Call for Papers: Special Issue Conference jointly sponsored by Japan Finance Association and Pacific-Basin Finance Journal

Conference dates

14 Mar 2022 - 15 Mar 2022


Virtual Conference


Japan Finance Association (JFA) is pleased to announce an international conference, to be virtually held in March 14-15 (Japan Standard Time), 2022 in collaboration with Pacific-Basin Finance Journal (PBFJ). The conference theme is Japanese Financial Market, with the aim to promote cutting-edge research and share ideas on Japanese financial market. All presenters are invited to submit their papers to a conference special issue of the Pacific-Basin Finance Journal. Recent Japanese market shows remarkable phenomenon such as quantitative easing, corporate governance reform, and so on. The special issue conference will contribute to our understanding on one of the largest financial markets in the world.

The JFA-PBFJ Special Issue Conference cordially invites submission of research papers in all areas of finance. Both theoretical and empirical papers can be considered for presentation, while submitted papers should have implications on Japanese financial market. The Special Issue Conference provides an open platform for finance scholars to promote cutting-edge research and share ideas on Japanese financial market. Potential research topics include but are not limited to:
• Asset Pricing
• Banking
• Behavioral Finance
• Corporate Finance
• Corporate Governance
• Derivative Markets
• Environmental Finance
• Financial Econometrics
• Financial Markets
• Financial Reporting
• Financial Regulations
• Financial Sustainability
• Funds Management
• Investments
• Market Microstructure
• Monetary Policy
• Risk Management

Guest Speakers
S. Ghon Rhee, K.J. Luke Distinguished Professor, University of Hawaii
Jun-Koo Kang, Nanyang Technological University
Takeshi Yamada, Australian National University

Conference Co-chairs
Konari Uchida, Kyushu University
Tsung-ming Yeh, Kyushu University

Submission site:
Please submit your paper via the conference homepage at .

Important Dates (Japan Standard Time):
• Submission Deadline: December 10, 2021
• Notification Deadline: January 31, 2022
• Conference Dates: March 14 – 15, 2022

Research Excellence Awards:
Presented papers are eligible for research excellence awards, which will be selected by the Award Committee. Award winners must submit the paper to the special issue.
• JFA Best Paper Award (One Award; USD1,000)
• The Pacific-Basin Finance Journal Research Excellence Awards (Two Awards; USD1,000 each)

Submission to PBFJ Special Issue:
Conference papers are invited to submit to the special issue of Pacific-Basin Finance Journal. Submission deadline is May 15, 2022. Submission fee must be paid and submitted papers follow the standard review process. Conference presentation does not assure publication in the special issue. For important dates of the special issue, please see Pacific-Basin Finance Journal web-site at .
For inquiry, please contact us at jfapbfj.special.issue[at]
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