EFiC Conference in Banking and Finance
Banks and Financial Markets in Times of Uncertainty
- Location: Essex Business School, Colchester Campus
- Date: Friday 7 and Saturday 8 July 2017
All tickets include a conference pack and a buffet lunch and refreshments
Early registration - book by 26 May 2017
Book by the 26 May 2017 to get an early-bird discount:
- academic: £160
- student: £60
- business and policy makers: £200
- gala dinner: £40
Standard registration - book by 7 June 2017
If you miss the early registration deadline, you will be charged our standard
- academic: £190
- student: £80
- business and policy makers: £240
- gala dinner: £40
Finance Centre is proud to bring you the 2017 EFiC Conference in Banking and
Finance. This year's conference will explore 'banks and financial markets in
times of uncertainty'.
The event will bring together leading academics, practitioners and policy
makers from across banking and finance to hear state-of-the-art research,
exchange ideas and network. The symposium provides a forum to reflect on trends
in financial and banking markets nearly 10 years since the start of the global
financial crisis. It will be the ideal setting for discussing the future of
research and policy.
We welcome papers in the following areas:
- asset pricing
- behavioural finance
- commodity markets
- corporate finance
- financing of SMEs
- financial econometrics
- big data
- international finance
- corporate finance
- portfolio and risk management
The final programme will include a poster session for PhD students working in
More speakers will be announced soon.
Local organising committee
The conference is organised by:
- Dr Panayiotis Andreou, Cyprus
University of Technology
Professor Barbara Casu, Cass Business School
- Professor Manthos
Delis, University of Surrey
- Professor Franco
Fiordelisi, University of Rome III
Professor Andrew Harvey, University of Cambridge
Professor Christos Ioannidis, Aston University
- Professor Alexander
Michaelides, Imperial College London
- Professor Fotios Pasiouras,
Technical University of Crete
Professor Hashem Pesaran, University of Southern California
Professor Philip Molyneux, University of Bangor
- Dr Anna
Sarkisyan, Essex Business School
Ian Tonks, University of Bath
Professor John Wilson, University of St Andrews
Mark Wohar, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Bed and breakfast accommodation is available on our Colchester Campus for the duration of the event. Prices start at £50 when you use discount code EFiC2017.
Location and accessibility
The conference takes place at our Colchester Campus. Colchester is an hour
away from London by train.
Professor John Nankervis.
We are pleased to announce that the fifth annual EFiC memorial lecture will be given by Professor Brendan McCabe, Professor of Econometrics at the University of Liverpool, in celebration of
former Professor of Finance at Essex Business School.
John died in 2012 and is hugely missed by his colleagues.
An outstanding researcher, John’s work was published in many of the top journals in econometrics, including:
Econometrica; the Journal of Econometrics; the Journal of the American Statistical Association; the Journal of Business
Economics and Statistics; Econometric Theory and the Econometrics Journal. His work was also published in leading international economics
and finance journals, such as the International Economic Review, the Journal of Empirical Finance and the European Journal of Finance.
How to submit a paper
To submit a paper or extended abstract, please email a Word or PDF draft to
firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use 'Submission EFiC' as your subject.
If you are a PhD student wishing to present during our poster session, please
use 'Poster Submission EFiC' as your email subject.
- Submission deadline: 21 April 2017
- Notification of acceptance: 12 May 2017