Asset pricing meeting

The asset pricing research intensive meeting forms part of the Financial Research Network (FIRN) program of topic specific research meetings designed to extend the body of knowledge within a specific research area through the presentation of cutting edge research results and the building of stronger networks.  The meeting program is held over 1 or 2 days and has a strong emphasis on building upon existing research being undertaken by Australian based FIRN members.  Program includes a presentation by an internationally renown keynote plus several other paper presentations.  Program papers are selected in a variety of different formats each year depending upon the design of the program.  These meetings are not open to PhD students.

Program Committee: Steven Riddiough (Chair), Andrea Lu, Zhuo Zhong, Ravi Sastry and Spencer Martin.

2017 Keynote Speakers:
 Michael Sockin (Texas), Robert Richmond (NYU), Svetlana Bryzgalova (Stanford) and Mark Grinblatt (UCLA)





Date & Place: November 1-2, 2017 at the University of Melbourne, Parkville
Time: November 1 – 2:30pm to 5:30pm followed by group dinner.
  November 2 – 9:30am to 1:30pm includes keynote lunch.
Cost: FIRN membership covers mandatory registration plus conference dinner and keynote lunch. Travel and accommodation are at member expense.


The meeting is open to research academics at FIRN member institutions (and current visitors). The meeting is not open to doctoral students.  In addition to paper presenter roles, this conference crucially depends on participation in the designated discussion panels, and these roles will be listed on the official program.