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

April 21, 2014: River Cruise at the Cavalcade

We’re pleased to announce that the evening event for Tuesday, May 20, at the Cavalcade, will be a boat cruise of the Potomac River, hosted by Georgetown University! The cruise will include dinner. Please see the program for details.

April 8, 2014: Last Days to Book Your Cavalcade Hotel!

There are only a few days left to book your hotel room within the SFS room blocks for the Finance Cavalcade. If you have not booked your room, please make sure you book before the blocks run out. Hotel information is available here.

March 27, 2014: Announcing the Cavalcade Keynote Speakers

The Society for Financial Studies is pleased to announce the Keynote Speakers at the 2014 Cavalcade:

Feifei Li, Distinguished Practitioner Keynote Speaker. Dr. Li is Partner and Head of Research at Research Affiliates. Her speech will occur Monday, May 19, at lunch.

Toni Whited, Cavalcade Conference Chair. Dr. Whited is the Michael and Diane Jones Professor of Business Administration at the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business at the University of Rochester. Her speech will occur Tuesday, May 20, at lunch.

For locations, please visit the Cavalcade program.

March 25, 2014: Final Week for Early Registration!

Register for the Cavalcade by April 1 to pay the early registration fee of $100 for SFS members or $140 for nonmembers. Registration fees increase on April 2! Register here.

March 18, 2014: Latest Issue of RCFS Has Published Online

Issue 2(2) of RCFS has now published! Subscribers can view the issue online here.

March 14, 2014: Links to Cavalcade Papers Now Available

The Cavalcade program now contains links to the papers that will be presented in May. To view the program and papers, please visit the Cavalcade site. If you are an author of an accepted paper and would like to update the copy of your paper linked on the program, or would prefer to link to your own online posting of the paper, please contact Jaclyn Einstein.

March 11, 2014: Email Communication

We updated our email server last week. While efforts were made to capture every email sent during the transition, we know complications are possible. If you sent any emails to Jaclyn Einstein last week that have not received responses, please re-send.

March 7, 2014: 2014 Cavalcade Program Available Online

The program for the 2014 Cavalcade is now available on the Cavalcade site. Links to papers coming soon!

March 7, 2014: Annual Meeting

The 2014 Society for Financial Studies Annual Meeting will take place at the 2014 Finance Cavalcade at 3:45pm on May 19, 2014, in room 350 Hariri, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University.

March 6, 2014: Executive Editor Change for RFS

The Executive Editor of the RFS, Prof. David Hirshleifer, is completing his term on June 30. We wish him all the best in his future endeavors.

We are delighted to announce that Prof. Andrew Karolyi will be the new Executive Editor of the RFS beginning July 1. Prof. Karolyi joined the RFS editorial team in August 2010, and is the Alumni Professor in Asset Management and Professor of Finance at Cornell University, as well as the Faculty Director of the Emerging Markets Institute at Cornell. Please join us in welcoming Dr. Karolyi to his new role.

SFS Conferences


2014 16th Annual Texas Finance Festival
April 24-26, 2014

2014 SFS Finance Cavalcade
May 18-21, 2014

2014 Wharton Conference on Liquidity and Financial Crises
Submission Deadline: June 1, 2014

Third Symposium on Emerging Financial Markets
July 5-6, 2014

2015 SFS Finance Cavalcade
May 17-20, 2015

2014 SFS Finance Cavalcade
May 18-21, 2014

2015 SFS Finance Cavalcade
May 17-20, 2015

2014 SFS Finance Cavalcade
May 18-21, 2014

2015 SFS Finance Cavalcade
May 17-20, 2015