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Transition to New AFA Executive Secretary and Treasurer

The AFA is pleased to announce that Kathleen Weiss Hanley has accepted the role of AFA Executive Secretary and Treasurer (EST).  From July 1, 2022 until June 30, 2023, Professor...
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Sad news: David Mayers, Co-Editor of the Journal of Finance (1988-1995), Passed Away

David Mayers was professor emeritus of finance at UC Riverside's School of Business. He received his Ph.D. in business administration from the University of Rochester, his M.B.A. from the University...
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Watch now: AFA Presidential Address

View the recording of John Graham's Presidential Address "Corporate Finance and Reality"
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View AFA 2022 Annual Meeting Videos

View videos of the 2022 AFA Business Meeting, JF Awards Presentations, Presidential Address, AFA Lecture, Panels, and Special Sessions here. Thank you to all who participated in the AFA/ASSA 2022...
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Transition to New AFA Executive Secretary and Treasurer

The AFA is pleased to announce that Kathleen Weiss Hanley has accepted the role of AFA Executive Secretary and Treasurer (EST).  From July 1, 2022 until June 30, 2023, Professor Hanley will work alongside current EST Jim Schallheim.  Beginning July 1, 2023, Professor Hanley will assume the office of EST. Professor Hanley holds the position …

Sad news: David Mayers, Co-Editor of the Journal of Finance (1988-1995), Passed Away

David Mayers was professor emeritus of finance at UC Riverside’s School of Business. He received his Ph.D. in business administration from the University of Rochester, his M.B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, and his B.S. in engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis. Dave Mayers served as co-editor of the Journal of Finance from …

AFA 2023 Annual Meeting Paper Submissions – Now CLOSED

The 2023 American Finance Association Annual Meeting Submission website is now CLOSED. The deadline to submit a paper was 3:00pm ET on Tuesday, March 15. Please see additional information on the Annual Meeting page of this website.

Watch now: AFA Presidential Address

View the recording of John Graham’s Presidential Address “Corporate Finance and Reality“