Call for Papers for the Annual Meeting

San Diego, CA  Meeting
January 3-5, 2020 (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday)
(in collaboration with ASSA)

Open Submission Deadline: March 22, 2019

The International Banking, Economics, and Finance Association (IBEFA), jointly with the Allied Social Science Associations (ASSA), will hold its annual meeting on January 3-5, 2020 in San Diego, CA. Both members and non-members are invited to submit papers to this meeting.

We encourage the submission of papers on topics including (but not limited to) financial intermediation inside or outside of the regulated sector; securitization and shadow banking; financial risk measurement and management; financial stability and macroprudential policies; payments systems; household finance; financial market structure and regulation; central banking; and financial innovation.

Please note there is no submission fee. However, to be on the program, at least one author from each accepted paper must be an IBEFA member. Authors of (provisionally) accepted papers, who are not members, will be given the opportunity to join before the program is finalized.

Completed papers (which will be given preference) or extended abstracts should be submitted electronically by Friday, March 22, 2019. See below for submission instructions.

Michael Koetter
Program Chair, IBEFA
Leibniz Institute for Economic Research IWH
  and Otto‐von‐Guericke University of Magdeburg


To submit a paper, you must first register at the conference planning website: or go to the IBEFA website ( and follow the link to the paper submission site under the heading “Call for Papers ASSA.” If you experience any submission difficulty, please contact Niki Maas (

Additional Information

To be included in the IBEFA sessions in San Diego, at least one author must be a paid-up member of IBEFA no later than September 1, 2019. You must also register to attend the ASSA annual meeting, as ASSA charges the conference registration fee for all attendees at IBEFA sessions. Their registration process usually begins in August.

For information about the ASSA winter meeting, see

Thank you for your participation.