To promote China-related financial research globally, Antai College of Economics & Management and China Finance Review International co-organize the Annual China Finance Review International Conference (CFRIC). The 2019 China Finance Review International Conference aims to stimulate research ideas among academic researchers and policy makers around the world. It will provide a high-quality academic exchange platform, where finance scholars and practitioners worldwide can share their in-depth research on important finance issues in China and exchange ideas on new developments in finance research, with the ultimate goal of reforming China’s financial system and encouraging financial innovations in China. In particular, it will provide a framework for future analysis and monitoring to ensure a strong, sustainable, and resilient financial system as innovations in financial services evolve. The conference will be held from June 28 to June 29, 2019 in Shanghai, China.


Travel expenses are expected to be covered by the participants. The conference has a negotiated price with the hotel next to the conference venue. Please contact the organizers (email: for any queries on practical arrangements. 

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Important Dates

Draft paper submission deadline:2019-04-15

Draft paper acceptance notification:2019-05-21

Final paper submission deadline:2019-05-25

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Author guidelines


Dual submission option: in the submission, please fill it the Receipt form attached in the email to indicate if you would like to have your paper considered (no extra fee) for the publication of the China Finance Review International (CFRI). All the dual submissions to CFRI are welcomed. Journal submissions will be independent from submissions to the conference. If your paper is rejected by the CFRI journal after the dual submission, you may submit to the CFRI at a later date as if the paper was never submitted. However, papers considered under the dual submission cannot be under consideration at any other journal.

China Finance Review International is a Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) journal and the journal websites can be visited using the link:


“Big data” has fundamentally changed the ways in which business collects, processes, analyzes and disseminates information and supports decision making. Meanwhile, the technology-enabled innovation in financial services (FinTech) is developing rapidly, presenting opportunities for financial inclusion and risks to financial stability that should concern policy makers and regulators. Among all the paper submission of 2019 CFRIC, the organizing committee invites the paper submission the special issue of “Big Data and Fintech” of the China Finance Review International.


Paper Submission Deadline is April 15, 2019.

Interested authors should submit their papers in a completePDF-version (including author information in page 1 and the main text from page 2) to Please fill it the Receipt Form attached in the email to indicate if you would like to have your paper considered (no extra fee) for the publication of the China Finance Review International (CFRI).

Papers will be anonymously reviewed by multiple members of the Program Committee. Email notification of the outcome of submissions is expected to be sent to the submitting author by May 21,2019. Authors of accepted papers are expected to be available to serve as session chairs or discussants.


CFRI Best Paper Award (One paper, 1,000 USD)

Emerald Best Paper Award (One paper, 1,000 USD)

Shanghai Institute of International Finance and Economics Best Paper (One paper, 1,000 USD)

Topics of submission


Academic papers studying China related topics, from all areas of finance, are welcome. The conference follows the format of international research conferences. We have both English and Chinese sessions.








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