PhD Mentoring Day

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July 1st, 2020 – 20 papers, 20 mentors, 14 hours.

The first virtual PhD Mentoring Day was held on July 1st 2020. PhD students will presented their research and received feedback from top specialists in their fields.

Track chairs

We were honored by the presence of our track chairs:

  • Umit Gurun – Ashbel Smith Chaired Professor of Finance and Accounting, University of Texas at Dallas
  • Sascha Steffen – Professor of Finance, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
  • Karin Thorburn – Research Chair Professor of Finance at Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)
  • Michael Weber – Associate Professor of Finance, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business

as well as our supporting mentors:

Alberto Manconi, Cláudia Custódio, David Martínez Miera, Diana Bonfim, Ettore Panetti, Fernando Anjos, Francisco Queiró, Irem Demirci, Javier Gil-Bazo, Juan Pedro Gómez, María Gutíerrez, Martijn Boons, Melissa Prado, Miguel Ferreira, Pedro Matos and Rafael Zambrana.

Morning sessions

Central European Time

9:00 – 10:30 Welcome/Mentor presentations/Q&A
10:30 – 12:30 Session I (3 papers, 25 min each + 15 min Q&A)
12:30 – 14:00 Break Parallel Session I & II (2 papers in each session, 45 min each)
14:00 – 16:00 Session II (3 papers, 25 min each + 15 min Q&A)

Afternoon sessions

Central European Time

16:00 – 17:30 Welcome/Mentor presentations/Q&A
17:30 – 19:30 Session III (3 papers, 25 min each + 15 min Q&A)
19:30 – 21:00 Break Parallel Session III & IV (2 papers in each session, 45 min each)
21:00 – 23:00 Session IV (3 papers, 25 min each + 15 min Q&A)

Finance Forum will also award a prize to the Best PhD Paper to be selected for the papers presented at the PhD Mentoring Day.

Luca X. Lin
was awarded the Best Paper Prize at the PhD Mentoring Day 2020
for presenting the paper
Taking No Chances: Bank Mergers, Lender Concentration,
and Corporate Acquisitions

For more information, please contact:

Previous PhD Mentoring Day

C/ Velázquez, 10, 5º-Dcha.,28001, Madrid

Phone: +34 913 691 483