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

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.

September 8, 2014: Keep in Touch with SFS on Twitter

Our publisher tweets news from the SFS and our journals. To see more, follow @OxfordJournals and @OUPEconomics on Twitter.

September 2, 2014: RFS and RCFS papers featured in Virtual Issue: The Eurozone Crisis

Have you seen the Oxford University Press virtual issue on the Eurozone Crisis, featuring papers from RFS and RCFS? The issue is free to read online at The Eurozone Crisis, and includes the following papers:


“Complexity and Loan Performance: Evidence from the Securitization of Commercial Mortgages”
by Craig H. Furfine


“Fiscal Policy and Asset Prices with Incomplete Markets”
by Francisco Gomes, Alexander Michaelides, and Valery Polkovnichenko

“Frictions in Shadow Banking: Evidence from the Lending Behavior of Money Market Mutual Funds”
by Sergey Chernenko and Adi Sunderam

“Effects of Central Bank Intervention on the Interbank Market During the Subprime Crisis”
by Celso Brunetti, Mario di Filippo, and Jeffrey H. Harris

September 1, 2014: One Month Left to Bid for 2016 Cavalcade

The bid deadline for the 2016 Cavalcade is only one month away. For details on how to bid, please visit 2016 Cavalcade. Bids should be received by October 1, 2014.

August 28, 2014: RCFS Editor Named An Influential Young Economist

RCFS Editor Amit Seru is featured in the International Monetary Fund’s list of influential young economists, which published in the September 2014 (51/3) issue of Finance & Development. Read the article here. Congratulations Amit!

August 28, 2014: RFS Begins Executive Editor Blog

RFS Executive Editor Andrew Karolyi has begun a new series of editorials about forthcoming or recent RFS papers. His first editorial, “Finance’s Other Bosses?”, examines “The Labor Market for Bankers and Regulators” by Vincent Glode and Philip Bond. To view the post, visit the RFS Executive Editor Blog here.

August 5, 2014: Citation Impact Factors for RAPS and RCFS

Our publisher, Oxford University Press, has computed the 2013 Citation Impact Factors for RAPS and RCFS. Had the new journals been indexed by ISI in 2013, RAPS would have an Impact Factor of 2.417 and RCFS would have an Impact Factor of 1.000.

July 9, 2014: Now Accepting Bids for the 2016 Cavalcade

Bids are currently being accepted for the 2016 Cavalcade. The bid deadline is October 1, 2014. For more, visit 2016 Cavalcade.

July 8, 2014: RFS Top-Ranked Journals by Google Scholar

Google released its 2014 Scholar Metrics, which provide citation information based on the h5-index. RFS received the top ranking with an h5-index of 116, which means that out of all articles published from 2009-2013, there were 116 RFS articles that obtained at least 116 Google Scholar citations. You can view the complete list at Google Scholar Finance.

July 3, 2014: Photos from the 2014 Cavalcade

We’ve posted photos from the 2014 Cavalcade, including the awards, receptions, and keynote speeches. Click here to see the images.

SFS Conferences


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

2016 SFS Finance Cavalcade
Bid deadline October 1, 2014

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 period: November 10-December 8, 2014

2016 SFS Finance Cavalcade
Bid deadline October 1, 2014

2015 SFS Finance Cavalcade
Paper submission period: November 10-December 8, 2014

2016 SFS Finance Cavalcade
Bid deadline October 1, 2014

2015 SFS Finance Cavalcade
Paper submission period: November 10-December 8, 2014