Call for Papers
The 2019 Wellington Finance Summit

December 18
Wellington, New Zealand

Organised by 
School of Economics and Finance, Victoria Business School 
Victoria University of Wellington


Victoria University of Wellington’s School of Economics and Finance is pleased to invite submissions in all fields of finance to be considered for presentations at the 2019 Wellington Finance Summit to be held on December 18th in Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand.

This is the third summit following the great success in the last two years. It is going to be a one-day small conference featuring one keynote speech and eight high-quality paper presentations/discussions. The goal is to bring a small group of experts worldwide to summer Wellington to exchange ideas in depth and in a relaxed mood.  

All presentations will take place on December 18th with welcome breakfast, lunch, and morning and afternoon tea provided. Then the conference concludes with a dinner for presenters and discussants in the evening. 

Keynote Speaker

Allan Timmermann, who is the Atkinson/Epstein Endowed ChairDistinguished Professor of Finance at the Rady School of Managemen of University of California, San Diego. 


Please send a complete paper with the subject “Paper Submission_First name_Last name” by Thursday 10 October 2019 to the conference email address There is no submission fee. Paper acceptances will be notified mid-October.


In mid-October, we will contact invited participants with more detail on the program and how to register for the conference. For anyone else who is interested in attending the conference, please contact Jasmine Pater ( Participants are expected to cover their own accommodation and travel costs.

More information about the conference can be found at you have any inquiries, feel free to contact Jinji Hao (

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