Melbourne Asset Pricing Meeting

Conference date

28 Oct 2019


University of Melbourne


The University of Melbourne and FIRN are hosting the 7th annual Melbourne Asset Pricing Meeting at the University of Melbourne, Australia, on Monday, 28 October 2019. The meeting format will include paper presentations, discussions, a keynote address, and a closing dinner.

We invite researchers to submit unpublished empirical or theoretical papers on all topics in asset pricing and investments. Possible topics include, but are not limited to: theoretical and empirical models of asset prices and returns, return predictability, empirical methodology, macro-finance, the study of financial institutions as related to asset prices, information and liquidity in asset markets, behavioral investment studies, asset market structure and microstructure, risk analysis, hedge funds, mutual funds, pension funds, and alternative investments.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: We are delighted to have Kerry Back (Rice University) as keynote speaker.

AWARDS: There will be prizes of A$1,000 awarded to the best paper and to the best discussion at the meeting.

SUBMISSION: Interested authors are invited to submit their papers to by 15 June 2019. Acceptance emails will be sent by 15 July 2019.

PROGRAM COMMITTEE: Patrick Kelly, Steven Riddiough, Ravi Sastry.

For further information about the meeting or the submission process, please send an email to