Through its annual conference meetings the MFA provides a forum for the interaction of finance academics and practitioners to share scholarly activity and current practice so as to encourage and facilitate the betterment of the profession.

2019 Meeting

Register now to attend our 68th annual meeting, March 7-9, 2019, in Chicago.

View the preliminary program.

All conference events will take place at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel.

Program Chair

Gordon Phillips

Keynote Speakers

Amit Seru, Steven and Roberta Denning Professor of Finance, Stanford University
Lubos Pastor, Charles P. McQuaid Professor of Finance, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Program Track Chairs

Hengjie Ai, University of Minnesota
Heitor Almeida, University of Illinois
Gurdip Bakshi, Temple University
Matthew Billett, Indiana University
Anthony Cookson, University of Colorado
Robert Dittmar, University of Michigan
Espen Eckbo, Dartmouth College
Isil Erel, Ohio State University
Laurent Frésard, University of Maryland
Charles Hadlock, Michigan State University
Jarrad Harford, University of Washington
Stefano Giglio, Yale University
Gerard Hoberg, University of Southern CA
Jayant Kale, Northeastern University
Katharina Lewellen, Dartmouth College
Jonathan Lewellen, Dartmouth College
Erik Lie, University of Iowa
Juhani Linnainmaa, University of Southern CA
Laura Lindsey, Arizona State University
Hong Liu, Washington University of Saint Louis
Elena Loutskina, University of Virginia
Evgeny Lyndres, Boston University
Vojislav Maksimovic, University of Maryland
David Matsa, Northwestern University
William Megginson, University of Oklahoma
Brian Melzer, Dartmouth College
Tom Nohel, Loyola University
Paige Ouimet, University of North Carolina
Oguzan Ozbas, University of Southern California
Chris Parsons, University of Washington
Dimitris Papanikolaou, Northwestern University
Veronika Pool, Indiana University
Matt Pritzker, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Amiyatosh Purnanandam, University of Michigan
Abraham Ravid, Yeshiva University
Berk Sensoy, Vanderbilt University
David Solomon, Boston College
Charles Trzcinka, Indiana University
Greg Udell, Indiana University
Ayako Yasuda, University of California Davis
Mao Ye, University of Illinois