European Finance Association

50th Annual Meeting

Amsterdam, Netherlands 16-19 August 2023

Registration is Open

Registration for the European Finance Assocation (EFA) 2023 Annual Meeting is open.  To register, one needs to be a member of the EFA.  To become a member, visit this page.   EFA members have a private ConfTool account, through which they can register for EFA 2023.  The link is visible after logging into one’s EFA ConfTool account (see  here for a clarifying screenshot).

We  look forward to welcoming you in Amsterdam!

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EFA 2023 Highlights

Semi-Centennial Gifts

To celebrate the 50th Annual Meeting, we have two gifts for the EFA community:

  1. A Nobel laureates panel.  Three Nobel laureates will be present at the EFA to discuss the next 50 years of research in financial economics.  
  2. A Finance+Humor program.  This program features two rising-star standup comedians from California who both have strong academic backgrounds. There are three activities:
    1. “Using Humor To Communicate Finance Ideas” workshop (Wednesday,16:30-18:15)
    2. “Explain It To a Comedian” research outreach interviews (Thursday and Friday, during the conference) | Apply here to get an interview spot.
    3. “Finance Meets Comedy”: A talk show (Saturday, 13:30-15:30)
Keynote Speaker

The Editor of the Journal of Finance, Professor Antoinette Schoar (MIT),  will give the keynote speech on Friday afternoon.

Networking Events

Participants can catch up with one another and broaden their network during the social events in the evening.

  • On Wednesday, EFA 2023 opens with a Welcome Reception at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
  • On Thursday, there is a Get Together reception at the local modern-art museum (Stedelijk), where you will also have private access to a new  exhibition: MODERN — Van GoghRietveldLéger, and others.
  • On Friday, there is  a Conference Dinner at the iconic Muziekgebouw.
EFA Travel Grant

The EFA will award a limited number of travel grants to PhD students to attend the conference.  The purpose of these grants is to offer students an opportunity to attend presentations and to get to know the community.  PhD students are invited to submit their application via the conference management system before the May 22, 2023 midnight Pacific time.

Check the application information

Saturday Tours

Just after the academic program finishes on Saturday, participants can join a Saturday afternoon tour.  These tours have been designed specifically for EFA participants by Toms Travel Tours.  For convenience, they will all leave from VU campus.  For more information on the tours and how to register for them, please visit this page.


EFA 2023

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is proud to organize the 50th Annual Meeting of the European Finance Association. The meeting will be held from 16 through 19 August, 2023.

Albert J. Menkveld
EFA 2023 Program Chair
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Local Organizing Team at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Debby S. Tielman
Sjahin Nouri

EFA Conference Manager
Laura Malinverno