EFA 2017 Annual Meeting


The University of Mannheim, Business School is proud to host the 44th Annual Meeting of the European Finance Association. The meeting will take place from August 23-26 at the Mannheim Palace, the main campus of the University of Mannheim and one of the largest baroque palaces in Europe. On Wednesday, August 23, a Doctoral Tutorial will be held. In addition, there will be several social events, which will provide excellent opportunities to meet colleagues and to exchange ideas.

EFA 2017 pictures

The pictures for the EFA 2017 are online. You can check them on the EFA Flickr account.
Photo credits: Felix Zeiffer Photography

Registration open




Wednesday - We are the Mannheim Palace
  • Conference Registration (17:00-20:00)
  • Welcome Reception (18:30-20:20)


Thursday, Friday, Saturday - We are at the East Wing of the Palace
  • Conference Registration (8:00-17:00)
  • Academic Sessions


Registration open



Check your registration information

If you are unsure about your registration, click here. You will automatically be redirected to your registration details (after you login to your account).

All social events required registration. If you have not registered, please come to the help desk at the conference to check for availablity.


Thur. - Sat.
HTML program
Authors index
Panel Session
Thur.: 13:30-15:00

Renationalization of Western Countries:
Impact on the Real and Financial Sectors of Economies

EFA General Assembly
Thur.: 17:15-17:45
EFA Chair: Arnoud Boot
EFA President: Kjell Nyborg
Keynote Speech
Fri.: 13:30-16:30
Campbell R. Harvey, Prof. of Finance at Duke University
Title: "Hacking Finance"


Evening social event

Registration to all networking events is required. To attend these events, you must have ticked the option while registering to the conference. 

Welcome Reception*
Wed.: 18:30-20:30
Mannheim Palace.
You can pick up your conference material from 17:00-20:00 in the same location
Heidelberg Cruise*
Thur.: 18:00-23:00

Shuttle buses will be leaving 18:00 -18:20 from the university courtyard.
You will be asked to show your ticket.

Deutsche Bundesbank
Conference Dinner*

Fri.: 18:00-23:00
(EUR 70 per person)

Train leaves at 18:00, platform 8B (to board this train you don't need to buy a ticket)
Access only with the conference dinner ticket (in your badge)


Visiting Mannheim and Heidelberg

Mannheim City Tours*
Thur.: at 14:00
Fri.: at 10:00

Visit the best spots of Mannheim with our free tours.

Registration: directly at the registration desk in Mannheim.

Heidelberg City Tour*
Sat.: 13:30-18:30
(EUR 30 per person,

The tour includes bus to/from Heidelberg, castle ticket
and English speaking guide.

We have few spots avaiable!
Write us (efa2017 [at] uni-mannheim [dot] de) or come directly at the registration desk.


*Registration needed



EFA 2017 Organizing Committee


Ernst Maug
EFA 2017 Program and Organization Chair; Professor of Corporate Finance
University of Mannheim, Business School

Wolfgang Bühler
EFA 2017 Organization and Program Chair; Professor (em.) of Finance
University of Mannheim, Business School


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