Call For Papers: 46th EFA Annual Meeting

Conference dates

21 Aug 2019 - 24 Aug 2019


Nova SBE, Carcavelos, Portugal


Members and friends of the European Finance Association (EFA) are invited to submit research papers for the 46th EFA Annual Meeting to be held at the new campus of Nova School of Business & Economics in Carcavelos, Portugal, August 21-24, 2019. Each person is restricted to one submission.

The submission system is now open. Papers should be electronically submitted through the EFA 2019 website

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday, February 1, 2019, 1:00 pm (13:00 hrs) Central European Time (CET).

Papers will be anonymously reviewed by multiple members of the Program Committee. Authors will be notified of the Program Committee's decision by the end of April 2019. Authors of accepted papers are expected to be available to serve as session chairs or discussants.
The final EFA 2019 program will be available from early June 2019.

You must be an EFA member for the 2019 calendar year in order to submit a paper to the EFA 2019 Annual Meeting. To avoid the rush and any last-minute delays in submitting your paper by the deadline, please renew or sign up for membership as soon as possible. There is no additional submission fee beyond the EFA membership fee.
Detailed information is available at

We are pleased to announce that the keynote speaker at the EFA 2019 Annual Meeting is Andrei Shleifer, Professor of Economics at Harvard University.

The EFA 2019 Annual Meeting offers three special sessions in collaboration with the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), the European Central Bank (ECB), and the Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM).
The papers for the special sessions will be chosen from the entire pool of papers submitted to the conference. Information about the topics of these sessions is on the conference website at

The EFA organizes two one-day doctoral events on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. The Doctoral Tutorial is intended for students who are nearing completion of their PhD and are about to enter the job market. The Doctoral Workshop is for PhD students who are in their second or third year.
Submissions to these events run separately from the main conference. Applications should be submitted between February 15-March 15 (1 pm Central European Time), 2019. More information can be found at

I look forward to receiving your submissions and hope to see you in Carcavelos in August 2019!

Miguel Ferreira
EFA 2019 Program Chair
Nova School of Business & Economics

Local Program Committee
Fernando Anjos, Martijn Boons, Irem Demirci, Isaac Hacamo, Joao Pereira, Melissa Prado, Francisco Queiro, Emanuele Rizzo, Pedro Santa Clara, Rafael Zambrana

Track Chairs:
Frederico Belo, Anna Cieslak, Francisco Gomes, Ralph Koijen, Allan Timmermann, Pierre Collin-Dufresne, Peter Kondor, Camelia Kuhnen, Adair Morse, Heitor Almeida, Claudia Custodio, Isil Erel, Rudiger Fahlenbrach, Mariassunta Giannetti, Paige Ouimet, Toni Whited, Daniel Ferreira, Gustavo Manso, Victoria Ivashina, Pedro Matos, Jose-Luis Peydro, Veronika Pool, Manju Puri, Joao Santos, Victoria Vanasco, Kim Peijnenburg, Manuel Adelino, Andrea Vedolin, Thierry Focault, Kathy Yuan

For questions regarding EFA 2019 paper submission and conference attendance:
EFA 2019 Organizers

For questions regarding the EFA:
European Finance Association
Tel. +32 2 226 66 60

For questions regarding EFA memberships, RF* journal subscriptions & payments for 2019:
Oxford University Press/Oxford Journals
Tel. +44 0 1865 353907
*RF = REVIEW OF FINANCE: Journal of the European Finance Association