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By assembling prominent researchers from prestigious Universities around the world, the highly competitive FEA conference gives Kelley faculty access to cutting-edge management tools and ideas in both finance and accounting.


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Program Chairs

Finance: Charles Trzcinka
Accounting: Teri Lombardi Yohn


Welcome to the 22nd Annual Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting

22nd Annual Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting

The Conference

Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business
will host the 22nd Annual Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting (CFEA) November 18 and 19, 2011

The Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting is sponsored by a consortium of eight universities (Indiana University, Georgia State University, University of Maryland, New York University, University of North Carolina, Rutgers University, University of Southern California, and University of Texas). It is a highly selective, refereed conference of research papers in financial economics and accounting. The conference holds parallel sessions on topics that are broadly of interest to both finance and accounting researchers.  The Financial Economics and Accounting Conference will showcase various sessions on best practices and current events in Accounting and Finance with distinct keynote speakers presenting their perspective on the world of Financial Economics and Accounting.

Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speaker (Dinner)
George ConstantinidesGeorge Constantinides is the Leo Melamed Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago.  Professor Constaninides studies the causes of the historically observed premium of equity returns over bond returns, the value premium, and the size premium; the pricing and hedging of fixed-income securities, options, futures, and other derivatives; the effects of transaction costs and taxes on the pricing and hedging of derivatives; and portfolio management.

Keynote Speaker (Luncheon)
Martin FridsonMartin Fridson is "perhaps the most well-known figure in the high yield world," according to Investment Dealers’ Digest. Over a 25-year span with brokerage firms including Salomon Brothers, Morgan Stanley, and Merrill Lynch, he became known for his innovative work in credit analysis and investment strategy. Fridson received his B.A. cum laude in history from Harvard College and his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.


We are deeply grateful for our sponsors:


Kelley School of Business Department of Accounting

Kelley School of Business Department of Finance