May 18-21, 2014
Decisions: The Cavalcade received 653 submissions, which was a 42% increase over the number of submissions last year. The acceptance rate was 11.5%.
New This Year!
The 2014 SFS Finance Cavalcade will feature a new award, The Arthur Warga Award, for the best paper in fixed income. This prize will be equal to 4% of the endowment.
Research Affiliates will be the sponsor for the 2014 Michael J. Brennan Best Paper Award and the 2014 Rising Researcher Prize.
This year will also feature the first SFS Finance Cavalcade Award for the Best Paper in Asset Pricing.
The submission fee was waived for papers in which all co-authors are doctoral students. The registration fee was also waived for doctoral students.
RFS Michael J. Brennan Best Paper Award: Research Affiliates
RFS Rising Scholar Award: Research Affiliates
RFS Referee of the Year Award and Distinguished Referee Awards: Cornerstone Research
The Arthur Warga Award for the Best Paper in Fixed Income: Sponsorship History
Cavalcade Award for Best Paper in Corporate Finance: Society for Financial Studies
Cavalcade award for Best Paper in Asset Pricing: Society for Financial Studies
RCFS Referee of the Year: Society for Financial Studies
RCFS Best Paper Award: Society for Financial Studies
RAPS Referee of the Year: Society for Financial Studies
RAPS Best Paper Award: Society for Financial Studies
Conference Dual Submission Option: You may elect dual submission to either The Review of Corporate Finance Studies or The Review of Asset Pricing Studies. To select dual submission, select Dual RAPS or Dual RCFS under “Category of Submission” in Step 2. If the journal you select decides not to send your paper out for review, the editor may refer your paper to the other journal, if appropriate, or to The Review of Financial Studies, for possible review. Thus, by selecting the dual submission option, you have implicitly agreed to be reviewed by any of the three SFS journals. Please see our Dual Submission Policy.
Registration was $125 for SFS members and $165 for nonmembers. Paying the nonmember fee gave the registrant a 1-year membership to the SFS. The registration fee was waived for doctoral students and Georgetown faculty.
Submission: The submission deadline was December 15, 2013. The submission fee was $50. For papers in which ALL co-authors were doctoral students, the submission fee was waived.