Welcome to the website of the New Zealand Finance Colloquium

The New Zealand Finance Colloquium was an initiative introduced in 1996 to promote the discussion, dissemination and development of finance related research within New Zealand. The colloquium is an annual event organised and held at universities throughout the country.

21st Annual (2017) New Zealand Finance Colloquium

On Wednesday February 8th, Thursday February 9th and Friday February 10th 2017, the 21st Annual New Zealand Finance Colloquium will be hosted by the Department of Accounting and Finance at the Business School of the University of Auckland, Auckland at the Business School of the University of Auckland. .

The PhD Symposium begins on Wednesday, February 8th and the main session begins in the morning of Thursday, February 9th. PhD candidates and researchers are encouraged to submit papers (or, abstracts only) in all areas of finance. The closing date for the submission of papers is December 15th 2016 and decisions of the Programme Committee will be communicated after December 20th 2016.

All Finance Colloquium sessions will be held at the Owen G. Glenn Building, and catering will be provided throughout the Colloquium. The University of Auckland is pleased to host the conference dinner (February 9th 2017) and all participants are welcomed.

Further details (accommodation, transport and maps), along with details as to the submission of papers, conference prizes and registration for the Colloquium will soon be available on the Colloquium website.

The following papers received awards:

Confererence Awards

  • BLR outstanding research award
    This prize acknowledges the founders of the colloquium. Professor Glenn Boyle, Dr. Martin Lally and Professor Larry Rose.
  • CFA ARX Best Paper Award ($1,000).
    In addition to submitting papers through the link below, applicants must upload papers to the CFA Institute Asia-Pacific Research Exchange website ( to be eligible for the ARX Best Paper Award.
  • INFINZ - Best Paper award for Investments ($1,000)
  • MBIE - Best Paper award for Capital Markets ($1,000)
  • SIRCA - Best Paper award for paper utilising SIRCA data ($1,500)

Notice Board

2017 NZ Finance Collquium

To be hosted by the University of Auckland.
PhD Symposium
Wednesday 8th February
Thursday 9th - Friday 10th February

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