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2013 Conference Submission Guidelines

Update: Submission deadline: November 7, 2012.

Program Chair: The Academy's 2013 Alex Meisami, Conference Chair Academy of Finance 2013. If you have any questions please contact Alex at  

We invite academic and professional scholars and practitioners to submit competitive papers and proposals to the 2013 Academy of Finance annual conference (February 27–March 1, 2013). Please see the MBAA website for information about the “greatest value” in town!  Papers in all areas of finance are appropriate for presentation at the conference.

  • In addition to the proceedings, presenters will have various publication opportunities through the special arrangements with
  • Journal of Finance Issues

  • The Journal of Contemporary Business Issues (anticipated)

  • Managerial Finance (anticipated)

Please go to to view our general call for papers

 We also encourage your participation in one of the following ways:

  •    ·       Organize a panel or special session

  •  ·         Serve as a discussant

  •  ·         Serve as a chairperson

 Deadline for submission: November 7, 2012   For submission instructions and the official call for papers, please check the attached documents, or contact Alex Meisami, Conference Chair Academy of Finance 2013 at

Participation form and paper guidelines.

Participation Form: aof2012ParticipationForm.docx

Guidelines: aof2012Guidelines.pdf

Paper Topics: Papers in all areas of finance, insurance, and real estate will be considered and a double-blind review process will be used to select papers. This year the Academy will feature eight tracks: 1. Corporate Finance, 2. Financial Markets, 3. International Finance, 4. Investments, 5. Personal Financial Planning, 6. Real Estate and Insurance, 7. The Future of Education in Finance and 8. Special Topics. (Special Topics will include ethics and other finance related topics.) A paper from each track will be selected to receive a Best in Track award.

Submission Instructions: The proposal can be either an abstract or a complete paper. Complete papers, however, have a better chance of acceptance. Also, to improve the readability of the proposal be generous in your use of descriptive headings. The proposal should be typewritten (single spaced) and have a title page. The title page must contain the name(s) of the author(s), mailing address(es), phone number(s), and e-mail address(es). Refrain from using the author's name(s) elsewhere in the proposal. Abstracts should be no less than two (2) pages. Completed papers can be over ten (10) pages, including tables and bibliography; however there is a per page fee for papers over ten pages in length if accepted for publication in the Journal of the Academy of Finance.

Other Participation Opportunities: For the program to be successful, session chairs and paper discussants will be needed. Authors presenting papers are expected to serve as session chairs and paper discussants. Authors will be assigned as discussants in the same track of their paper presentation. Conference attendees not presenting a paper may indicate their willingness to serve as session chair on the participation form.

Notification: You will be informed of the result of the review process in due course. The submission of a paper indicates that it or a similar version has not been previously published, accepted for publication, or is under publication consideration elsewhere.

Journal Submission: Papers presented at the Academy of Finance annual meeting may also be submitted to the the Journal of the Financial Issues, a special issue of Managerial Finance (tentative), or a special issue of the Journal of Contemporary Business Issues (tentative), where they will undergo the standard double-blind, peer review process.


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