Call for Papers – IBEFA Annual Meeting at the 2021 ASSA Conference

Conference dates

03 Jan 2021 - 05 Jan 2021


Chicago, Illinois


Call for Papers – IBEFA Annual Meeting at the 2021 ASSA Conference

The International Banking, Economics, and Finance Association (IBEFA) will hold its next Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, in conjunction with the Annual Allied Social Science Associations Conference, Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday, January 3–5, 2021, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Members and non-members are equally encouraged to submit papers.

Submission Deadline: March 27, 2020

We encourage the submission of papers on topics including (but not limited to) financial intermediation inside or outside of the regulated sector; securitization and shadow banking; financial risk measurement and management; financial stability and macroprudential policies; payments systems; household finance; financial market structure and regulation; central banking; and financial innovation.

Completed papers (which will be given preference) or extended abstracts should be submitted electronically by Friday, March 27, 2020. See below for submission instructions.

To submit a paper, please begin by registering at the conference planning website ( This link can also be reached via the heading “Call for Papers – ASSA” at the IBEFA website ( Enter all requested contact information for all authors. If you experience any submission difficulty, please contact Niki Maas (

There is no paper submission fee. However, at least one author from each accepted paper must be an IBEFA member as of June 1, 2020. Regular membership dues are US$100 and US$50 for students for one year. Authors of (provisionally) accepted papers, who are not members, will be given the opportunity to join before the program is finalized.

You must also register to attend the ASSA annual meeting, as ASSA charges a separate conference registration fee for all attendees.
For information about the 2021 ASSA winter meeting, see

John Driscoll
Program Chair
Federal Reserve Board