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2019: Spring workshop (Limoges, 5 June 2019)

The 2019 Spring Workshop of the Financial Intermediation Network of European Studies (FINEST) will be held at the LAPE, Université de Limoges, on Wednesday 5 June 2019.

FINEST workshops are small meetings with an in-depth discussion (from top scholars) of a limited number of high quality papers with the aim of fostering discussion among academics, policymakers, and practitioners about the evolving challengers facing banks. In the 2019 Spring Workshop, we expect to accept for presentation up to six full papers and six short presentations in the PhD/Young Scholar sessions. PhD/Young Scholar sessions with short presentations (5 minutes) are aimed for Junior Researchers who are in their last year of PhD program or Scholars who have recently (last 3 years) acquired their PhD degree.

Preferred Topics: Bank Risk and Regulatory Implications (Basel III and IV, Bank Supervision, Enforcement), Financial Stability, Systemic Risk, Liquidity Risk, Capital and Liquidity, Failure Resolution and Total Loss Absorbing Capacities, Capital Structure, Ownership Structure and Governance in Banking (Risk and Efficiency Implications), Bank Market Structure, Competition, and Lending Behavior.

Submission Deadline: April 15, 2019

Venue: Amphi 400A, FDSE, Université de Limoges, 5 Rue Félix Eboué, 87031 Limoges, France Hosted by: LAPE, Université de Limoges, Limoges, France

Submissions (completed papers) should be sent in pdf format as a single file to Please indicate if you are submitting for the regular sessions or the PhD/Young scholar sessions or both.

Scientific Committee: Pr. Franco Fiordelisi (University of Rome III, Italy), Pr. Iftekhar Hasan (Fordham University, United States), Pr. Amine Tarazi (Université de Limoges), Pr. Wolf Wagner (Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands)

Organizing Committee: Dr. Emmanuelle Nys (Université de Limoges) and Pr. Amine Tarazi (Université de Limoges)

For the selected speakers, registration fees (150 euros) cover lodging (2 nights), meals and coffee breaks (welcome dinner, morning break, lunch, afternoon break, closing dinner). 

Please, dowload here the workshop program.