15-17 December 2013, 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 3rd Auckland Finance Meeting on 15-17 December 2013. 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 the morning of 16 December and finalizes around noon on 17 December. In the afternoon of the 17th a wine tour on the beautiful Waiheke Island will be organized.

Papers presented at the 2013 Auckland Finance Meeting may be submitted to a special issue of the Journal of Empirical Finance on Financial Markets and Uncertainty
Prof. Hank Bessembinder, University of Utah, US
Prof. Robert I. Webb, University of Virginia, US
Best Paper Award $2,000
Runner Up Award $1,000
CFA Asia Capital Markets Award $1,000

PAPER SUBMISSION: The deadline for paper submission was 31 August 2013.  Authors will be informed of the outcome of their submission by 1 October 2013.

REGISTRATION: Deadline for Early-bird registration is 21 October 2013 ($550 Academic Fee; $450 PhD students). Registrations after 21 October will be at the full registration fees ($750 Academic Fee; $650 PhD Students). Fees include welcome reception, conference dinner and Waiheke wine tour.

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Bart Frijns

Professor of Finance

Director of the Auckland Centre for Financial Research

AUT Business, CFA Institute, CPA, NZ Superannuation Fund, Reserve Bank NZ and Sirca