18 to 20 December 2014, AUT Business School, Auckland, New Zealand

The Auckland Centre for Financial Research at the Faculty of Business and Law, Auckland University of Technology is hosting its 4th Auckland Finance Meeting on 18-20 December 2014. The main focus will be on empirical/econometric studies in finance. Topics include (but are not limited to): Asset Pricing; Behavioral Finance; Derivative Markets; Financial Econometrics; Financial Markets; International Finance; Market Microstructure; Risk Management; Volatility Models.

The academic part of the meeting will commence on 18 December and finishes in the afternoon of 20 December, followed by a tour to the beautiful Waiheke Island.

DOCTORAL SYMPOSIUM:The Auckland Finance Meeting will host its inaugural doctoral symposium on 18 December leading into the main conference. Doctoral student can submit fully developed research proposals or a draft chapter to be considered for this symposium. The submission deadline for the Doctoral Symposium is 20 September 2014. Proposals should be submitted to afm@aut.ac.nz, with subject line: Doctoral Symposium Submission.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:Prof. Eduardo Schwartz (UCLA)Prof. Robert E. Whaley (Vanderbilt University)Prof. Robert I. Webb (University of Virginia)

BEST PAPER AWARDS:Best Paper Award $2,000Runner Up Award $1,000CFA Asia Capital Markets Award $1,000
PAPER SUBMISSION:The deadline for paper submission was 22 August 2014.  Authors will be informed of the outcome of their submission by 1 October 2014.

REGISTRATION:Deadline for Early-bird registration (to ensure your space in the programme) is 24 October 2014. Fees include welcome reception, conference dinner and Waiheke tour.

Participants Fee

NZD 575  Early bird registration closes 24/10/2014

NZD 750 Registrations after 24/10/2014

PhD Student Fee

NZD 475 Early bird registration closes 24/10/2014

NZD 750 Registrations after 24/10/2014


Bart Frijns

Professor of Finance

Director of the Auckland Centre for Financial Research

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