Experimental Finance Conference 2021

Innsbruck, June 16-18

The Department of Finance at the University of Innsbruck and the Society for Experimental Finance (SEF) invites you to the Experimental Finance Conference 2021, to be held in Innsbruck (Austria). The conference also serves as the 12th annual meeting of the SEF.

Please note that the prevailing Covid-19 situation in June requires some flexibility: The conference will take place in any case – if possible as an in-person event, otherwise as an online event or combination thereof. If you cannot attend the conference in person but your paper is accepted, you will have the possibility to give your presentation online. You can find regular updates on organizational details at our conference website: www.ef-2021.com.

Keynote speakers

  • Annamaria Lusardi (George Washington University School of Business)

  • Stefan Nagel (University of Chicago Booth School of Business)

Talks with a View (Anniversary Special):

  • Roberto Weber (University of Zürich)

  • Michael Kirchler (University of Innsbruck)

We invite you to submit full papers or extended abstracts (minimum 1000 words), using experimental methods and covering all areas of finance, broadly defined (please only submit when you have already collected data). For more information and for online submission please refer to our conference website at www.ef-2021.com.

If you are a junior scientist, we also invite you to apply for the Vernon L. Smith Young Talent Award in Experimental Finance for the best conference paper. This prize is awarded by the SEF and Chapman University and amounts to 8,000 USD. Further details are on our website.

Important Dates

  • February 28: Deadline for manuscript submissions

  • March 31: Notification of acceptance


Jürgen Huber (University of Innsbruck)

Zwetelina Iliewa (University of Bonn and SEF Officer)

Christian König-Kersting (University of Innsbruck)

Matthias Stefan (University of Innsbruck and SEF Officer)