The 3rd Sydney Banking and Financial Stability Conference 2019

Organized by the University of Sydney Business School

Sydney, Australia

December 13-14, 2019

Paper Submission Deadline: 31 August 2019 

Call for Papers

The University of Sydney Business School would like to invite submissions for the 3rd Sydney Banking and Financial Stability Conference (SBFC). The SBFC aims to bring together international academics, policy makers and industry professionals and to provide them with the opportunity to meet and to share their research and interests on issues relating to Banking, Financial Intermediation, Financial markets, Financial Stability, and General Finance.

Keynote Speakers

Journal Sponsorship

  • Papers selected for presentation in the 2019 SBFC may be considered for publication in the following sponsoring journals:
    • Journal of Financial Stability
    • Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money
    • Emerging Markets Review
    • Finance Research Letters
  • Authors whose papers are accepted for presentation at the conference are encouraged, but not obligated, to submit their papers to one of these sponsoring journals for publication in either a special issue or regular issues. The conference chairs will act as guest/handling editors.
  • Papers submitted to each journal will be reviewed following these journals’ standard review process but submission fees will be waived.
  • Details regarding the journal submission processes will be provided after the conference.

Paper Submission

  • The conference will consider both academic and policy-oriented papers in the broad fields of Banking, Financial Intermediation, Financial markets, Financial Stability, and General Finance
  • Partial drafts or detailed abstracts will be considered but completed papers will be given priority. Please submit two versions of the paper electronically (PDF or Word format) – one without author and affiliation details (anonymous version) and one with full author details.
  • Papers for the conference should be submitted to: with the subject line "SBFC2019 Submission". The deadline for paper submissions for the conference is August 31, 2019.
  • Authors will be notified by September 15, 2019, whether their papers have been accepted for presentation in the conference.

Registration Fee

  • For accepted paper presenters:
    • Earlybird rate: AUD350 until October 1
    • Normal rate: AUD400 after October 1
    • PhD candidates: AUD300
  • For participants without a paper presentation: AUD300
  • There is no fee for paper submission

Bureau Van Dijk Best Paper Awards

  • AUD1,000 for the best paper in Banking/Financial Intermediation
  • AUD1,000 for the best paper in Financial Stability

Conference Chairs

Scientific Committee

  • Jonathan Batten (University of Sydney, Australia)
  • Charles Calomiris (Columbia University, USA)
  • Manthos Delis (Montpellier Business School, France)
  • Bill Francis (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA)
  • Vasso Ioannidou (Lancaster University, UK)
  • Kose John (New York University, USA)
  • Michael Koetter (Halle Institute for Economic Research, Germany)
  • Iikka Korhonen (Bank of Finland, Finland)
  • Ross Levine (University of California Berkeley, USA)
  • Ronald Masulis (University of New South Wales, Australia)
  • Nadia Massoud (University of Melbourne, Australia)
  • Camelia Minoiu (Federal Reserve Board, USA)
  • Park, KwangWoo (KAIST, Korea)
  • Maurice Peat (University of Sydney, Australia)
  • Steven Ongena (University of Zurich, Switzerland)
  • Christine Parlour (University of California Berkeley, USA)
  • Anthony Saunders (New York University, USA)
  • Xian Sun (Johns Hopkins University, USA)
  • Amine Tarazi (Université de Limoges, France)
  • James Vickery (Federal Reserve Bank of New York, USA)
  • Gaiyan Zhang (University of Missouri, USA)