College of Business > About > Centers & Institutes > John L. Keeley Jr. Center for Financial Services > Programs > Chicago Financial Institutions Conference
The annual Chicago Financial Institutions Conference (CFIC) provides an open environment for scholars to share new working papers on topics related to financial institutions. In this day-and-a-half event, academics present their research findings during panel discussions in downtown Chicago. Growing to more than 150 attendees, the conference is hosted by the John L. Keeley Jr. Center for Financial Services and the Department of Finance at DePaul University.
The deadline for submitting papers has passed.
We welcome submissions of high-quality research on all topics related to financial institutions. The range of topics includes, but is not limited to:
The theory of financial intermediation; banking and the real economy; non-bank financial institutions; fintech and blockchain; deposits and liquidity; relationship lending and small business finance; consumer finance and payment systems; syndicated lending and securitization; bank performance and risk; central banks and monetary policy; financial markets and market-making; financial crises and systemic risk; governance of financial institutions; international banking; and financial regulation.