Call for papers

The University of Chile (with the support of the Millennium Institute for Research in Market Imperfections and Public Policy and the Central Bank of Chile) is organizing the 2019 version of the Santiago Finance Workshop (SFW). The SFW will be held on December 9-10, 2019 in  Santiago. We are glad to announce that our keynote speakers will be:

-Prof. Itay Goldstein (University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School), Executive Editor of The Review of Financial Studies.

The previous workshops held in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 received very positive feedback, and the speakers generated several very interesting discussions. We also had outstanding keynote speakers, Prof. Toni M. Whited, Prof. Stefan Nagel, Prof. Andrew Karolyi, Prof. Franklin Allen, Prof. Michael Brennan and Prof. Eduardo Schwartz (see below full list of participants).

The University of Chile is one of the most prestigious universities in Latin-America, and the workshop aims at bringing together academics and policy makers from all over the world, in order to discuss new empirical and theoretical research that deals with financial issues. You are invited to submit papers on any topic in Finance or Financial Economics.

The SFW’s organizing committee will cover airfares tickets (economy class) to Santiago and accommodation during the stay of all presenters. All participants are expected to stay during the entire conference. If you would like to present a paper at the SFW workshop, please send a copy in pdf form to and, no later than July 15th, 2019. Authors of accepted papers will be notified by August 15st, 2019.


List of speakers in the previous Santiago Finance workshops 2015-2018:

Vikas Agarwal - Georgia State University

Franklin Allen - University of Pennsylvania and Imperial College London

Ilona Babenka - Arizona State University

Federico Bandi - Johns Hopkins University

Sohnke Bartram - University of Warwick

Michael Brennan - UCLA Anderson School of Management

Giacomo Calzolari - University of Bologna

Elena Carletti - Bocconi University

Anusha Chari - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Mikhail Chernov - UCLA

Joel David – University of Southern California

Stuart Gabriel – University of California Los Angeles

Thomas Gehrig - University of Vienna

Stefano Giglio - Yale University

Burton Hollifield – Carnegie Mellon University

Sebastián Infante – Federeal Reserve Board

Andrew Karolyi -Cornell University

Pablo Kurlat – Stanford University

Olga Lebedeva – University of Warwick

Oliver Levine - University of Wisconsin–Madison

Andres Liberman - New York University

Evgeny Lyandres - Boston University

Pedro Matos - University of Virginia

Gonzalo Maturana - Emory University

Stefan Nagel - University of Chicago

Guillermo Ordoñez – University of Pennsylvania

Chayawat Ornthanalai – University of Toronto

Michaela Pagel - Columbia Business School

Emiliano Pagnotta – Imperial College London

Andreas Park – University of Toronto

Rodney Ramcharan - University of Southern  California

Matthew Ringgenberg - University of Utah

Eduardo Schwartz – University of California Los Angeles

Lukas Schmid – Duke University

David Schoenherr - Princeton University

Felipe Severino – Dartmouth College

Stephan Siegel - University of Washington

David Skeie – Texas A&M University

Roberto Steri - University of Lausanne

Eric T. Swanson – University of California Irvine

Mitch Warachka - University of San Diego

Michael Weber - University of Chicago

Toni M. Whited - University of Michigan

Haibei Zhao - Lehigh University