Korea Securities Association (KSA), the oldest and largest academic organization of finance scholars and practitioners in Korea, invites interested scholars, practitioners, and policy-makers to submit research papers for presentation at its fourth international conference. Both theoretical and empirical research papers in all areas of finance are welcome.
 
The keynote speaker for the fourth CAFM will be Professor Rene Stulz (Ohio State University), an Advisory Editor of the Journal of Financial Economics. The programs of the previous conferences can be accessed at the following websites:

http://www.apjfs.org/conference/cafm.asp
 
Papers written in English must be submitted via e-mail to:

Email: cafm2009@gmail.com

by August 31, 2009, using MS Word or Adobe pdf file format. The submitted papers will be reviewed for selection by the review committee in a double-blind referee process. The results will be notified via e-mail by September 30, 2009. All submitted manuscripts must be original work that is not under submission at another journal or under consideration for publication in another form, such as monograph or chapter of a book.
 
Competitive research awards of USD2000(or 2,000,000KRW) will be given to each of the eight best papers. The awarded paper must be presented by one of the authors in the CAFM and will be invited to publish in the Asia-Pacific Journal of Financial Studies (APJFS), which is the only SSCI-listed finance journal in Asia.
 
All papers must be accompanied by an abstract of a maximum of 200 words. The cover page of the paper should contain the paper title, the author’s name, affiliation, address, phone number, and e-mail address. The second page should contain the paper title and the abstract only.
 
For additional information, please contact one of us:

Dongcheol Kim, Ph.D., President of the KSA (kimdc@korea.ac.kr), Korea University
J.B. (Jong-Bom) Chay, Ph.D., Chair of the Program and Review Committee (jbchay@skku.edu), Sungkyunkwan University