Thursday, 20 April, 2023 up to and including Friday, 21 April, 2023 - 08:30 until 15:15
National Bank of Belgium
Rue Montagne aux Herbes Potagères 61
1000 Brussels
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Keynote Speakers

Prof. dr. Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh

Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh is the Earle W. Kazis and Benjamin Schore Professor of Real Estate and Professor of Finance at Columbia University's Graduate School of Business, which he joined in July 2018. His research lies in the intersection of housing, asset pricing, and macroeconomics. He has published in top journals in Finance and Economics, including Journal of Political Economy, American Economic Review, Econometrica, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Economics. He is Editor at the Review of Financial Studies. He is a Faculty Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and at the Center for European Policy Research.

Prof. dr. Marike Knoef

Marike Knoef is full Professor of Empirical Microeconomics at Leiden University and Director at Netspar (Network for Studies on Pensions, Aging and Retirement). Her research lies in the fields of pensions, social security, labor economics and health. Marike is crown member of the Social and Economic Council and likes to bridge the gap between research and practice. She has published in leading journals in Economics, including Journal of Public Economics, European Economic Review, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Human Resources, and Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization.

Overview Programme

Thursday, April 20, 2023
08:30 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 10:45 Parallel Sessions 1
Session 1 Banking I
Session 2 Macro-Finance I
Session 3 Asset Management I
Session 4 Financial Econometrics I
10:45 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 Keynote Speech Prof. dr. Marike Knoef
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:15 Parallel Sessions 2
Session 1 Systemic Risk
Session 2 Macro-Finance II
Session 3 Asset Pricing I
Session 4 Quantitative Finance
15:15 - 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 - 17:15 Parallel Sessions 3
Session 1 Risk Management I
Session 2 Climate Finance
Session 3 Asset Pricing II
Session 4 Microstructure
19:00 - ... Conference Dinner

Friday, April 21, 2023
08:30 - 09:00 Coffee
09:00 - 10:45 Parallel Sessions 4
Session 1 Banking II
Session 2 Corporate Finance/Governance I
Session 3 Asset Management II
Session 4 Pensions
10:45 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 Keynote Speech Prof. dr. Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:15 Parallel Sessions 5
Session 1 Macro-Finance III
Session 2 Corporate Finance/Governance II
Session 3 Risk Management II
Session 4 Financial Econometrics II
15:15 End of BFRF 2023



Submission deadline extended to January 20, 2023.

Full working papers should be sent (in pdf) to

Please include the following information in your email when submitting the paper:

  • An abstract of the paper, not exceeding 300 words
  • The subfield of finance for which you would like to submit among the following list: Asset Pricing/Management; Corporate Finance/Governance; Banking; Microstructure; International Finance; Financial Econometrics; Macro-Finance; Systemic Risk; Financial Networks, Quantitative Finance, Insurance, Pensions, Stochastic modelling, Sustainable Finance, Climate Finance, Risk Management
  • Contact information (name, affiliation, email) for all authors

Submissions will be carefully examined by a scientific committee of experts. We intend to ask for every presented paper a discussant. A notice of acceptance for presentation will be sent at the latest

by January 30, 2023.


The registration fee includes access to all sessions, coffee breaks, lunches and conference dinner.

Registrations close on April 3, 2023.


Steven Vanduffel (VUB), Kris Boudt (UGent), Koen Inghelbrecht (UGent), Georges Hübner (ULg), Julien Hambuckers (ULg), Hans Degryse (KU Leuven), Leonardo Iania (UCL), Marc Deloof (UA), Anneleen Michiels (UHasselt), Kim Oosterlinck (ULB), Laetitia Pozniak (UMons), Jean-Yves Gnabo (UNamur), Anouk Claes (USaint-Louis), David Veredas (Vlerick) & Raf Wouters (NBB).


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