Call for papers and participation for AsianFA 2022


The Asian Finance Association (AsianFA) invites submission of research papers on finance to the Association's 2022 Annual Conference. The conference will be hosted by the School of Accounting and Finance, Faculty of Business, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, in Hong Kong during June 27 - 29, 2022. The conference provides an open platform for finance scholars worldwide to present their recent research and exchange ideas and information on new developments in finance research. The majority of the sessions will include papers selected through open competition. The papers will be double-blind reviewed by a committee of established researchers. In addition, there will be several invited sessions where leading researchers in different areas will be invited to present their latest work. A doctoral consortium will be held as part of the 2022 AsianFA Annual Conference.
Professor Wei Xiong, Trumbull-Adams Professor of Finance, Professor of Economics, Department of Economics and Bendheim Center for Finance, Princeton University; Academic Dean, School of Management and Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
The theme of the conference is on frontiers of finance research in the post-pandemic world. Papers in all areas of finance are welcome, including corporate finance, asset pricing, market microstructure, behavioral finance, financial institutions, financial crisis, international finance, and emerging capital markets. Accepted papers are eligible for several categories of best paper awards.
Doctoral students are welcome to present their dissertations at the consortium which will be led by leading scholars. A travel grant of USD1000 will be awarded to selected doctoral presenters at the consortium.
The conference will offer multiple categories of best paper awards. The awards in each category will be decided on by an Award Committee. These awards include:
- Three best paper awards sponsored by the Asian Finance Association (USD1000 each).
- Four best paper awards sponsored by the Pacific-Basin Finance Journal (USD1000 each).
- Two best doctoral paper awards for the doctoral consortium sponsored by the School of Accounting and Finance, Faculty of Business, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (USD1000 each).
- More awards to be announced.
- Paper status: only completed papers (both conference and consortium) will be considered.
- Submission format: a blind copy of the manuscript and a separate file for the cover page containing the paper title, the abstract and author information. Only PDF or MS-Word versions are accepted.
- Submission for Doctoral Consortium: email to
- Submission deadline: February 20, 2022
- Decision communication: April 15, 2022
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Campus (
In case that travel restrictions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic continue to exist, the conference organizers will consider holding the conference both online and onsite.
Registration and hotel booking information will be available shortly on the conference site
Please send email to (AsianFA Annual Conference) (AsianFA Doctoral Consortium)