Summer Institute of Finance Conference

July 12 - 13, 2021

Shanghai, China (live and virtual)

The Summer Institute of Finance (SIF) will host its eleventh annual conference July 12 - 13, 2021. Due to the COVID19 pandemic, the conference will be held in a combined online and on-premises format in the city of Shanghai. Organized by the Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF) at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, the SIF conference typically hosts about 60 participants to discuss cutting-edge topics in current financial research. While all quality submissions are welcome, there will be a special session on Chinese financial markets and institutions. Early drafts with innovative ideas are also encouraged.

The submission website ( is open until March 7, 2021. Authors who have previously submitted papers to the 2020 SIF conference must resubmit an updated version via the submission website. If there is no resubmission received from the author in due time, the paper will be treated as withdrawn.

All submissions will be reviewed by a program committee of renowned international scholars, chaired by Professor Xiaoyun Yu of Indiana University. Authors of the accepted papers will be notified by April 25, 2021.

Submission deadline: March 7, 2021.

For more information about the conference and paper submission (in PDF format), please visit:, or contact