​Savings in a world without interest - Financial History Workshop: Call for Papers


>>Academics, professionals, other stakeholders invited to submit

>> Submissions deadline 29 February 2016

>> Learn mo​​re about workshop ​

​​​​BRUSSELS, ​28 December 2015 – ​WSBI-ESBG will hold its 2016 Financial History Workshop on Friday, 27 May 2016 in Brussels, Belgium. The workshop is designed to provide a forum for extensive discussion on new and innovative research covering the history of savings and retail banks as well as savings in general. Academics, professionals and other stakeholders are invited to submit papers for the workshop. The 2016 Financial History Workshop will focus attention on the impact of low interest rates on the savings behavior and its influence on the savings and retail banks throughout history. Papers dealing with any of these aspects, regardless of country or period in time are welcome. The authors of each selected paper will be able to present their research work during a 15 minutes lecture during the workshop. The remainder of the session is scheduled to be devoted to discussion among all workshop participants. 

Paper Submissions

Submissions must be received by 29 February 2016 by email to financial.history@wsbi-esbg.org. Those wishing to present a paper should provide an abstract and a three to five page summary of the proposed paper. Those whose papers selected for presentation will be notified by Thursday, 31 March 2016 and are expected to provide a completed draft of the paper in the proper format for the workshop no later than Monday, 2 May 2016.


Please e-mail workshop-organiser Nancy Lockkamper, WSBI-ESBG, at financial.history@wsbi-esbg.org .