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Banking News from the FT


2017: Winter workshop (Milan, 30 November 2017)

The Winter Workshop of the Financial Intermediation Network of European Studies (FINEST) will be held at the School of Banking, Finance, and Insurance Sciences, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, on Thursday, 30 November 2017.

We are pleased to invite you to submit papers in all areas related to financial intermediation. Finest workshop are small meetings with an in-depth discussion of a limited number of high quality papers presented from top European scholars with the aim of fostering discussion among academics, policy makers, and practitioners about the evolving challenges facing financing institutions.

Keynote speakers:

  • Robert DeYoung: Harold Otto Chair of Economics, Capitol Federal Distinguished Professor in Financial Markets and Institutions, Kansas University.
  • Andrea Enria: Chairperson, European Banking Association (EBA).


  • Cem Demiroglu, Koc University, Turkey.
  • Giorgio Gobbi, Bank of Italy, Italy.
  • Antonio Mele, USI Lugano & Swiss Finance Institute, Switzerland.

Those interested in presenting a paper at the Workshop are kindly invited to submit their completed paper or a detailed abstract (the more complete the paper, the better) to indicating in the subject line “Submission to Winter workshop 2017”. Please note that there will be a session devoted to the presentation of research-ideas and PhD students.

Local Organizers
Elena Beccalli and Ettore Croci
School of Banking, Finance and Insurance Sciences
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Largo Gemelli, 1
20123 Milan, Italy

please, download here the call for paper

Important dates:
• Submission Procedure Open: 15 July 2017.
• Deadline for Paper/Detailed Abstract Submission: 01 October 2017.
• Notification of Acceptance by: 10 October 2017.