The Society for Financial Studies is pleased to announce two new journals: The Review of Asset Pricing Studies (RAPS) and The Review of Corporate Finance Studies (RCFS). RAPS and RCFS join The Review of Financial Studies to form a suite of three independent A-level journals that are now available to scholars in finance and related disciplines as outlets for their research.

SFS News

November 19, 2014: December 2014 Issue of RAPS

The December issue of RAPS has now published online. View the issue here and check out the Editor’s Choice article, “Rating-Based Investment Practices and Bond Market Segmentation,” by Zhihua Chen, Aziz A. Lookman, Norman Schürhoff, and Duane J. Seppi here for free!

November 18, 2014: Cavalcade Award for Best Paper in Corporate Finance

The SFS is happy to announce that the sponsor for the 2015 SFS Finance Cavalcade Award for the Best Paper in Corporate Finance will be the Chazen Institute of International Business at Columbia Business School, in honor of Jerome A. Chazen. Papers submitted to Cavalcade 2015 are eligible to win this award, which comes with a $1000 prize.

November 12, 2014: RFS Authors Featured on OUP Blog

Authors Chen Xue, Kewei Hou, and Lu Zhang are featured on the Oxford University Press blog in a post titled, “A new benchmark model for estimating expected stock returns,” based on their paper, “Digesting Anomalies: An Investment Approach,” which is forthcoming in RFS. To accompany the post, we’ve made the paper free to read online! Check out the blog post here and read the paper here.

November 11, 2014: Laura Starks in The National Law Review

SFS Vice President and former RFS Editor Laura Starks was featured in a Q&A for The National Law Review on the topic of investor activism. You can read the story at Perspectives on Investor Activism.

November 10, 2014: Submission Period is Now Open for Cavalcade 2015

The Cavalcade 2015 submission period is now open. To submit, please visit Cavalcade 2015. The deadline for submissions is midnight PST December 8, 2014.

Reminder for doctoral students: For papers in which ALL co-authors are doctoral students, the submission fee is waived.

October 13, 2014: RCFS Executive Editor and the 9th Jackson Hole Finance Conference

RCFS Executive Editor Paolo Fulghieri is one of the conference organizers of the 9th Jackson Hole Finance Conference, in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, from January 17-19, 2015. For details, please visit 9th Jackson Hole Finance Conference.

October 10, 2014: Would You Like to Read Papers in our Journals for Free?

All three of our journals now feature one Editor’s Choice paper in each issue. The Editor’s Choice paper is free to read online. To view the Editor’s Choice paper for each journal, please visit RAPS OUP, RCFS OUP, and RFS OUP.

October 9, 2014: RCFS Executive Editor and 5th Entrepreneurial Finance and Innovation Conference

RCFS Executive Editor Paolo Fulghieri is one of the conference organizers of the 5th Entrepreneurial Finance and Innovation Conference at the Brandeis International Business School from November 14-16, 2014. For details, please visit 5th Entrepreneurial Finance and Innovation Conference.

September 24, 2014: Accommodations for Cavalcade 2015

Want to get a jump-start on Cavalcade 2015? You can book your room in advance at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center or Renaissance Atlanta Midtown Hotel. Details are available at Cavalcade 2015.

September 15, 2014: Do You Want to Receive the SFS Newsletter?

Are you interested in receiving the Society for Financial Studies newsletter, with news about The Review of Financial Studies, The Review of Asset Pricing Studies,  The Review of Corporate Finance Studies, and the SFS Finance Cavalcade conference? If so, find out how to become a member of the SFS at Membership.

SFS Conferences

RFS RCFS RAPS

24th Mitsui Finance Symposium: Financial Intermediaries and Markets
Submission Deadline: January 31, 2015

2015 OU Energy Finance Research Conference
Paper submission period: January 1-March 16, 2015

2016 SFS Finance Cavalcade

2014 5th Miami Behavioral Finance Conference
December 14-16, 2014

2014 Wharton Conference on Liquidity and Financial Crises
October 10-11, 2014

2015 SFS Finance Cavalcade
Paper submission deadline: December 8, 2014

9th Jackson Hole Finance Conference
January 17-19, 2015

2016 SFS Finance Cavalcade

2015 SFS Finance Cavalcade
Paper submission deadline: December 8, 2014

2015 FIXED INCOME CONFERENCE

2016 SFS Finance Cavalcade

2015 SFS Finance Cavalcade
Paper submission deadline: December 8, 2014