The Indonesian Finance Association (IFA) is a non-profit organization established to cultivate a strong network among academics, businesses, regulators, and financial experts in Indonesia, especially in the realms of corporate finance, capital markets, international finance, and financial institutions.

The IFA is aimed at improving the quality and quantity of research by Indonesian scholars and practitioners in finance and banking. Moreover, the organization yearns to contribute by offering research-based policy recommendations to financial regulators in Indonesia. The IFA's annual conference corresponds with its missions of: (1) enhancing Indonesian financial scholars’ contributions to the international academic landscape, and (2) participating in advancing the financial literacy and policies in Indonesia. In the previous conference, the IFA has attracted delegates from over 50 universities and various countries.

The 2nd IFA International Conference 2016 is jointly organized by the Universitas Gadjah Mada Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Indonesia Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Sebelas Maret Faculty of Economics and Business, and Universitas Teknologi Yogyakarta.


The IFA organizes an annual conference to facilitate members and non-members to come together for disseminating their knowledge and experiences in a friendly and helpful environment. The Conference will cover the following financial subtopics:

  • Asset Pricing Theory
  • Behavioral Asset Pricing
  • Banking and Financial Intermediation
  • Financial Crisis and Stability
  • Empirical Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Finance Theory
  • Derivatives
  • Empirical Asset Pricing
  • International Finance
  • Market Microstructure
  • Emerging Capital Markets
  • Islamic Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Microfinance

The deadline for submission of completed papers is April 30, 2016. Paper can be written in English or Indonesian. Paper should be submitted via website in "Submit Paper" menu.

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The Conference is affiliated with the following academic journals:

  • Pacific-Basin Finance Journal
  • Gadjah Mada International Journal of Business (indexed in SCOPUS, EBSCO, NSD)
  • Journal of Indonesian Economy and Business (indexed in EconLit, EBSCO, ProQuest)
  • Indonesian Capital Market Review


The Pacific-Basin Finance Journal is pleased to award a prize of $1,000 to the best paper, which will be presented during the gala dinner.


  • Paper submission’s deadline: May 31, 2016
  • Decision announcement: June 30, 2016
  • Deadline for registration: July 10, 2016

We look forward to seeing you in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

The 2nd IFA International Conference 2016 Steering Committee:

  • Prof. Dr. Eduardus Tandelilin (Universitas Gadjah Mada)
  • Dr. Irwan Adi Ekaputra (Universitas Indonesia)
  • Dr. Mamduh Hanafi (Universitas Gadjah Mada)
  • Dr. Irwan Trinugroho (Universitas Sebelas Maret)

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