Call for Papers for the Annual Meeting

Boston, MA  Meeting
January 7-9, 2022 (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday)
(in collaboration with ASSA)

Open Submission Deadline: April 23, 2021

The International Banking, Economics, and Finance Association (IBEFA) will hold its next Annual Meeting in Boston, MA, in conjunction with the Annual Allied Social Science Associations Conference, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, January 7–9, 2022, at the Sheraton Boston. Members and non-members are equally encouraged to submit papers.

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.

Completed papers should be submitted electronically by Friday, April 23, 2021.

Diana Bonfim
Program Chair, IBEFA
Banco de Portugal and Católica Lisbon


To submit a paper, please begin by registering at the conference planning website: This link can also be reached via the heading “Call for Papers – ASSA” at the IBEFA website ( Enter all requested contact information for all authors. If you experience any submission difficulty, please contact Niki Maas (

Additional Information

There is no paper submission fee. However, at least one author from each accepted paper must be an IBEFA member as of June 1, 2021. Regular membership dues are US$100 and US$50 for students for one year. Authors of (provisionally) accepted papers, who are not members, will be given the opportunity to join before the program is finalized.

You must also register to attend the ASSA annual meeting, as ASSA charges a separate conference registration fee for all attendees. Registration will open at the end of August 2021.

For information about the ASSA winter meeting, see

Thank you for your participation.