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EFA Doctoral Tutorial

The one-day EFA Doctoral Tutorial (EFA-DT) is an intensive and competitive session designed for PhD students in Finance who are nearing the end of their doctoral thesis and will soon be on the job market. Interested students apply in advance by submitting a single-authored paper and supporting documents (as per the relevant guidelines and deadlines posted) and eight PhD student papers are selected for presentation and discussion. The well-established EFA-DT is held in parallel with the recently launched EFA Doctoral Workshop (EFA-DW) on the same day the EFA Annual Meeting officially starts, preceded the evening before by a networking welcome dinner.

The reputation of the EFA-DT as an event of excellence in its own right firmly establishes it among the 3 main pillars of EFA's success: | the EFA Annual Meeting || the Review of Finance (EFA's own journal) || the EFA Doctoral Tutorial |


2021 EFA Doctoral Tutorial (Milan)

Date: Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Info & Guidelines: » EFA Doctoral Tutorial – Info & Guidelines
FAQ: » Frequently Asked Questions about the EFA Doctoral Tutorial  


Submission & Guidelines

Submission for the EFA-DT will open on February 15th and close on March 15th at 13:00 CET (Central European Time). Note that student papers & supporting documents can only be submitted during this one-month period.

For detailed information, please check the EFA-DT Info & Guidelines


EFA Doctoral Tutorial Best Paper Prize

The best paper presented at the EFA-DT is recognized with the Best EFA Doctoral Tutorial Paper Prize.  The award for the Best EFA Doctoral Tutorial Paper is presented to the winner during the EFA Annual Meeting, consisting of a money prize (€1,500 EUR), and an invitation to participate in the CQA Fall Conference held in Chicago, USA, each September, to present the winning paper.

In 2020, the winning paper was 'Endogenous Risk-Exposure and Systemic Instability' by
Chong Shu (Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California).


Chairs & Faculty

The current EFA-DT Co-Chairs are:

EFA gratefully acknowledges the invaluable contributions of those notable Faculty participants selected as subject-specialists for the EFA Doctoral Tutorial in Finance, who alongside the EFA-DT co-chairs generously volunteer their time and energy to share their professional expertise with up-and-coming PhD students by actively participating in this important EFA educational initiative – thereby helping to shape the future of the greater field of Finance.


Sponsors & Support

The EFA Doctoral Tutorial has been supported by the Chicago Quantitative Alliance (CQA) with an invitation to the author of the best EFA-DT paper to attend their annual conference in Chicago.

The success of the EFA Doctoral Tutorial. is also due to the logistical support of the local organizers of the EFA Annual Meeting, and the administrative support of the EFA Secretariat at the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM).

For ten years, the  EFA Doctoral Tutorial was also generously sponsored by the Nasdaq Educational Foundation (Nasdaq) whose funding contributed to the costs of organising the event between 2010 and 2019 as well as enabling a group welcome dinner thereby enhancing the social and networking aspects of the EFA doctoral events.

    


Recent Doctoral Tutorials 

2020 EFA-DT

47th EFA Annual Meeting – on-line from Helsinki, Finland – August 18-19, 2020

2019 EFA-DT  
46th EFA Annual Meeting – Carcavelos, Portugal – August 21, 2019

2018 EFA-DT
45th EFA Annual Meeting – Warsaw, Poland – August 22, 2018

2017 EFA-DT
44th EFA Annual Meeting – Mannheim, Germany – August 23, 2017

2016 EFA-DT
43rd EFA Annual Meeting – Oslo, Norway – August 17, 2016

» Historical Overview of the EFA Doctoral Tutorial


Contact

If you have any questions about the EFA-DT submission & application process, please e-mail phd-efa@european-finance.org.


 

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