Call for Papers - 58th Annual Eastern Finance Association Meeting

Conference dates

06 Apr 2022 - 09 Apr 2022


Washington, DC


Call for Papers - 58th Annual Eastern Finance Association Meeting (April 6 - 9, 2022)

The Eastern Finance Association invites you to participate in its 58th Annual Meeting, which will be held in person at the Capitol Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC between Wednesday, April 6, and Saturday, April 9, 2022.

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Papers in all areas of finance are welcome and should be submitted electronically at The submission deadline is Friday, October 8, 2021, and the submission fee is $50.

All submitted papers will be double-blind-reviewed by members of the program committee. Authors of papers and special sessions selected for presentation will be notified in December 2021. For each accepted paper or proposal, an author will be required to register for the meeting after the acceptance notification. Additionally, any registered author of an accepted research paper will be obligated to discuss at least one paper at the meeting.

Those wishing to organize a special session, panel discussion, or tutorial should submit a proposal directly to the VP of Program ( by the deadline above.

EFA 2022 DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR: Professor Luigi Zingales, the Robert C. McCormack Distinguished Service Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, will present the keynote address and be presented with the EFA Distinguished Scholar Award for 2022.

We are privileged to have the following distinguished academics serving as our executive program committee for the 2022 meeting:
Katsiaryna Salavei Bardos Fairfield University
Elizabeth A. Berger University of Houston
Ryan D. Israelsen Michigan State University
Ivan T. Ivanov Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Eric Kelley University of Tennessee
Mete Kilic University of Southern California
Tingting Liu Iowa State University
David A. Maslar University of Tennessee
Stanislava (Stas) Nikolova University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Svetlana Petrova University of New Hampshire
Tim Riley University of Arkansas
Matthew Serfling University of Tennessee
Elena Simintzi University of North Carolina
Joshua T. White Vanderbilt University
Michael D. Wittry Ohio State University

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED TO SERVE ON THE EFA PROGRAM COMMITTEE: The success of the annual meeting depends heavily on the dedication of the program committee. Committee members will be assigned 6-10 papers to review for inclusion in the meeting. I encourage you to volunteer by visiting the conference website ( and following the instructions.

We look forward to your participation and a successful meeting in April!

Larry Fauver, PhD.
2022 VP - Program
Professor, James F. Smith, Jr. Professor in Financial Institutions, Kinney Family Faculty Research Fellow
Finance Department, University of Tennessee