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Important Dates (GMT +8:00)

  1. Full Paper Deadline: 15 April 2019
  2. Camera-ready Paper Deadline: 30 June 2019
  3. Early Bird Deadline: 30 June 2019
  4. Participant Registration Deadline: 10 July 2019



This invitation and call for full paper are addressed to all participants. Submit the full paper before the deadline.


Sunway University is proud to be the host for the 21st Malaysian Finance Association (MFA) conference 2019.  We cordially invite submission of research papers in all areas in finance and economics. The annual conference provides an open platform for scholars and practitioners particularly from the Asian region to meet and share their current research as well as to exchange ideas and information on new developments in finance and economics. The conference is committed to high-quality research on current issues and challenges facing the financial industry, and education. All papers will be double blind-reviewed by a panel of established researchers.

Conference theme:

“Charting a new course in Financial Innovation and Education”


•    Three MFA best papers will be published in Capital Markets Review with an award of RM 1,000 each
•    Two best paper awards sponsored by The Pacific-Basin Finance Journal with USD$ 1,000 each


•    Pacific-Basin Finance Journal - Special Issue in Islamic Finance (two selected Islamic-finance papers)
•    Emerging Markets Review (two selected papers)
•    Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money (two selected papers)
•    Capital Markets Review (three Best Paper Award papers)
•    Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies (three selected papers)
•    International Journal of Economics and Management (five selected papers)
•    Asian Academy of Management Journal of Accounting and Finance (two selected papers)
•    Asian Journal of Business and Accounting (two selected papers)
•    International Journal of Business and Society (two selected papers)

Format Abstract / Full Paper

Prospective authors are invited to submit FULL PAPER (max of 15 pages) for presentation following this format:
•    Title, name of author(s), organization affiliation/position(s)
•    Abstract (not more than 150 words)
•    A4 paper size, Times New Roman 10 point font, single spacing and 1 inch margin around the pages
•    Use APA style for references (please visit: www.apa.org for details)


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Registration and Submission

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•    Click on "Online Submission" menu to submit your abstract(s) / full paper.

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