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3rd Endless Summer Conference

Financial Intermediation and Corporate Finance

Monday 30 - Tuesday 31 August, 2021,
Glyfada, Athens, Greece

Submission Deadline: 6pm (GMT), Friday 30 April 2021


This small, informal conference seeks the best papers in financial intermediation and corporate finance.


There are 10 papers presented and discussed (mostly by members of the program committee), covering approximately one hour.

The conference also features two vigorous poster sessions, including another 10 high-quality papers.

Papers of past conferences are featured in the top journals.


The conference allows ample time for discussion, reflection, complementary dining, and outdoor activities, aiming at synthesizing new ideas and perspectives on financial intermediation and corporate finance.

There is no conference fee and no accommodation cost for the invited presenters, discussants and chairs.

About the event

Organizing Committee


Panayiotis C. Andreou (Cyprus University of Technology)

Hans Degryse (KU Leuven & CEPR)

Ralph De Haas (EBRD, CEPR, and Tilburg University)

Manthos Delis (Montpellier Business School)

Iftekhar Hasan (Fordham University & Bank of Finland)

Sotirios Kokas (University of Essex)

Steven Ongena (University of Zurich, SFI, KU Leuven & CEPR)

Dennis Philip (Durham University)


Program Committee


Tobias Berg (Frankfurt School of Finance & Management)

Arnoud Boot (University of Amsterdam & CEPR)

Fabio Braggion (Tilburg University & CEPR)

Martin Brown (University of St. Gallen)

Giacinta Cestone (Cass Business School)

Ian Cooper (London Business School)

Claudia Custodio (Imperial College London & CEPR)

Olivier De Jonghe (National Bank of Belgium & Tilburg University)

Bill Francis (Lally School of Management)

Andreas Fuster (Swiss National Bank & CEPR)

Pedro Gete (IE Business School)

Mariassunta Giannetti (Stockholm School of Economics & CEPR)

Vasso Ioannidou (The Business School (formerly Cass) & CEPR)

Nicola Limodio (Bocconi University)

Alexander Michaelides (Imperial College London & CEPR)

Roni Michaely (University of Geneva)

Friederike Niepmann (Federal Reserve Board & CEPR)

Michaela Pagel (Columbia Business Schoo & CEPR)

José-Luis Peydró (Imperial College London, UPF, CREI, Barcelona GSE & CEPR)

Alexander Popov (ECB)

Raghavendra Rau (Cambridge Judge Business School)

Lucio Sarno (Cambridge Judge Business School & CEPR)

Larissa Schäfer (Frankfurt School of Finance & Management)

Elena Simintzi (University of North Carolina & CEPR)

Denis Sosyura (Arizona State University)

Sascha Steffen (Frankfurt School of Finance & Management)

Margarita Tsoutsoura (Cornell University & CEPR & NBER)

Patrick Verwijmeren (Erasmus School of Economics)

Wolf Wagner (Erasmus University Rotterdam & CEPR)

Yihui Wang (Fordham University)

David Yermack (NYU)    


Health and Safety

The conference is committed to providing a safe, and productive setting for all participants. In the case of future Covid19 restrictions preventing the conference from taking place in person or large groups, we will adjust to either a combination of online and in person conference, or to a completely online conference.

Sea View Hotel

4 Xanthou st, Glyfada Athens 166 74 Greece


The hotel is accessible from the Athens International Airport by taxi or bus (route X96 to stop Asteria).


Approximate travel time by bus is 35 minutes (one-way ticket is 6€)


Approximate travel time by taxi is 25 minutes (32€ day-40€ night). 



Past Events



Endless Summer in the Mediterranean is Endless Winter in the Alps

The "Lenzerheide" 2020 Swiss Winter Conference on Financial Intermediation



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