The Northern Finance Association’s 2018 Annual Conference was held on September 21-23, 2018 in Charlevoix, Quebec.
BEST PAPER AWARDS
Best PhD Paper
Award Sponsored by Bank of Canada
“The Effect of Credit Crunch on Output Price Dynamics: The Corporate Inventory and Liquidity Management Channel ”
Best Paper on Corporate Finance/Responsible Finance
Sponsored by Desjardins
Sudheer Chava, Alexander Oettl, Manpreet Singh and Linghang Zeng
“The Dark Side of Technological Progress? Impact of E-Commerce on Employees at Brick-and-Mortar Retailers”
Best Paper on Derivatives
Sponsored by Canadian Derivatives Institute/L’Institut Canadien des Dérivés
Xing Gao and Mathias Kronlund
“Does Dilution from Option Exercises Cause Share Repurchases?”
Best Paper on Firm Growth and Innovation
Sponsored by Lazaridis Institute
Wing Wah Tham, David Reeb, Ping Shen Koh and Elvira Sojli
“Measuring Innovation Around the World”
Best Paper on FinTech
Sponsored by Ivey Scotiabank Digital Banking Lab
”Blockchain Without Waste: Proof-of-Stake”
Best Paper on Long-term Investment
Sponsored by Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
Anastassia Fedyk and James Hodson
“Trading on Talent: Human Capital and Firm Performance”
Best Paper in Microstructure
Sponsored by Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC)
Bidisha Chakrabarty, Terrence Hendershott, Samarpan Nawn and Roberto Pascual
”Order Exposure in High Frequency Markets”
Best Paper in Risk Management
Sponsored by Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP)
Asaf Bernstein, Matthew Gustafson and Ryan Lewis
“Disaster on the Horizon: The Price Effect of Sea Level Rise”
Conference Program (9.09 MB, PDF)
NFA 2017 was in Halifax
The NFA 2017 Conference was held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, from September 15-17, 2017.
The Program Chairs were Maria Pacurar and Murray Carlson.
The NFA Annual General Meeting took place during the NFA Conference Luncheon on Saturday September 16, 2017, at the Marriott Halifax Harbourfront Hotel.
NFA 2016 was in Mont Tremblant
The NFA 2016 Conference was held in Mont Tremblant, Quebec, from September 16-18, 2016.
The Program Chairs were Louis Gagnon and Lynnette Purda.
The NFA Annual General Meeting took place during the NFA Conference Luncheon on Saturday September 17, 2016, at the Fairmont Tremblant.
NFA 2015 was in Lake Louise
The NFA 2015 Conference was held in Lake Louise, Alberta, from September 18-20, 2015.
The Program Chair was Vikas Mehrotra.
The NFA Annual General Meeting took place during the NFA Conference Luncheon on Saturday September 19, 2015, at the Chateau Lake Louise Convention Centre.
NFA 2014 was in Ottawa
The NFA 2014 Conference was held in Ottawa, Ontario, from September 12-14, 2014. It was the first conference to be organized by the NFA as an incorporated entity.
The Program Chair was Gordon Sick.
The NFA Annual General Meeting took place at the Conference Luncheon on Saturday September 13, 2014.