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Texas Finance Festival

The 19th Annual Texas Finance Festival

April 20-22, 2017
Sponsored by the Department of Finance at The University of Texas at Austin and the Review of Financial Studies (RFS)

History of the Conference

The first meeting of the Texas Finance Festival (TFF) was in Kerrville, Texas, in 1999. The Kerrville Folk Music Festival is held annually in Kerrville, thus the name for our conference. Since then, the conference has been held in Austin, Horseshoe Bay, Marble Falls, and San Antonio.

Call for Papers

The 19th Annual Texas Finance Festival (TFF) will be held on April 20-22, 2017 at the Lost Pines Resort in Lost Pines, TX (outside of Austin). The conference is sponsored by the Department of Finance at the University of Texas at Austin and the Review of Financial Studies (RFS). You are invited to submit papers on any topic in financial economics for the 2017 TFF.

To encourage submissions by more junior researchers, priority for presentation slots will be given to papers submitted by researchers who graduated in or after 2010. The deadline for submissions is January 15, 2017. The program will be announced in late February. To view programs from prior years and learn more about the conference, please visit the conference website at: http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/events/texas-finance-festival and submit at: http://tinyurl.com/2017-TFF-Paper-Submission.

The TFF and the RFS announce a combined submission process. At your choice, your paper submitted to the TFF also will be considered for publication by the RFS free of charge. When submitting the paper, you must explicitly indicate whether you are interested in the dual submission. We expect notifications on whether papers proceed in the RFS process to come out in late February. The rules for this dual submission process can be obtained at http://sfs.org/dualsubmissionpolicy/.

Schedule

The schedule for the 19th Annual Texas Finance Festival will be published in March 2017.

Registration

Registration for the conference will open in early spring 2017.

Accommodations

Room Block Available:
                                    

Hyatt Regency Lost Pines
575 Hyatt Lost Pines Road, Lost Pines, TX 78612
Phone: 512-308-1234
Website

All conference activities will take place at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines.  A booking link will be available in early spring 2017.

 

Organization

Program Committee:
John Griffin (john.griffin@utexas.edu)
Cesare Fracassi (cesare.fracassi@mccombs.utexas.edu)

Organizing Committee:
Juana Hardwick (juana.hardwick@mccombs.utexas.edu)
Kyle Hernandez (kyle.hernandez@mccombs.utexas.edu)

Editors Representing RFS:
Itay Goldstein (University of Pennsylvania)
Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh (New York University)

Selection Committee:
Kenneth Ahern (University of Southern California), Alex Butler (Rice University), David Chapman (University of Virginia), Joseph Engelberg (University of California-San Diego), Itay Goldstein (University of Pennsylvania), Umit Gurun (University of Texas at Dallas), Bing Han (University of Toronto), Burton Hollifield (Carnegie Mellon University), Shane Johnson (Texas A&M University), Christine Parlour (University of California-Berkeley), Amiyatosh Purnanandam (University of Michigan), Alessio Sarretto (University of Texas at Dallas), Matthew Spiegel (Yale University), Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh (New York University), Kumar Venkataraman (Southern Methodist University), James Weston (Rice University), Jaime Zender (University of Colorado-Boulder), Sheridan Titman (University of Texas at Austin), and most University of Texas finance faculty.