Call For Papers
10th European Winter Finance Summit 2014

March 16 - 19, 2014, Zermatt, Switzerland

The European Winter Finance Summit is a joint initiative of financial economists from the Department of Finance, Accounting and Statistics at WU Vienna and the Department of Banking and Finance at the University of Zurich and brings together researchers in a Swiss or Austrian ski resort. The aim is to discuss and develop new ideas in any field of finance in a stimulating and relaxing environment. The 2014 conference will be held in Zermatt, Switzerland.

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: We invite researchers to submit a paper electronically in pdf-format to:

The submission deadline is November 11, 2013.

We welcome both theoretical and empirical contributions from all areas of finance. We aim to notify authors of accepted papers by the middle of December, 2013. There is no participation fee. However, all participants are expected to stay for the entire workshop at Hotel Alex, Zermatt. We have negotiated a favorable room rate of approx. CHF 330.00 per night (single occupancy of double room), including breakfast and dinner.

CHAIR OF ORGANIZING & PROGRAM COMMITTEE: Kjell G. Nyborg, University of Zurich.

CO-CHAIR OF PROGRAM COMMITTEE: Per Ostberg, University of Zurich

PROGRAMME COMMITTEE: Urs Birchler (University of Zurich), Marc Chesney (University of Zurich), Engelbert Dockner (WU-Wien), Michel Habib (University of Zurich), Henrik Hasseltoft (University of Zurich), Thorsten Hens (University of Zurich), Felix Kubler (University of Zurich), Christian Laux (WU-Wien), Markus Leippold (University of Zurich), Alex Murmann (WU-Wien), Steven Ongena (University of Zurich), Stefan Pichler (WU-Wien), Walter Pohl (University of Zurich), Jean-Charles Rochet (University of Zurich), Neal Stoughton (WU-Wien), Alexander Wagner (University of Zurich), Jesse Wang (University of Zurich), Christoph Wenk (University of Zurich), Josef Zechner (WU-Wien)

WORKSHOP VENUE: Hotel: Alex Zermatt, resort: Zermatt, Switzerland (

Please note that the number of workshop participants will be limited to ensure an atmosphere conducive to the exchange and discussion of new ideas. Participants are expected to serve as discussants and to participate actively in the academic sessions.

Posted 9/23/13