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Call for papers - closing date 30 April 2020

A joint finance workshop has been agreed between Cambridge and the Nova School of Business and Economics (Nova) Portugal.

The first Cambridge-Nova workshop will take place on 25 and 26 September 2020. It will take place at The Møller Centre, Storey’s Way, Cambridge CB3 0DS.

The workshop will bring together academics with an interest in finance. In the first year the workshop will be organised by CERF and Cambridge Finance.

The second workshop will be organized by in Nova in 2021 and will take place at their new oceanfront campus located in Carcavelos, city of Cascais, which is located at about 20 km from the city center and Lisbon airport. The Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance (CERF) welcomes submissions for its first Cambridge-Nova workshop that will take place in Cambridge.

The call for papers is open to Cambridge University members only:

  • University of Cambridge Faculty
  • Postdoctoral Research Associates

Please submit your paper (in pdf format) by clicking the following link: Online Paper Submission Form (The form is available to Cambridge users only).

Please email if you are a Cambridge member and have any problems with accessing the form.

The submitted paper must not have been accepted (or conditionally accepted) at a journal at the time of submission.

  • The paper must be in English.
  • The paper must be in an area of finance such as asset pricing, corporate finance, banking, real estate finance, market micro-structure, behavioural finance, mathematical finance,  financial economics, and financial econometrics.
  • If your paper is accepted, you will be notified by 2 June and your name will appear in the confirmed programme for the workshop.
  • Please fill in the online form and upload a complete version of your paper (pdf). The paper’s cover page must include a title, abstract (max 150 words), authors’ names and affiliations, and the email address of the corresponding author.
  • All papers will be reviewed by our Programme Committee.

Upon acceptance you will be required to:

  • Attend both days of the conference
  • Provide a web link to your paper so that your paper can be advertised on the CERF website.
  • Presenters should contact if they do not wish their paper to be made publicly available. If this is not explicitly done before the conference, we assume it is acceptable to post the paper or a link to the paper on the CERF website.

The closing date for Cambridge academics to submit a paper is 30 April 2020.