Call for Papers
6th Winter Conference on Financial Intermediation

Lenzerheide, Switzerland, 25 - 27 February, 2013

The organising committee of this small, informal conference invites submissions of high quality theoretical or empirical research papers on financial intermediation.


Key note speaker: David Thesmar (HEC Paris and CEPR)

Please email your paper to: mentioning in the subject line "Winter conference on financial intermediation". Authors will be notified about the acceptance of papers and the conference program by 3 December 2012. There is no conference fee but participants must cover their own travel and accommodation costs.

FURTHER INFORMATION: The conference will be held at the Hotel Schweizerhof in the mountain resort of Lenzerheide ( The programme starts Monday morning at 08:00 and ends Wednesday at noon. Due to capacity constraints, preference will be given to participants who can stay for the whole duration of the conference. Participants should plan to arrive Sunday evening and leave Wednesday afternoon. A block-reservation has been made by the organisers at the Hotel Schweizerhof at very preferential rates. The European Banking Center (Tilburg University) and the Swiss National Bank will sponsor the opening reception and meals during the conference.

There will be around ten papers and discussions, leaving ample time for reflection and outdoor activities. Besides skiing, Lenzerheide is a very attractive resort for winter-hiking, sledging or just relaxing. (

Arnoud Boot (Amsterdam & CEPR)
Martin Brown (University of St. Gallen): Local organiser
Liam Brunt (NHH & CEPR)
Hans Degryse (KU Leuven, Tilburg & CEPR): Programme chair
Giovanni Dell'Ariccia (IMF & CEPR)
Vasso Ioannidou (Tilburg)
Charles Kahn (Illinois at Urbana Champaign)
Steven Ongena (Tilburg & CEPR)
Marco Pagano (Naples & CEPR)
Rajdeep Sengupta (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)
Greg Udell (Indiana University)
Lucy White (Harvard Business School & CEPR)

Posted 9/3/12