China Accounting and Finance Review (CAFR) 2021 Virtual Annual Conference - Call for Papers

Conference dates

17 Sep 2021 - 18 Sep 2021

Location

Virtual (Zoom)

Description

China Accounting and Finance Review (CAFR) 2021 Virtual Annual Conference

Call for Papers (Submission deadline extended to 30 June 2021)

Conference Dates:
17 – 18 September 2021 (Friday and Saturday, Hong Kong Time)
16 – 17 September 2021 (Thursday and Friday, US Time)

Conference Theme:
Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) – Reporting and Investing

Keynote Speakers:
Christian Leuz, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
Harrison Hong, Department of Economics, Columbia University

The CAFR 2021 Virtual Annual Conference welcomes papers in all areas of accounting and finance and will feature both plenary and concurrent sessions. The plenary sessions will give priority to papers submitted with a focus on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) or Climate Change. Authors of accepted papers will be invited to present their research at the conference and considered for fast-track publication in CAFR (subject to satisfactory revision) at the editors’ discretion; Papers not included in the plenary sessions can still be considered for the concurrent sessions and for publication in a regular issue of CAFR; Papers submitted to the concurrent sessions only will not be considered for publication in CAFR.

Paper Submission:
Please send an electronic version of your submission in PDF or Word format to the CAFR Editorial Office at af.cafr@polyu.edu.hk by 30 June 2021. Include separate files for the title page and for the blind manuscript.
Authors should indicate whether the paper is to be considered 1) for Plenary Sessions only i.e., for publication in CAFR, 2) both Plenary Sessions and Concurrent Sessions, or 3) for Concurrent Sessions only. Authors will be notified of acceptance by 10 August 2021.

Conference Organizing Committee:
C.S. Agnes Cheng, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Albert Tsang, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Ji-Chai Lin, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Qiang Wu, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Nianhang Xu, Renmin University of China
Huacheng Wang, Renmin University of China
Chitru S. Fernando, University of Oklahoma

Program Committee:
Cheng Zeng, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hangsoo Kyung, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Chi Man Yip, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Zhihong Yi, Renmin University of China
Fuxiu Jiang, Renmin University of China
Lingling Zheng, Renmin University of China
Xiaodan Gao, Renmin University of China
Daxuan Zhao. Renmin University of China

Conference Organizers:
School of Accounting and Finance, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
School of Business, Renmin University of China

Additional Information

About China Accounting and Finance Review (CAFR):

Established in 1999 by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) in collaboration with Tsinghua University, CAFR is the first refereed journal of accounting and finance published in the Greater China Region. Since 2019, CAFR has been rated A in the Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) Journal Quality List and indexed in the Australian Research Council (ARC) and American Economic Association (EconLit).

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