University of Kentucky Finance Conference

Bourbon barrels


April 25-27, 2024
Lexington, Kentucky

The finance faculty of the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics is pleased to announce the 2024 UK Finance Conference. The conference will be hosted in Lexington, KY - the heart of bourbon country.

We welcome papers in all areas of finance and aim to create an intimate, social experience featuring ample discussion of papers and ideas amongst high-quality academics. In addition to Friday and Saturday academic sessions at Gatton College, there will be a Thursday evening welcome reception and Friday conference dinner as well as excursions featuring our local attractions of bourbon and thoroughbred horses.

Program Committee

Jawad Addoum, Cornell University
Pat Akey, University of Toronto/INSEAD
Heitor Almeida, University of Illinois
Tom Bates, Arizona State University
Justin Birru, Ohio State University
Audra Boone, Texas Christian University
Bruce Carlin, Rice University
Emanuele Colonnelli, University of Chicago
Tony Cookson, University of Colorado
Zhi Da, Notre Dame University
Stephen Dimmock, Nanyang University
Jason Donaldson, Washington University
Winston Dou, University of Pennsylvania
Jesse Ellis, North Carolina State University
Mike Ewens, Columbia University
Eli Fich, Drexel University
Nick Gantchev, University of Warwick
Clifton Green, Emory University
Itay Goldstein, University of Pennsylvania
Todd Gormley, Washington University
Samuel Hartzmark, Boston College
Jarrad Harford, University of Washington
Rawley Heimer, Arizona State University
Mark Huson, University of Alberta
Zoran Ivkovich, Michigan State University
Petri Jylha, Aalto University
Elena Loutskina, University of Virginia
Song Ma, Yale University
Jordan Nickerson, University of Washington
Michaela Pagel, Columbia University
Mitchell Petersen, Northwestern University
Seth Pruitt, Arizona State University
Matt Ringgenberg, University of Utah
Lukas Schmid, University of Southern California
Matthew Spiegel, Yale University
Luke Stein, Babson College
Ed Van Wesep, University of Colorado
Yufeng Wu, Ohio State University