CALL FOR PAPERS
2012 FIRS Conference ~ June 1-4, 2012 ~ Minneapolis, Minnesota
After six successful conferences (Capri 2004, Shanghai 2006, Anchorage 2008, Prague 2009, Florence 2010, and Sydney 2011), the Financial Intermediation Research Society (FIRS) is pleased to announce that the next conference will be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, June 1-4, 2012.
As in past years, the conference will cover a broad range of topics in parallel sessions. Both theoretical and empirical papers in all areas of finance are welcome. It is anticipated that most participants will be from universities, central banks, regulatory agencies, and international financial organizations.
The conference will begin with a reception the evening of Friday, June 1, and conclude at lunchtime, Monday, June 4. The venue will be the Marquette Hotel's 50th floor "Windows on Minnesota" conference facility, which offers sweeping views of the city. An optional dinner cruise on the Mississippi River will take place on the evening of Saturday, June 2.
The program chair is Andrew Winton (University of Minnesota). Papers will be selected based on reviews by the Program Committee, which consists of leading researchers.
The submission deadline is November 18, 2011, and the submission fee is $50. You must submit your paper on the conference website given below. Please submit your paper in the form of an anonymous Adobe Acrobat PDF file, with all information identifying the author(s), including any embedded information, removed. Authors will be notified of the Program Committee's decision by early February, 2012.
Link to the conference submission site by clicking the "Submissions" tab above. The link will be available through the deadline date. Questions may be addressed to FIRSConference@olin.wustl.edu
The FIRS gratefully acknowledges the financial and administrative support of the Center for Finance and Accounting Research and the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis.