SOUTHWESTERN FINANCE ASSOCIATION WELCOMES YOU
ABOUT SOUTHWESTERN FINANCE ASSOCIATION
Southwestern Finance Association brings together finance faculty, doctoral students and professionals throughout the world. We meet each spring to present and critique research papers and to hear from distinguished speakers and panelists.
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Bill Hudson, St. Cloud State University
VICE PRESIDENT - PROGRAMS
Laura Gonzales, California State University, Long Beach
VICE PRESIDENT - EVENTS
Vivek Pandy, University of Texas at Tyler
SECRETARY - TREASURER
Andrew Lynch, University of Arkansas
Marilyn Wiley, University of North Texas
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
California State University, Dominguez Hills
University of Texas at Arlington
College of Charleston
Immediate Past President Ivelina Pavlova-Stout, University of Houston - Clear Lake
Past President James Philpot, Missouri State University
The Southwestern Finance Association Endowment was established in order to create a sustainable resource base to support the organization and its mission of presenting outstanding and emerging finance scholarship and supporting doctoral students.
RAMESH P. RAO
Oklahoma State University
R. STEPHEN SEARS
Texas A&M International
JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL RESEARCH COMMITTEE
The Southwestern Finance Association is a co-sponsor of the Journal of Financial Research. This committee works with the journal editors on policy decisions and promotes the journal as a strong outlet for high-quality research.
SWFA Past President
62ND ANNUAL MEETING
March 8-11, 2023
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 1, 2022
SUBMISSION: OPENS AUGUST 1, 2022
The Southwestern Finance Association invites you to submit papers and proposals to present at the 62nd Annual Meeting. Research papers covering all aspects of finance and financial education are invited for consideration in the program. We also invite proposals for panel discussions and tutorials. Academicians, practitioners, and others with an interest in finance are invited to attend and participate in the meeting.
Submission. 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.
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. 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.
Registration. All presenters, discussants, session chairs, and panel members must be registered with SWFA.
Contact: Dr. Laura Gonzalez, 2023 Vice-President and Program Chair