Call For Papers and Participation
Southwestern Finance Association Conference 57th Annual Meeting

March 7 – March 10, 2018, Hyatt Regency and Albuquerque Convention Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Submission Deadline: October 2, 2017 (Monday); Submission Opens: August 8, 2017 (Tuesday)

The meeting will be held in conjunction with the Federation of Business Disciplines. Research papers covering all aspects of finance and financial education are invited for consideration in the program. We also invite posters and proposals for panel discussions and tutorials. Academicians, practitioners, and others with an interest in finance are invited to attend and participate in the meeting.

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Please submit research papers and proposals at this link: Active Southwestern Finance Association membership is required for any paper, proposal or workshop submissions. The link to the association membership page is
– Research papers should be in PDF format. Completed papers are encouraged and will receive preference over proposals.
– Research proposals must include a clear description of the primary issues, a review of the literature, and description of the data and methodology. Research proposals should be in PDF format and not exceed six pages in length.
– Panel, tutorial, or workshop proposals may be submitted to the Program Chair. Special session submissions must also complete the participation form on the SWFA website.
– Papers may also be accepted to poster sessions.

AWARDS: Continuing with SWFA’s tradition of recognizing research excellence, monetary prizes will be awarded for outstanding papers. SWFA will also provide awards for outstanding doctoral student papers.

DOCTORAL STUDENTS: There will be a stipend for Ph.D. students attending and presenting papers at the conference. In recent meetings, over 80 Ph.D. students from 20 countries presented their papers at the conference, attended special sessions designed for doctoral students, and networked with colleagues from all over the world.

PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEMBERS: If you are interested in serving on the Program committee, please email the Program Chair.

Contact: Dr. Marilyn Wiley, 2018 Vice-President and Program Chair
Primary Email:
Primary Phone Number: 940-565-3034

Marilyn K. Wiley, PhD, CFA
Dean and Professor of Finance
College of Business
University of North Texas
1155 Union Circle, #311160
Denton, TX 76203-5017, USA
Secondary Email: