Submission EFA 2017


Members and friends of the European Finance Association (EFA) are invited to submit research papers for the 44th EFA Annual Meeting to be held at the University of Mannheim, August 23-26, 2017. Papers on any topic related to finance can be submitted. Please do not submit papers that have already been presented at the AFA or WFA. Each author is restricted to one submission.

Page contents: Submission of papers; Tracks and topics; Special Sessions; Reviewing; Calendar

The submission is now closed.


Submission of Papers

The submission system opens at the end of November 2016. Papers should be electronically submitted through the EFA 2017 papers management system (

The deadline for submission is February 1st, 2017 at 1:00 pm (13:00 hrs.) Central European Time (CET).


Please note:

  • Each author is restricted to one submission. Other papers can be submitted by co-author(s).
  • The author submitting the paper must be an EFA member for the current year 2017 by submission deadline, click here.
  • Each author must create a new user account on ConfTool. If you submitted/participated in previous EFA meetings, your data was not saved.

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Tracks and Topics

A list of tracks and topics is available here. Authors can choose one track and multiple topics.
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Special Sessions

The EFA 2017 Annual Meeting offers three sessions in collaboration with the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), the European Central Bank (ECB) and Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM). Papers for special sessions will undergo the same submission and review process as regular paper submissions. Submitting to special sessions means that you are submitting to the main conference.
Detailed information on the topics of the special sessions is available here.
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Papers will be anonymously reviewed by multiple members of the Program Committee. Authors will be notified of the Program Committee’s decision at the end of April 2017. Presenters of accepted papers are expected to attend the entire conference and be available to serve as session chairs or discussants.
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Submission deadline February 1st, 2017 at 1 pm (13:00 hrs.) CET
Program Committee decisions end of April 2017
Conference registration mid-April 2017
Final Program mid-June 2017

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