Call for Papers

IBEFA Asia—Pacific Meeting

Newcastle, Australia
January 11 – 14, 2018

(held concurrently with the January 11 – 14, 2018
Western Economic Association International 14th Pacific Conference)

Open Submission Deadline: June 30, 2017

The International Banking, Economics, and Finance Association (IBEFA), jointly with the Western Economic Association International (WEAI), will hold its Asia—Pacific meeting on January 11—14, 2018, in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.

Both members and non-members are invited to submit papers. We encourage the submission of papers on all topics related to the interests of IBEFA, especially papers related to the Asia—Pacific region, closer economic and financial integration, cross-border and international regulation, monetary policy and macro-prudential policy issues, fin tech and other financial innovations, shadow banking, payments systems, and behavioural finance.

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 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, June 30, 2017. See below for submission instructions.

David G. Mayes
Program Committee Chair, IBEFA
University of Auckland


To submit a paper, you must upload a file containing the following details along with your paper or extended abstract at

Please place these details on the front page of your submission. The details required for each author:

  • Full name and position for each author
  • Organisation and department for each author
  • Full mailing address, including country, for each author
  • Email address and telephone number for each author
  • In the event of any difficulty, please contact David Mayes at

Program Committee

Jonathan Batten (Monash)
Santiago Carbo-Valverde (Bangor)
Jeremy Goh (SMU)
Simon Kwan (SF Fed)
David G. Mayes (Auckland) Chair
Frank Packer (BIS)

Additional information

To be included in the Newcastle sessions, at least one author of the submitted paper must be a paid-up member of IBEFA, no later than 15 August 2017. You will also need to register to attend the WEAI International Conference and pay their registration fee in order to participate in any IBEFA session. For information about such registration see

Submissions cannot be acted upon until all information is received.

Thank you for your participation.