This Event is no longer receiving submissions.

Call for Papers

The organizing and program committees, along with the organizing institutions (Audencia Business School ─ Brevan Howard Centre for Financial Analysis ─ Centre for Economic Policy Research ─ Cyprus University of Technology ─ Durham University Business School ─ Fordham University ─ Montpellier Business School ─ University of Essex ─ University of Zurich ─ European Bank for Reconstruction and Development), invite submissions of high quality theoretical or empirical research papers on financial intermediation, corporate finance, and their intersection.

The conference will be held only in person. The academic program starts on Tuesday morning (August 22nd) and ends Wednesday afternoon (August 23rd).

There will be 10 papers presented, which will be discussed by distinguished scholars. In addition, the conference will feature another 10 papers for a short presentation in fast-track sessions. There will also be ample time for discussion, reflection, and outdoor activities.

Authors will be notified about the acceptance of papers by late April 2023 and the conference programme will be released in late May 2023.

The organizing and program committees expect all presenters and discussants to stay for the whole duration of the conference to promote an active discussion.

Conference Fees

There is no conference fee for presenters, invited discussants and session chairs and all meals are included.

A limited number of free seats will be allocated to PhD students who would like to attend the conference without presenting (upon presentation of an official letter showing evidence confirming their status).

The deadline for submission was 6 pm (GMT), Friday, March 31, 2023. If you have any difficulties registering for this meeting, please contact Lydia Williams, CEPR Senior Events Officer at [email protected], for assistance (with the subject header “Submission Enquiry– 5th Endless Summer Conference”). 


Amarilia Hotel, Agiou Nikolaou 13, Vouliagmeni 166 71, Greece

Organising Committee

Panayiotis C. Andreou (Cyprus University of Technology)
Hans Degryse (KU Leuven & CEPR)
Ralph De Haas (EBRD & Tilburg University)
Manthos Delis (Audencia Business School)
Iftekhar Hasan (Fordham University)
Sotirios Kokas (University of Essex)
Alex Michaelides (Imperial College London & CEPR)
Steven Ongena (University of Zurich, SFI, KU Leuven & CEPR)
Dennis Philip (Durham University)

Local Organizer

 Maria Iosifidi (Montpellier Business School)

Program Committee

Bo Becker (Stockholm School of Economics & CEPR)
Arnoud Boot (University of Amsterdam & CEPR)
Fabio Braggion (Tilburg University)
Martin Brown (University of St. Gallen)
Elena Carletti (Bocconi University & CEPR)
Si Cheng (CUHK Business School)
Douglas Cumming (Florida Atlantic University)
Ian Cooper (London Business School)
Claudia Custodio (Imperial College London & CEPR)
Olivier De Jonghe (National Bank of Belgium & Tilburg University)
Ioannis Floros (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Bill Francis (Lally School of Management)
Andreas Fuster (Swiss National Bank)
Pedro Gete (IE Business School)
Mariassunta Giannetti (Stockholm School of Economics & CEPR)
Vasso Ioannidou (Bayes Business School & CEPR)
Elisabeth Kempf (Chicago Booth)
Luc Laeven (ECB & CEPR)
Nicola Limodio (Bocconi University)
Raoul Minetti (Michigan State University)
Roni Michaely (Cornell University)
Frederike Niepman (Federal Reserve Board)
Michaela Pagel (Columbia Business School)
José-Luis Peydró (ICREA-Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Imperial, CREI, Barcelona GSE & CEPR)
Alexander Popov (ECB)
Raghavendra Rau (Cambridge Judge Business School)
Lucio Sarno (Cass Business School & CEPR)
Larissa Schäfer (Frankfurt School of Finance & Management)
Henri Servaes (London Business School)
Elena Simintzi (University of North Carolina)
Denis Sosyura (Arizona State University)
Sascha Steffen (Frankfurt School of Finance & Management)
Margarita Tsoutsoura (Cornell University & CEPR & NBER)
Victoria Vanasco (CREI, UPF, Barcelona School of Economics & CEPR)
Patrick Verwijmeren (Erasmus School of Economics)
Wolf Wagner (Erasmus University Rotterdam & CEPR)
David Yermack (NYU)

Further Information
Any further information regarding the conference can be obtained from or by contacting the organizing committee at [email protected].