MFAC 2017




Main Sponsor 


The 19th Malaysian Finance Association Conference (MFAC) 2017


DATE: 16th – 18th May, 2017


Venue: Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (Kampar Campus)


City: Kampar, Perak, Malaysia



Theme: Challenges and New Directions amidst Global Financial Uncertainty


The Faculty of Business and Finance, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) is pleased to organize the 19th Malaysian Finance Association Conference (MFAC) 2017 from 16 to 18 May, 2017 at Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kampar Campus in Kampar, Perak, Malaysia. The MFA Conference has been taking place since 1999. It is a gathering of Finance Academics and Industry Practitioners. This conference aims to provide academics and practitioners a platform to exchange ideas and research findings. Over the last few years the conference has attracted a substantial number of foreign participants.


Best Paper Awards and Publications


Every submitted paper will be reviewed by referees who are required to give a score for the paper. The top three papers based on these scores will be shortlisted for THREE MFA Best Paper Awards. In addition to a Certificate, each award winners will also receive a RM 1,000 Cash Award. The Award winning papers will be published in the MFA’s Journal, the Capital Markets Review. 

In addition, two (2) best papers in Islamic Banking and Finance will be awarded by the Pacific-Basin Finance Journal. The award papers will be published in a special issue of the Pacific-Basin Finance Journal. Other selected papers on Islamic Banking and Finance will also be invited for possible publication in a special issue of the Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, a social science citation index and leading journal in finance.

Furthermore, the authors shall get a chance to publish their papers in the International Journal of Business and Society (listed in ISI Thomson Reuters Emerging Sources Citation Index & SCOPUS). 


E-Proceedings with ISBN

All papers (abstracts/full papers) will undergo a blind peer review process. You will be notified on the acceptance decision in TWO (2) weeks after the submission. Accepted papers will be published in the refereed conference e-proceedings with an ISBN. You are requested to submit abstract or full paper to



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