SWFA 2014
Annual Conference
Dallas, Texas

The SWFA welcomes participation in its 2014 Annual Conference.

Participation can be in the form of presenting a paper, discussing a paper, or putting together a panel session on a topic of interest.

Plan to attend, participate, and enjoy the Southwestern culture of Dallas.

  March 12 to 15, 2014
  Sheraton Dallas Hotel
  Dallas, Texas, USA

Call for Papers - 2014

March 12th through March 15th, 2014

The 53rd annual meeting of the Southwestern Finance Association will be held at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel in Dallas, Texas , March 12th through March 15th , 2014 . The meeting is held in conjunction with the Federation of Business Disciplines. Research papers cover ing all aspects of finance and financial education are invited for inclusion on the program. We also invite proposals for panel discussions and tutorials. Academicians, practitioners, and others with an interest in finance are invited to attend and parti cipate in the meeting. The conference hotel will be the Sheraton Dallas Hotel . The submission deadline is September 6 , 2013 extended to Septermber 16.

There is a $25 submission fee per paper. Submit research papers and proposals through the online paper submission website; link available from the homepage of the Southwestern Finance Association at: http://www.southwesternfinance.org. Select the menu 2014 CONFERENCE ==> SUBMIT A PAPER. Active Southwestern Finance Association membership is required for any paper, proposal or workshop submissions . The link to SWFA membership is on the SWFA web site above.

Research papers should be in PDF format. Completed papers are encouraged and are preferred over proposals. Research proposals must include a clear description of the primary issues, a review of the literature, and description of the data and methodology. Research proposals should be in PDF format and not exceed 6 pages in length.

Panel , tutorial, or workshop proposals may be submitted to: swfaprogramchair@gmail.com . Describe the topic under the subject line “ 2014 SWFA Special Session. ” Special session submissions must also complete the participation form on the SWFA website.

The deadline for paper submission is September 16, 2013. If your paper/proposal is accepted for presentation at the conference, you also are expected to serve as a discussant or session chair. We also invite others to serve as discussants. A participation form must be completed during the online submission process. Upon receiving notice of acceptance, all participants are required to register for the conference to remain on the program. Links to all accepted papers and proposals will be published on our website. Additional information regarding the 2014 meeting can be obtained from the FBD website at: http://www.fbdonline.org

AWARDS: Continuing with SWFA's tradition of recognizing research excellence, up to twelve monetary prizes will be awarded for outstanding papers. Awards are sponsored by the American Association of Individual Investors, supporting publishers, Market Technician Association and the SWFA. Only completed papers are eligible for award consideration.

DOCTORAL STUDENTS: We encourage doctoral students to submit papers and participate in the program. Last two years, over 80 Ph.D. students from more than 20 countries presented their papers at the conference, attended special sessions designed for doctoral students, and networked with colleagues from all over the world. SWFA will provide up to five $500 awards for outstanding doctoral student papers. To help defray conference costs, SWFA also offers a $300 stipend to all doctoral students who fulfill all of the following requirements:

GENERAL REGISTRATIONS: By paying the FBD registration fee and registering for at least one other organization, you may attend all of the functions of any group, except for meal functions or business meetings. However, if you have more than presentations for more than one association, you should register for each association in which you present or wish to participate.

Vice-President/Program Chair
Dr. John Stowe, Ohio University
Email: swfaprogramchair@gmail.com