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.
Happy New Year from all of us at the Society for Financial Studies, The Review of Asset Pricing Studies, The Review of Corporate Finance Studies, and The Review of Financial Studies.
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!
Today is the last day to submit your paper to Cavalcade 2015. The submission system will stop allowing submissions at 11:59pm EST.
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.
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.
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.
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.