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 2018 version of the Santiago Finance Workshop (SFW). The SFW will be held on December 10-11, 2018 in  Santiago. We are glad to announce that our keynote speakers will be:

-Prof. Toni M. Whited (University of Michigan - Ross School of Business), co-editor of the Journal of Financial Economics.

-Prof. Stefan Nagel (University of Chicago - Booth School of Business), executive editor of the Journal of Finance.

The previous workshops held in 2015, 2016 and 2017 received very positive feedback, and the speakers generated several very interesting discussions. We also had outstanding keynote speakers, Prof. Andrew Karolyi, Prof. Franklin Allen, 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 June 30th, 2018. Authors of accepted papers will be notified by July 31st, 2018.


List of speakers in the previous Santiago Finance workshops 2015-2017:

Vikas Agarwal - Georgia State University

Franklin Allen – University of Pennsylvania and Imperial College London

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

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

Andres Liberman - New York University

Guillermo Ordoñez – University of Pennsylvania

Chayawat Ornthanalai – University of Toronto

Emiliano Pagnotta – Imperial College London

Andreas Park – University of Toronto

Rodney Ramcharan - University of Southern  California

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

Michael Weber - University of Chicago

Haibei Zhao - Lehigh University