Decisions for SFS Cavalcade North America 2020

The decisions for SFS Cavalcade North America 2020 have been sent. If you did not receive your decision, please contact us. If you selected dual submission with RAPS or RCFS, you will receive a separate decision email from the journal in the next few weeks.

The program, registration, and hotel information will be posted on the Cavalcade web site in March. We received 1231 submissions. The final program was highly selective, with an 11% acceptance rate. Congratulations to the authors selected for presentation at the conference!

Winners of the Cavalcade Best Paper Awards

The winners of the SFS Cavalcade Asia-Pacific 2019 Best Paper Awards are:

Cavalcade Best Paper in Corporate Finance
“Freeze! Financial Sanctions and Bank Responses”
Matthias Efing, Stefan Goldbach, and Volker Nitsch
Prize: $1000

Cavalcade Best Paper in Asset Pricing
“Expectations in the Cross Section: Stock Price Reactions to the Information and Bias in Analyst-Expected Returns”
Johnathan Loudis
Prize: $1000

The Arthur Warga Award for Best Paper in Fixed Income
“How Safe Are Safe Havens”
Sven Klingler and Suresh Sundaresan
Prize: $750

Congratulations to all our award winners!

Editorial Team Changes

RFS extends our gratitude to retiring editor Wei Jiang, who is completing her term at the end of the month. Wei has been an editor with RFS since 2017 and previously served as an associate editor.

We are pleased to announce that Tarun Ramadorai will be joining RFS as an editor. Tarun is a professor of financial economics at Imperial College London, a research fellow of CEPR, a senior academic fellow of ABFER, and a nonresident senior fellow at NCAER. He previously served as an associate editor of RFS. His first day will be March 1.

Annual Meeting

[Updated May 21, 2020] The in-person conference at UNC was canceled. The SFS Annual Meeting will take place as part of the virtual conference hosted by the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. 

[December 16, 2019] The 2020 Society for Financial Studies Annual Meeting will take place at SFS Cavalcade North America at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in May 2020.