2021 EFA-DT – Info & Submission Guidelines

Date: Wednesday, August 25, 2021 (welcome dinner on August 24, 2021)
Location: Bocconi University Milan Italy
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Paper Submission & Application Period

Submission Information & Restrictions

Dual submission:

Job market:

EFA Membership & Conference Registration

PhD students submitting papers & applications for the EFA Doctoral Tutorial do not have to be current EFA members to be eligible for this pre-conference event. However, those students whose papers are accepted for presentation at the 2019 EFA-DT will be required to: (1) be or become EFA members for the calendar year, and (2) register for the 48th EFA Annual Meeting (which is a members-only event). Note that EFA-DT student stipends will be issued after the conference to help cover these costs.

Submission Guidelines

ConfTool is the online system used to submit papers & applications for the 2021 EFA Doctoral Tutorial. Once registered as a ConfTool User, submitters should follow the steps below.

Step One: Track choice

Select the Doctoral Tutorial track.

Step Two: Contribution information

Provide the required data on the Author and Contribution:

Step Three: Upload files

The contribution (student paper) can be uploaded via ConfTool. Note that authors may upload new versions of the submitted paper until the 15th of March – but not after the submission deadline has passed.

Submitting authors will be asked to upload three documents in PDF format:

  1. Anonymous Paper
    1. The first page should include the Title and the Abstract, but not the name of the Author!
    2. Preference will be given to work that is substantially advanced but not fully completed.
  2. Author's CV
  3. Official Letter on institutional letterhead (preferably signed & stamped with an official seal) issued from the home university stating the PhD student’s enrolment status and topic of doctoral research.
    (NOTE: A Letter of Reference / Recommendation is not required for the EFA-DT.)


If you have any inquiries or encounter difficulties with the EFA-DT submission & application process, please contact the organizers via e-mail (phd-efa@european-finance.org).

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