Finance PhD Final Countdown

Selected Finance PhD Students will present their JMPs and receive high quality feedback from NOVA SBE Faculty, external Faculty and other Phd students before submitting their packages.

This is a great opportunity for job market candidates to practice their job talks and get inputs to improve their papers and presentations.  

Finance PhD Final Countdown

Next Event

Submission deadline: July 15, 2023

Online meetings: August 25, 2023

Final Program

Past Events

September 2022, Program
August 2021. Program


How to apply?

Students can submit their job market paper and CV through this online application form. We welcome submissions in all areas of finance.

Organising Faculty

Ekaterina Gavrilova
Assistant Professor of Finance
Nova SBE


Corporate Finance
Ramana Nanda
Professor of Entrepreneurial Finance
Imperial College
Merih Sevilir
Professor of Finance
Ekaterina Gavrilova
Assistant Professor of Finance
Nova SBE
Banking and Financial Intermediation
Elena Loutskina
Professor of Business Administration
University of Virginia, Darden School of Business
Larissa Schäfer
Assistant Professor of Finance
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Tim Eisert
Associate Professor of Finance
Erasmus School of Economics, Nova SBE
Asset Pricing and Household Finance
Daniel Schmidt
Associate Professor of Finance
Fabio Trojani
Professor of Finance and Statistics
University of Geneva, SFI
Nicholas Hirschey
Assistant Professor of Finance
Nova SBE


July 30th, 2023

Yes, this year we will be holding it online.

We will select 9 papers for this year’s Final Countdown

Yes. Sessions will be open to all PhD students. Registration will open at the beginning of August and is mandatory.


Professor Ekaterina Gavrilova (Academic team):

Filipa Teixeira (Organizing team):

Nova SBE Finance Knowledge Center