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: Closed

Online meetings: September 2, 2022

See the program here

Registration link


Past Events
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

Fernando Anjos
Associate Professor, Nova SBE
Virginia Gianinazzi
Assistant Professor, Nova SBE


Loriana Pelizzon
Director Financial Markets Dep, SAFE/ Goethe Univeristy
Irina Zvidadze
Associate Professor of Finance, HEC Paris
Manuel Adelino
Associate Professor of Finance, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Joan Farre Mensa
Associate Professor of Finance, University of Illinois Chicago
Daniele d'Arienzo
Assistant Professor, Nova SBE
Emanuele Rizzo
Assistant Professor, Nova SBE

Nova SBE Discussants

Inês Gonçalves
PHD Student, Nova SBE
Luis Teles Morais
PHD Student, Nova SBE
Massimiliano Bondatti
PHD Student, Nova SBE
Mehdi Lehlali
PHD Student, Nova SBE
Miguel Oliveira
PHD Student, Nova SBE
Robert Hill
PHD Student, Nova SBE
Salvador Murteira
PHD Student, Nova SBE


July 30th, 2021

At least for this first year (2020/2021), we will be holding it online.

We will select 8 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 Virginia Gianinazzi (Academic team):

Filipa Teixeira (Organizing team):

Nova SBE Finance Knowledge Center