The 16th Corporate Finance Day

Conference date

19 Sep 2019


University of Groningen, the Netherlands.


We invite paper submissions for the 16th Corporate Finance Day that will take place on September 19, 2019, at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands.

Keynote Speaker
Renée Adams is currently Professor at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. Her research interests include corporate governance, group decision-making, and gender diversity. She has published multiple papers in top journals in finance and economics including JF, JFE, and RFS. Prof. Adams currently sits on the council of Society for Financial Studies, serves as a Finance Department Editor at Management Science and chairs the co-founded American Finance Association’s “Academic Female Finance Committee”.

The conference will cover a broad range of topics in theoretical and empirical corporate finance. We welcome the global finance community: professors, postgraduate students, researchers, and government officials. The conference is also open to researchers who do not plan to present a paper.

Please submit papers in PDF format to The deadline for paper submissions is May 26, 2019. Submitting authors will be notified within three weeks after this deadline. Authors of accepted papers may be asked to discuss a paper.

The conference fee is € 60, which covers documentation, lunch, and coffee breaks. Participants are responsible for their own travel expenses.

Local conference organisers
Niels Hermes, Egle Karmaziene, and Nassima Selmane.

Conference website

University of Groningen, De Nederlandsche Bank.

Scientific committee
Shantanu Banerjee (Lancaster University), Marc Deloof (University of Antwerp), Nico Dewaelheyns (KU Leuven), Jakob de Haan (De Nederlandsche Bank), Abe de Jong (Erasmus University), Alberta Di Giuli (ESCP Europe), John Doukas (Old Dominion University), Edith Ginglinger (Université Paris Dauphine), Alexander Guembel (Université Toulouse 1), Martin Holmén (University of Gothenburg), Swarnodeep Homroy (University of Groningen), Marie Lambert (Université de Liège), Eddy Laveren (University of Antwerp), Sophie Manigart (Vlerick Business School), Klaas Mulier (Ghent University), Lars Oxelheim (University of Agder), Enrico Perotti (University of Amsterdam), Luc Renneboog (Tilburg University), Peter Roosenboom (Erasmus University), Kasper Roszbach (Norges Bank), Farzad Saidi (Stockholm School of Economics), Armin Schwienbacher (SKEMA Business School), Ariane Szafarz (Université Libre de Bruxelles), Karin Thorburn (Norwegian School of Economics), Tom Vanacker (Gent University), Patrick Verwijmeren (Erasmus University), Alminas Žaldokas (HKUST), Shan Zhao (Grenoble Ecole de Management).

The Corporate Finance Day is a one-day conference, attracting around 100 participants from around the world. The aim of the conference is to provide an academic and social event where researchers in the field of corporate finance and related study areas can interact and present their work. Participants present papers on a wide range of topics such as corporate finance, banking, corporate governance, and corporate social responsibility.