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Call For Papers and Participants
2015 Annual Meetings of
The Western Finance Association
June 17 - 20, 2015 
Sheraton Seattle
Seattle, Washington USA


Members and friends of the Western Finance Association are invited to submit papers to be considered for presentation at the 2015 Annual Meetings. Papers on any topic related to finance will be considered.

Submission of Papers  

Papers should be submitted electronically at the WFA web site, www.westernfinance.org, which will contain full instructions for submission, including required on-line registration, creation of the required cover page, the submission fee, and other vital instructions.

We will begin taking submissions on October 1, 2014.

The deadline for submissions is midnight PST November 18, 2014. Papers will be reviewed anonymously by up to three members of the Program Committee, and authors will be notified of the Program Committee's decision by the end of March, 2015.


Best Paper Awards (subject to change)

USC Marshall School of Business Trefftzs Award of $5,000 for the best student paper.

Charles River Associates Award of $5,000 for the best paper on corporate finance.

Kepos Capital Award of $5,000 for the best paper on Investments.

NASDAQ OMX Award of $5,000 for the best paper on asset pricing.

Wharton School - WRDS Award of $5,000 for the best empirical finance paper.


2015 Program Chair: Laura Starks, University of Texas-Austin