Call for Papers

12th ITAM Finance Conference

Mexico City, February 24-25, 2023

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ITAM’s Department of Business Administration, in partnership with Fundación de Estudios Financieros (FUNDEF), is delighted to host the 12th ITAM Finance Conference, designed to bring together leading scholars in the field. The conference will be held in person on Friday February 24th, and Saturday February 25th, 2023 at ITAM’s campus in Mexico City.

We are glad to announce that Janice Eberly (Northwestern – Kellogg) will be the keynote speaker for this edition.

We invite authors to submit empirical or theoretical papers from all areas of finance and financial economics (broadly defined). We particularly encourage submission of new work, and request that submitted papers not be forthcoming for publication at the time of submission.


Please submit a PDF file no later than October 31st, 2022 using the following link:

Authors of selected papers will be notified by mid-November 2022. For additional questions, please contact Jose Maria Barrero (


All submissions must be accompanied by a $1,000 MXN (approximately $50 USD) submission fee. To ensure full consideration, please complete your payment using the following link: and accept the terms and conditions. If you have any questions or issues with the submission fee payment, please contact Jose Maria Barrero (


All participants are invited to join us for a trip to the Pyramids of Teotihuacán, a UNESCO World Heritage Site on the outskirts of Mexico City, on the afternoon of the second day (Saturday, February 25th). In most cases, we can accommodate a reasonable number of guests accompanying presenters or discussants to the pyramids and social events.


We will cover breakfast, lunch, and dinner for all presenters and discussants for the two days of the conference, including a conference cocktail on Friday the 24th and dinner on Saturday the 25th.

Additionally, we will hold a block of rooms at a nearby hotel for presenters, and we will cover up to 3 nights’ accommodation for discussants. Details will be announced in due course.


Mexico City International Airport has direct flights to major cities in North America, Europe, and Latin America. Daytime high temperatures in late February range from 23 to 26oC (74 to 78oF) with overnight lows of 9 to 11oC (48 to 52oF).

In addition to visa-free nationalities, Mexico generally grants visa-free entry to visitors who have a valid visa or residence permit issued by the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Schengen Area countries, or Japan. As of September 2022, there are no COVID-related travel restrictions in place.


Ludovic Phalippou (Oxford), Nicholas Bloom (Stanford), Neil Pearson (Illinois), Jay Ritter (Florida), Myron Scholes (Stanford University), Fernando Zapatero (USC), Richard Stanton (Berkeley), Andrew Karolyi (Cornell), Rui Albuquerque (BC), Robert F. Dittmar (Michigan), Lorenzo Garlappi (UBC), Joseph Gerakos (Chicago), Nikolai Roussanov (Wharton), Sorin Sorescu (Texas A&M), Hui Chen (MIT), Andrew Patton (Duke), Bo Becker (Harvard), Chris Parsons (USC), Torben Andersen (Northwestern), Robert Dittmar (Michigan), Jay Huang (PennState), Nikunj Kapadia (Massachusetts), Kris Jacobs (Houston), Tarun Chordia (Emory), Terrance Odean (Berkeley), Nicolae Garleanu (Berkeley), Alok Kumar (Miami), Viktor Todorov (Northwestern), Stephen Figlewski (NYU), John Graham (Duke), Suleyman Basak (LBS), Michael Ewens (Columbia), Anthony Cookson (UC Boulder), Amit Goyal (Lausanne), Sergio Rebelo (Northwestern-Kellogg)


We are grateful for financial support from Fundación de Estudios Financieros (FUNDEF) and administrative support from ITAM’s Department of Business Administration staff.


Jose Maria Barrero, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México,

Pedro Garcia-Ares, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México,

Renata Herrerias, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México,

Felix Matthys, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México,

Aurelio Vasquez, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México,

Franco Zecchetto, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México,