conference dates

25 Apr 2019 - 27 Apr 2019


Austin, Texas


The 21st Annual Texas Finance Festival (TFF) will be held on April 25-27, 2019 at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center at the University of Texas at Austin. The conference is sponsored by the Department of Finance at the University of Texas at Austin and the Review of Financial Studies (RFS). Itay Goldstein and Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh are the editors in charge representing the RFS. You are invited to submit papers on any topic in financial economics for the 2019 TFF. You can submit your papers to:

To encourage submissions by more junior researchers, priority for presentation slots will be given to papers submitted by researchers who graduated in or after 2011. The deadline for submissions is January 28, 2019 at midnight CST. The program will be announced in late February. To view programs from prior years, please visit the conference website at:

The TFF and the RFS announce a combined submission process. At your choice, your paper submitted to the TFF also will be considered for publication by the RFS free of charge. The rules for this dual submission process are given below. Additional information on the dual submission policy can be obtained at When submitting the paper, you must explicitly indicate you are interested in consideration by the RFS. We expect notifications on whether papers proceed in the RFS process to come out in late February.

If you have questions, please contact the conference organizers: Laura Starks and Gregor Matvos. For any questions about the RFS, please contact Itay Goldstein and Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh.