Call For Papers

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The 2023 Sydney Banking and Financial Stability Conference 8-9 December 2023

Organized by the University of Sydney Business School Sydney, Australia

Conference location: Abercrombie Building, The University of Sydney Business School

In-Person Participation Only – No virtual sessions  


The Discipline of Finance at the University of Sydney Business School would like to invite submissions for the 2023 meeting of the Sydney Banking and Financial Stability Conference (SBFC). Our primary objective in organising this conference is to foster a platform where international academics can gather, interact, and exchange their latest insights in the fields of banking, financial system stability, and other pertinent subjects within financial studies. By facilitating this forum, we aim to prioritise collaborative endeavours in addressing the most pressing and contemporary issues concerning banking and financial stability. Furthermore, we aspire to contribute to public policy discussions on how to enhance our collective framework and fortify the resilience of the financial system for the future.


 Keynote Speakers

  • Ms. Andrea Brischetto
  •            Head of Financial Stability Department in the Financial System Group, The Reserve Bank of Australia
  • Professor Anthony Saunders
  •            John M. Schiff Professor of Finance, NYU Stern

Conference Convenor

  • Suk-Joong Kim

Paper Submission

  • The conference welcomes submissions of academic and policy-oriented papers encompassing various subject areas of Banking and Finance, such as Financial Intermediation, Financial Institutions and Markets, Corporate Finance, Asset Pricing, and Investment. These papers should broadly align with the overarching themes of financial stability and the resilience of the financial system
  • We will consider partial drafts or extended abstracts for submission, although completed papers will be given preference. Please submit two versions of your paper electronically, either in PDF or Word format. One version should exclude any author and affiliation details (anonymous version), while the other version should include the full author details.
  • Papers for the conference should be submitted to with the subject line "SBFC2023 Submission". The deadline for paper submissions for the conference is August 31, 2023
  • Authors will be notified by September 20, 2023, whether their papers have been accepted for presentation at the conference./li>

Special session organisation

  • The conference is open to a small number of special sessions, each containing three papers, organised by interested researchers proposing a theme-based session within the overall theme of the conference.
  • Interested researchers are encouraged to contact the conference organiser at with a proposal by August 15.

Journal Sponsorship

  • Papers selected for presentation in the 2023 SBFC may be considered for publication in the following sponsoring journals:
    • Finance Research Letters
    • International Review of Economics and Finance
    • Pacific Basin Finance Journal
  • 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 committee members will act as guest/handling editors.
  • Papers submitted to each journal will be reviewed following these journals’ standard review process.
  • Details regarding the journal submission processes will be provided after the conference.

Conference Registration

  • There is NO fee for paper submission or registration for participating in the conference. However, registration is required to attend the conference.
  • There will be a charge for the Gala dinner scheduled on the first day of the conference, Fri 8 Dec. Attendance at the Gala dinner is optional but strongly encouraged. The dinner charge will be specified at a later date.

Key Dates:

  • Special session proposal deadline:      August 15 2023
  • Paper submission deadline:                 August 31 2023
  • Paper acceptance decision by:           September 20 2023
  • Registration deadline:                          October 31 2023
  • Conference dates:                                December 8-9 2023

Conference Sponsors

Further Information