2022 Meeting

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 http://openconf.org/efa2022. 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 (vpprogram@easternfinance.org) 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.

EXECUTIVE PROGRAM COMMITTEE: 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 (http://openconf.org/efa2022) and following the instructions.

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

Larry Fauver, Vice President – Program
James F. Smith, Jr. Professor in Financial Institutions and Kinney Family Faculty Research Fellow
Finance Department, University of Tennessee