European Finance Association

49th Annual Meeting

Barcelona, Spain 24-27 August 2022

Host

The 49th EFA Annual Meeting is organized by IESE Business School, Barcelona (Spain), on August 24-27, 2022.

IESE is the graduate business school of the University of Navarra and has been at the forefront of management education for more than 60 years. The 2018-2019 academic year marked its 60th anniversary. Founded in 1958 in Barcelona, IESE Business School is one of the world’s most international business schools, with campuses in Barcelona, Madrid, Munich, New York and Sao Paulo. Consistently ranked within the top ten worldwide, IESE has pioneered business education in Europe since its founding. For more than 60 years, it has sought to develop business leaders with solid business skills, a global mind-set and a desire to make a positive impact on society.

IESE offers a variety of degree programs: the full time MBA, the Executive MBA, the Global Executive MBA and a master in Management. The PhD in Management and MRM (Master of Research in Management) programs prepare students for a career at the top levels of academia. Executive Education includes General Management Programs, Focused Programs, Leadership Programs for public sector management, Industry meetings, Custom Programs and Online Programs. In the last six years, IESE has been number one in the world for Executive Education programmes, according to the Financial Times ranking.

The Financial Management Department prepares managers for the challenges associated with creating value for a firm’s shareholders and other stakeholders in a rapidly changing and highly competitive world. The department is dedicated to research, teaching and consulting focused on finance and related business areas. In addition to their contributions to academic journals and literature, the department’s faculty brings the most recent and influential ideas in financial management to the business community.

The Public-Private Sector Research Center (PPSRC) at IESE is in charge of the local organization of the 2022 meeting. The goal of the center is to promote research at the intersection of the private and public sectors. Research results are disseminated via academic conferences, seminars, publications and colloquiums.