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2023: Autumn Workshop (Milan, 29 November 2023)

The 2023 Autumn Workshop of the Financial Intermediation Network of European .Studies (FINEST) will be held in Milan on Wednesday, 29 November 2023. The workshop is jointly organized by the University of Essex and the University of Milan.

Financial Intermediation Network of European Studies (FINEST) workshops are small meetings with an in-depth discussion (from top scholars) of a limited number of high-quality papers to foster discussion among academics, policymakers, and practitioners about the evolving challenges facing banks. In the 2023 Autumn workshop, we expect to accept up to five full papers for presentation and three early idea proposals.

We invite submission of papers (or research proposals for the early idea session) in all areas related to financial intermediation, including bank risk-taking, regulation, supervision, financial stability, ownership structure, and governance issues, market structure and competition, and FinTech), and with a focus on sustainable finance and policy changes.


The workshop will also include a roundtable on Sustainable finance with Elena Carletti (Bocconi University & Unicredit), Carmelo Salleo (European Central Bank), Andrea Sironi (Bocconi University & Assicurazioni Generali).

Organizing Committee
Franco Fiordelisi (University of Essex), Degl’Innocenti Marta (University of Milan), Michela Rancan (University of Milan).

Conference Venue:
Department of Economics, Management, and Quantitative Methods, Via Conservatorio 7, 20100, Milan, Italy.

Organizing Committee:
Franco Fiordelisi (University of Essex), Degl’Innocenti Marta (University of Milan), Michela Rancan (University of Milan).

Important Dates:
Submissions Deadline: 5 September 2023
Notification of Acceptance: 18 September 2023
Conference Program Disclosure: 22 September 2023

Please, submit your paper and early idea proposal by emailing: