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12/03/2017 10th Swiss Winter Conference on Financial Intermediation, Lenzerheide
Sponsored By: Bank for International Settlements (BIS),Universität St Gallen,Universität Zurich,Review of Finance,Swiss Finance Institute,ETH Zürich
Organizers: Martin Brown, Leonardo Gambacorta, Hans Gersbach and Steven Ongena
The organising committee of this small, informal conference invites submissions of high quality theoretical or empirical research papers on financial intermediation.


For CEPR members, please submit your paper via the CEPR online system by visiting . If you do not have a personal profile to use this area of the CEPR website as yet, you can create one here:

If you have any difficulty in applying or you are NOT a CEPR member, please email your paper to Amanda Vincent-Rous in the CEPR events team ( mentioning in the subject line "5657 - Swiss Winter Conference on Financial Intermediation 2017" by 6pm (UK time), Saturday 15 October 2016. Authors will be notified about the acceptance of papers and the conference program by November 25, 2016. There is no conference fee and there are no accommodation costs for the invited presenters, discussants and chairs, but all participants must cover their own travel costs.


The conference will be held at the Hotel Schweizerhof in the mountain resort of Lenzerheide, Switzerland ( The academic programme starts Monday morning (March 13) at 08:00 and ends Wednesday (March 15) before noon. Due to capacity constraints, preference will be given to participants who can stay for the whole duration of the conference. Participants should plan to arrive Sunday afternoon (March 12) and leave Wednesday afternoon (March 15). There will be around thirteen papers and discussions (including one session covered by the BIS and possibly one session for advanced PhD students), and there will also be poster sessions featuring around sixteen posters. However ample time for discussion, reflection and outdoor activities will be left for sure.

The sponsors will cover the accommodation costs and meals during the conference. The submission fee for the Review of Finance will be waived for all conference papers submitted to the Review within six months after the conference takes place. A Special Issue with Thorsten Beck (Cass Business School & CEPR) as Editor is also being planned.


Thorsten Beck (Cass Business School & CEPR)
Tobias Berg (Frankfurt School of Finance and Management)
Arnoud Boot (University of Amsterdam & CEPR)
Martin Brown (University of St. Gallen)
Ralph De Haas (EBRD & Tilburg University)
Hans Degryse (KU Leuven & CEPR)
Andrew Ellul (Indiana University & CEPR)
Rüdiger Fahlenbrach (EPFL & SFI)
Leonardo Gambacorta (BIS & CEPR)
Thomas Gehrig (University of Vienna & CEPR)
Hans Gersbach (ETH Zurich & CEPR)
Reint Gropp (IWH & CEPR)
Vasso Ioannidou (Lancaster University & CEPR)
Charles Kahn (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign)
Jan Pieter Krahnen (Frankfurt University & CEPR)
Steven Ongena (University of Zurich, SFI, KU Leuven & CEPR)
Daniel Paravisini (LSE & CEPR)
José-Luis Peydró (Universitat Pompeu Fabra & CEPR)
Alexander Popov (ECB)
Greg Udell (Indiana University)
Neeltje van Horen (Bank of England & CEPR)
Wolf Wagner (Erasmus University Rotterdam & CEPR)


Martin Brown (University of St. Gallen)
Leonardo Gambacorta (BIS & CEPR)
Hans Gersbach (ETH Zurich & CEPR)
Steven Ongena (University of Zurich, SFI, KU Leuven & CEPR)

The conference website:

Details about the sponsors:

• Swiss Finance Institute
• University of Zurich
• University of St. Gallen
• ETH Zurich
• Review of Finance