Call For Papers
European Financial Management Association 2018 Annual Meeting

June 27-30, 2018, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy

Keynote Speaker: Professor Jarrad Harford, University of Washington

The European Financial Management Association will hold its 27th Annual Meeting at the School of Banking, Finance and Insurance Sciences, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, ITALY, June 27-30, 2018.

EFMA2018 Distinguished Lecture on Asset Pricing (open to everyone)
Speaker: Professor George M. Constantinides, University of Chicago and NBER
Title: “What Information Drives Asset Prices”

EFMA PhD Keynote Lectures on Coprorate and Asset Pricing (open to everyone)
Professor Mara Faccio, Purdue University – Krannert School of Management
Professor: Lu Zhang, Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University

RESEARCH PAPERS: Members and friends of the Association are invited to participate in the 2018 Annual Meeting. You are encouraged to submit research papers in all areas of Finance.

AWARDS: The Association will present the EFMA Conference Award ($3,000), GARP Risk Management Award ($2,500), EURONEXT Capital Markets Award (Euro 1,500), LANG Corporate Award ($2,000) & PhD Student Award ($2,000).

SPECIAL SESSIONS: In addition to the regular academic sessions, the program will include panel discussions, tutorial lectures, and invited presentations. The goals of these special sessions are to enhance the exchange of ideas between academicians and practitioners, to provide a forum for discussion of special topics and to offer educational opportunities for conference participants. Submit your proposal for a special session by writing to the Program Co-Chairs.

PUBLICATION: A set of papers presented at the meeting will be invited by the 2018 Program Co-Chairs to be considered for publication in the European Financial Management journal, in cooperation with the Managing Editor. All selected papers with authors’ approval will be blind refereed.

ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION: Submit two (2) files in PDF format: (1) Complete paper and (2) Paper without the name/s and affiliation/s of author/s. Submission should contain: The title, name(s) of the author(s), complete address(s), EFM classification codes (available on our website) and E-mail addresses for each author. Please indicate which author(s) will attend and which author will present the paper. Multiple submissions by any author (whether joint or single-authored) will reduce the chance that any of their papers will be on the program. Please also denote your research areas (using EFM classification codes) that you would like to serve as a session chair and/or discussant. If your paper is accepted, you are expected to act as chair/or discussant in your field of research.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: January 15, 2018. Papers will be blind reviewed and authors will be notified by March 4, 2018. Please submit your paper electronically to the European Financial Management Association Conference at:

Elena Beccalli and Ettore Croci
Program Co-Chairs EFMA2018 Meetings
School of Banking, Finance and Insurance Sciences
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Largo Gemelli, 1
20123 Milan, Italy