Event

EFiC Conference in Banking and Finance 2018

What have we learned ten years on from the financial crisis?

  • Thu 5 - Fri 6 Jul 18

    14:00

  • Colchester Campus

    Essex Business School

  • Event type

    Conferences
    EFiC Conference in Banking and Finance

  • Event organiser

    Essex Business School

  • Contact details

    Organising Committee

The Essex Finance Centre (EFiC) and the Essex Centre for Macro and Financial Econometrics (ECMFE) are pleased to announce the joint MMF-EFiC 2018 Conference, supported by the Money Macro and Finance Research Group (MMF), the Bank of England and the Centre for Applied Macroeconometric Analysis (CAMA).

This year's conference will explore “what have we learned ten years on from the financial crisis?”

The event will bring together leading academics, practitioners and policy makers from across banking, finance and econometrics to hear state-of-the-art research, exchange ideas and network. The symposium provides a forum to reflect on trends in financial and banking markets ten years since the start of the global financial crisis. It will be the ideal setting for discussing the future of research and policy.

  • Location: Essex Business School, Colchester Campus
  • Date: Thursday 5 and Friday 6 July 2018

How to book

Register for the MMF-EFiC 2018 Conference.

Download the detailed conference programme (.pdf)

  

Conference programme

Day 1 Thursday 5 July 2018

14:00 start 

PhD colloquium: Call for papers and posters

High Profile Panel:
“What have we learned ten years on from the financial crisis?”

Panellists: Angus Armstrong (Lloyds Banking Group); David Miles (Imperial College, London); Alison Scott (Bank of England); Michael Straughan (Bank of England) Chair.

Memorial Lecture keynote: The sixth annual EFiC John Nankervis memorial lecture will be given by Professor Ron Smith (Birkbeck, London) on 5 July at 6-7.30pm. Attendance to the memorial is FREE and open to all.

Day 2 Friday 6 July 2018

09:00 start

Keynote speaker: Professor Hashem Pesaran (University of Cambridge and University of Southern California)

Invited presenters and discussants: Diana BONFIM (Bank of Portugal); Chris BROOKS (ICMA, University of Reading); Barbara CASU (Cass Business School); Geraldo CERQUEIRO (Católica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics); Mardi DUNGEY (University of Tasmania); Emilia GARCIA APPENDINI (University of Zurich); Christian EUFINGER (IESE Business School); Rhiannon SOWERBUTTS (Bank of England); Gert PEERSMAN (Ghent University); Francesco VALLASCAS (University of Leeds); John O.S. WILSON (University of St. Andrews).

Download the full programme (.pdf)

  

MMF-EFiC Conference 2018 details

Speakers

Keynote speaker

Professor Hashem Pesaran, Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of Cambridge and the John Elliot Distinguished Chair in Economics at the University of Southern California

Memorial lecture speaker

Professor Ron Smith, Professor of Applied Economics at Birkbeck, University of London

Invited panellists

Invited presenters

Call for PhD Papers and Posters

Submission procedure

PhD students wishing to present their research in the form of a paper or a poster at the conference should send their manuscripts to efic@essex.ac.uk and use as subject ‘PhD Paper MMF-EFiC2018’.

Download paper and poster submission guidance (.pdf)

Important dates

Deadline for Submission: Monday 14 May 2018

Notification of Acceptance: Monday 21 May 2018

Conference Registration Deadline: Monday 4 June 2018

Conference Dates: Thursday 5 and Friday 6 July 2018

Topics

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following areas:

  • asset pricing
  • banking
  • behavioural finance
  • commodity markets
  • corporate finance
  • financing of SMEs
  • financial econometrics
  • big data
  • international finance
  • corporate finance
  • portfolio and risk management

Organisers and Scientific Committee

Local organising committee

Steering committee/co-chairs

PhD Session

Scientific committee

Organising research centres

Sponsors

Location

The conference takes place at our Colchester Campus. Colchester is an hour away from London by train.

Memorial lecture

John NankervisWe are pleased to announce that the sixth annual EFiC John Nankervis memorial lecture will be given by Professor Ron Smith (Birkbeck, London) on 5 July at 6pm - 7.30pm. Attendance to the memorial is FREE and open to all.

John died in 2012 and is hugely missed by his colleagues.

An outstanding researcher, John’s work was published in many of the top journals in econometrics, including: Econometrica; the Journal of Econometrics; the Journal of the American Statistical Association; the Journal of Business Economics and Statistics; Econometric Theory and the Econometrics Journal. His work was also published in leading international economics and finance journals, such as the International Economic Review, the Journal of Empirical Finance and the European Journal of Finance.

Organisers
Organisers
Professor Claudia Girardone Professor of Banking and Finance, Essex Business School
Telephone: 01206 87 4156
Organisers
Organisers
Dr Sotirios Kokas Banking and Finance, Essex Business School
Telephone: 01206 87 3316
PhD Session
PhD Session
Dr Theodora Bermpei Papers and Posters contact for MMF-EFiC Conference 2018
Lecturer in Finance at Essex Business Schoo, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex CO4 3SQ
Telephone: 01206 87 3541