Call for Papers

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AFFECT is sponsoring a series of virtual seminars that will provide an opportunity for junior scholars, especially women, to present their research.  The first seminars will be held on Tuesday, June 16 from 2:00 p.m. until 3:20 p.m. EST.  We plan to accept two papers (with a discussant) broadly in the area of corporate finance. 

The deadline for submissions is June 1, 2020.  Please submit your paper via email to  Please indicate your graduation year and university in the body of the email.  Priority for paper selection will be given to submitters who graduated on or after May 2016.  The program will be announced on June 8.  Please forward this call to any colleagues who might be interested.

The second AFFECT virtual seminar will be held on Tuesday, August 4 and will focus on financial institutions and crises (submissions related to the current coronavirus crisis are especially encouraged).  The call for papers for the August seminar will be distributed in mid-June.

Organizers: Victoria Ivashina (Harvard Business School) and Heather Tookes (Yale School of Management)