Scope & Welcome

Scope & Welcome

The 2012 Asian Finance Association (AsianFA) Annual Meeting will be held from Friday, July 6 through Monday, July 9, 2012 at the Grand Hotel in Taipei, Taiwan. The Meeting provides a forum for scholarly interaction among Asian and international researchers, industry practitioners and policymakers on new research findings and current financial market issues. It will bring researchers, policymakers, and practitioners together from various international institutions to focus on the latest financial issues, including the recent financial and economic crisis. Both theoretical and empirical works toward evolutions in Finance and related fields are welcome and will be considered for presentation.

AsianFA Conference Chair
Alexander Ljungqvist, New York University, Editor of the Review of Financial Studies.
AsianFA Conference Co-Chair
Chandrasekhar Krishnamurti, University of Southern Queensland.
Honorary Conference Co-Chair
Professor Chuan Lee, President of Ming Chuan University.
Dr. Chi Schive, President of the Taiwan Finance Association
Program Co-Chairs
Ghon Rhee, University of Hawaii, Editor of Pacific Basin Finance Journal.
Robert Faff, University of Queensland, Editor of Accounting and Finance.
Yang-Cheng Lu, Director of Department of Finance, Ming Chuan University.
President of the Asian Finance Association
David Ding, Associate Head of School and Professor of Finance, Massey University, New Zealand.

Leading Speech and Guest Speech

Prof. Alexander Ljungqvist
  Ira Rennert Professor of Finance, NYU;
Director of Research, Berkley Center; Program Director, Salomon Center;
Research Associate, NBER; Research Fellow, CEPR;
Editor, Review of Financial Studies.
Prof. Laura Starks
  Charles E. and Sarah M. Seay Regents Chair in Finance (since 1996)
Chairman, Department of Finance (since 2002);
Director, AIM Investment Center (since 2002)
McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin;
Associate Dean for Research (2001-2002); Director, Bureau of Business Research (2001-2002)



What's New               

  • Completed Papers:
    February 15, 2012
  • Doctoral Student Consortium Applications:
    March 15, 2012
  • Requests to Serve as Session Chairpersons/Paper Discussants:
    March 15, 2012
  • 2012 TFA Submission Deadline:
    April 1, 2012
  • Acceptance Notification:
    April 11, 2012
  • Early Bird Registration Date:
    April 30, 2012
  • AsianFA 2012 Congress
    July 6-9, 2012