Continuing the success of the previous IFA conference held in Universitas Indonesia, this year’s conference will be held in Bandar Lampung, Sumatra Island, Indonesia, hosted by Faculty of Economics of Business Universitas Lampung (FEB Unila). The 2018 conference, continuing the tradition and the goals of IFA, consists of plenary presentations by leading researchers in finance and experts from regulatory institutions, as well as research paper presentations. The theme of the 2018 conference is ¨Finance in the Age of Digital Technology: Pushing New Frontier¨. Doctoral colloquium will be held every afternoon after the parallel session. The conference will start on Wednesday, September 5th and end on Thursday, September 6th.

  • ● Pacific-Basin Finance Journal (SCOPUS) ● Emerging Market Finance and Trade (SCOPUS) ● Gadjah Mada International Journal of Busines (SCOPUS) ● Indonesian Capital Market Review (Clarivate Analytics, EBSCO) ● Journal of Indonesian Economy and Business (EconLit, EBSCO, ProQuest)

  • The IFA is pleased to award prize money to the best papers, and the award will be presented during the gala dinner. The prize is the following. 1st Best : 5,000,000 IDR 2nd Best : 3,000,000 IDR 3rd Best : 2,000,000 IDR

  • ● Paper Submission will open by February 15, 2018. ● The submission deadline is June 30, 2018 at 23:59 GMT+7 ● Acceptance decisions will be communicated by the 16th of July 2018 ● Early Bird registration is July 31, 2018.

Call For Paper

Invited Speaker


  • Alistair Milne

    Professor of Financial Economics at School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University

  • Karen Benson *)


  • Friderica Widyasari

    President Director of the Indonesia Central Securities Depository

  • Agusman

    Executive Director of Bank Indonesia

  • Ghon Rhee

    K.J. Luke Distinguished Professor of International Banking and Finance, University of Hawaii

  • Halim Alamsyah *)

    Board of Comisioner LPSE

  • Call for papers and deadlines


    We encourage papers from scholars in the following topic. 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, and financial inclusion. The selection criteria will be the relevance to the topics, the nature of research problems, and the contribution to the literature. The deadline for the paper submission is June 30th. Papers acceptance will be announced by July 16th.