Annual Meetings

Two KAFA-FMA special sessions at the 2017 FMA annual meetings in Boston

  •  Korea Panel Session  

Friday, 13 October, 8:30 am - 10:00 am (Botolph, 2nd floor, right beside Starbucks)

Professor Soku Byoun, Baylor University

Professor Dong-Soon Kim, Chung-Ang University, Korea
Are there the size effect and age effect in Korean equity funds? 
- Focusing on the issue of neglected funds –

Professor Joon H. Hwang, Korea University 
Mandatory Price Support of the Underwriter: Evidence from the putback option

Professor Min Jung Kang, at University of Michigan at Flint,
Predicting North Korean Aggressions using Foreign Short Sales and Media Tone


  • Asia Panel Session  

Friday, 13 October, 10:15 am - 11:45 am (Botolph, 2nd floor, right beside Starbucks)

Professor Yoon K Choi, University of Central Florida


Professor Ajai Singh, Suntrust, University of Central Florida
Trading Restrictions and Supply Effects (Evidence from Japan)

Professor Jimmy Hilliard, Auburn University

A Test of Chinese Market Efficiency: Put-Call Parity and the Impact of Soft Interventions

Professor Woojin Kim, Seoul National University

New Equity Issues in Emerging Economy: Investment Financing or Recapitalization


  •   KAFA Executive Board Meeting

When: 3:00 – 5:00 p.m., Friday, October 13, 2017

Where: Columbus (1st floor), Boston Marriott Copley Hotel


  •   Annual Business Meeting

Where: Botolph, Boston Marriott Copley Hotel

When: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Friday, October 13, 2017


  • KAFA Annual Dinner Meeting: 

Where: Buk Kyung Korean Restaurant

             Union Square, Somerville, MA

             Phone: 617-623-7220


When: 7:30-9:30 p.m., Friday, October 13, 2017


Transportation: Bus (about 20 min. drive from the conference hotel)

  • Note that the same restaurant has two different locations. We will go to the one in Union Square.


Sponsor: Korea Institute of Finance (KIF) and Korea Capital Market Institute (KCMI)