MFAC 2019

 

Sunway University is proud to host the 21st Malaysian Finance Association (MFA) conference 2019.  We cordially invite submission of research papers in all areas in finance and economics. The annual conference provides an open platform for scholars and practitioners particularly from the Asian region to meet and share their current research as well as to exchange ideas and information on new developments in finance and economics. The conference is committed to high-quality research on current issues and challenges facing the financial industry, and education. All papers will be double blind-reviewed by a panel of established researchers.

 

CHIEF GUEST SPEAKER:

YB Lim Guan Eng, Minister of Finance Malaysia

 

EMINENT SCHOLARS’ ADDRESS:

  • Professor Robert F. Faff, University of Queensland, Editor-in-Chief, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal
  • Professor Iftekhar Hasan, Fordham University, Managing Editor, Journal of Financial Stability

 

CONFERENCE THEME:

Papers in all areas of finance are welcome, including corporate finance, asset pricing, market microstructure, behavioural finance, Islamic finance, financial institutions, international finance, emerging capital markets, and finance education (note: any non-finance topics but related to financial industry are also welcome).

 

BEST PAPER AWARDS:

  • Three MFA best papers will be published in Capital Markets Review with an award of RM 1,000 each
  • Two best paper awards sponsored by The Pacific-Basin Finance Journal with USD$ 500 each
  • Two best paper awards sponsored by CFA Society Malaysia with USD$ 500 each and will be published in CFA Institute Asia-Pacific Research Exchange (New!)

 

JOURNAL PUBLICATION OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Pacific-Basin Finance Journal – Special Issue in Islamic Finance
  • Emerging Markets Review
  • Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money
  • Capital Markets Review
  • Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies
  • International Journal of Economics and Management
  • Asian Academy of Management Journal of Accounting and Finance
  • Asian Journal of Business and Accounting
  • International Journal of Business and Society

All these journals will decide on acceptance using their own review process, and are committed to select and publish 2 or more papers in their respective journals.

 

PAPER SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:   

Please submit (1) a blind copy of the manuscript without author information, and (2) a separate file for the cover page containing the paper title, abstract, and authors’ contact information. Please send PDF or Ms-word version only.

Submission/Registration/Payment: https://submit.confbay.com/conf/mfac2019sunway

 

IMPORTANT DATES:                                                                            

Full Paper Submission Deadline 15/4/2019 (Final extension to 31/5/2019)
Decision Notification Deadline 15/6/2019
Registration (Early Bird) Deadline 30/6/2019
Registration (Author) Deadline 10/7/2019

 

REGISTRATION FEES:

Category Early Bird

(Before 30/6/2019)

Normal

(01/7/2019-10/7/2019)

Local
a)    MFA member RM 800 RM 900
b)   Non-MFA member RM 900 RM 1,000
c)    Student RM 450 RM 550
d)   Corporate Participant RM 1,000 RM 1,000
International
a)    Presenter RM 1,000 RM1,100
b)   Participant / Student Presenter RM 500 RM 600

 

 Final PAPER REVIEW OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE:

  • Prof. Mohamed Ariff Syed Mohamed, Sunway University Business School
  • Prof. Yeah Kim Leng, Sunway University Business School
  • Prof. Catherine Ho Soke Fun, Universiti Technologi MARA
  • Prof. Hooy Chee Wooi, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • Prof. Mansor Ibrahim, INCEIF
  • Prof. Shamsher Mohamad Ramadili, INCEIF
  • Prof. Ishaq Bhatti, Latrobe University, Australia

 

QUERIES:

Conference Program Chair,
21st Malaysian Finance Association Conference (MFAC) 2019
Sunway University Business School, Sunway University
Jalan Universiti, Bandar Sunway,
47500, Selangor,
MALAYSIA
Tel (O): +603-7491-8622 (7306)
Email: 21mfa2019@gmail.com or adilahh@sunway.edu.my or  jasonl@sunway.edu.my

 

 

Updated on 14 May 2019 by S.F. Chuah