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

February 23, 2015: Accommodations for Cavalcade 2015

Have you booked your hotel room for Cavalcade 2015? Information about accommodations is on the Cavalcade 2015 web site. Be sure to book soon–the room blocks end in April.

February 18, 2015: Registration is Now Open for Cavalcade 2015

You can now register online for the 2015 SFS Finance Cavalcade, which will take place May 17-20, 2015, at the Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech. Early registration will be $100 for members and $140 for nonmembers. Beginning April 1, the registration rate will increase to $125 for members and $165 for nonmembers. The registration fee will be waived for doctoral students and Georgia Tech faculty. To register, visit the Cavalcade 2015 web site.

February 17, 2015: Cavalcade Decisions Have Been Sent

The decision letters for the 2015 Cavalcade have been sent. We received 866 submissions, which was a 32% increase over the number of submissions last year. The acceptance rate was 10.4%.

February 13, 2015: Forthcoming Book by Andrew Karolyi

Congratulations to RFS Executive Editor Andrew Karolyi on the publication of his book, “Cracking the Emerging Markets Enigma.” The book will be available in May. For more, visit the publisher’s web site here.

December 9, 2014: Location for Cavalcade 2016

The Society for Financial Studies is pleased to announce that the host of Cavalcade 2016 will be the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. Congratulations to Rotman on their winning bid!

December 8, 2014: Last Day to Submit to Cavalcade 2015

Today is the last day to submit your paper to Cavalcade 2015. The submission system will stop allowing submissions at 11:59pm EST.

December 1, 2014: Cavalcade 2015 Submission Deadline Approaching

There is only one week left to submit your paper to Cavalcade 2015! The deadline for submissions is December 8, 2014. To submit, visit Cavalcade 2015.

November 24, 2014: Dual Submission to Cavalcade 2015

Did you know that Cavalcade 2015 features a dual submission option with The Review of Asset Pricing Studies and The Review of Corporate Finance Studies? The submission deadline is December 8, 2014. For details, visit Cavalcade 2015.

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.

SFS Conferences


Symposium for Emerging Financial Markets
May 1-2, 2015

Entrepreneurial Finance and Innovation Around the World
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2015

17th Annual Texas Finance Festival 2015
April 23-25, 2015

24th Mitsui Finance Symposium: Financial Intermediaries and Markets
May 29-31, 2015

2015 OU Energy Finance Research Conference
Submission Deadline: March 16, 2015

2016 SFS Finance Cavalcade
May 15-18, 2016

2015 SFS Finance Cavalcade
May 17-20, 2015

2016 SFS Finance Cavalcade
May 15-18, 2016

2015 SFS Finance Cavalcade
May 17-20, 2015


2016 SFS Finance Cavalcade
May 15-18, 2016

2015 SFS Finance Cavalcade
May 17-20, 2015