EFA Doctoral Events
The EFA organizes two doctoral events that take place on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at Helsinki Congress Centre Paasitorni in Helsinki, Finland. The events are preceded by a welcome dinner for participants the evening before.
These two events are closed sessions for PhD students accepted by the chairs.
Students wishing to attend one of the events need to submit their application by March 15 (1pm CET time), 2020. The application will open as of February 15, 2020.
Submission/attendance to these events runs separately from the EFA 2020 Annual Meeting. Attendance is granted only to accepted students.
The EFA Doctoral Tutorial (EFA-DT) is an annual EFA doctoral event intended for Finance students who are nearing completion of their PhD and about to enter the job market. It provides students with an excellent opportunity to present their paper and receive detailed feedback from a distinguished faculty. The current format allows the EFA-DT co-chairs to select up to eight PhD student papers for presentation. Accepted students receive a stipend of € 1,000 to help cover registration and travel expenses. The doctoral tutorial is sponsored by the Nasdaq Educational Foundation (Nasdaq) along with the Chicago Quantitative Alliance (CQA).
- Esther Eiling, University of Amsterdam
- Gyöngyi Lóránth, University of Vienna
- Kristian Miltersen, Copenhagen Business School
- Frans de Roon, Tilburg University
Detailed information about the event and submission details are available on the EFA website: www.european-finance.org/doctoral-tutorial.
The EFA Doctoral Workshop (EFA-DW) is a new educational workshop series on “New Frontiers in Finance” organized by EFA. The workshop is intended for PhD students in their second or third year. The topic changes from year to year; in 2020 the workshop covers the topics: Blockchains and Cryptocurrency. This EFA-DW will discuss and summarize recent research on the topic, available data, some of the relevant regulatory frameworks both in Europe and the US, as well as potential directions for future research.
Chair and Invited Speakers:
- David Yermack (NYU Stern School of Business), Chair
- Fahad Saleh (McGill University), Invited Speaker
- Amin Shams (Ohio State University), Invited Speaker
Detailed information about the event and application details are available on the EFA website: www.european-finance.org/doctoral-workshop.