2019 New Zealand Finance Meeting
The Auckland Centre for Financial Research at the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, Auckland University of Technology is hosting its 9th annual meeting from 18 to 20 December 2019.
This year’s conference will be held in beautiful Auckland, the City of Sails. The New Zealand Finance Meeting is a general finance conference, and we consider all papers related to finance topics.
Dates and location
18-20 December 2019
Auckland University of Technology, City Campus, Auckland, New Zealand
Sir Paul Reeves Building - WG, 2 Gov Fitzroy Pl, Auckland 1010
We do not have specific conference accommodation and would recommend using a hotel search engine - using the above central Auckland address as the proximity search to ensure you are within walking distance. The conference concludes with the conference dinner, which will finish late in the evening of 20th December.
Prof. Henrik Cronqvist
Professor of Finance and Vice Dean for Faculty and Research at University of Miami Business School, US.
Behavioural Corporate Finance
A doctoral symposium will be hosted on 18 December leading into the main conference. Doctoral students have been notified of their acceptance and the doctoral symposium online programme can be accessed here.
The online academic programme has been finalised, please make sure you are aware of ALL sessions that you are scheduled to attend. By registering for this conference you agree to act as a discussant and/or session chair.
A special issue of the Pacific-Basin Finance Journal based on selected papers presented at the 2019 New Zealand Finance Meeting will be dedicated to this conference. Please submit your papers that focus on Asia-Pacific markets (details to follow).
Congratulations to our paper award winners!
NZFM 2019 Best Paper Award (NZD2,000) - Sponsored by the New Zealand Superannuation Fund
DO MUTUAL FUND MANAGERS CARE ABOUT STAR RATINGS?
Sanghyun (Hugh) Kim, University of Texas at Dallas
NZFM 2019 Runner-up Award (NZD1,000) - Sponsored by the New Zealand Superannuation Fund, awarded to:
THE CROSS-SECTION OF CREDIT RISK PREMIUM AND CORPORATE BOND RETURNS
Junbo Wang, City University of Hong Kong; Chunchi Wu, State University of New York; Zhenling Zhao, City University of Hong Kong
CFA ARX Asia Pacific Research Exchange Award (NZD1,500) - Sponsored by the CFA Institute Asia-Pacific Research Exchange, awarded to:
INNOVATION AND ULTIMATE CONTROLLING SHAREHOLDERS IN CHINA: SHOULD THE STATE SHRINK ITSELF TO RESIDUALS?
Yongjia Lin, Macau University of Science and Technology; Xiaoqing (Maggie) Fu, University of Macau; Xiaolan Fu, University of Oxford
Pacific-Basin Finance Journal Research Excellence Award (USD1,000) - Sponsored by PBFJ
CROSS COUNTRY LINKAGES AND TRANSMISSION OF SOVEREIGN RISK: EVIDENCE FROM GLOBAL CREDIT DEFAULT SWAPS
Gaiyan Zhang, University of Missouri – St. Louis; Welong Zhang, Shanxi University of Finance and Economics; Jean Helwege, University of California – Riverside
Doctoral Symposium Best Paper Award (NZD750) - Sponsored by the Auckland Centre for Financial Research
LOTTERY OR ASYMMETRIC RESPONSE TO NEWS: WHY IS SKEWNESS PRICED?
Hang Wang, University of New South Wales
With sincere thanks to our sponsors
Bart Frijns, Auckland University of Technology (Main Conference)
Jun Chen, Auckland University of Technology (Doctoral Symposium)
Ting Yang, Auckland University of Technology (Doctoral Symposium)
Tracy Skolmen, Auckland University of Technology (Logistics)