SFS Cavalcade North America 2020

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
May 25-28, 2020

 

PROGRAM

 

 

Regarding the Current Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak [Updated 3/16]

Given the ongoing uncertainty regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, regrettably we have decided the SFS Cavalcade North America will not be held in person at UNC. We are exploring the possibility of holding it as a virtual conference and we will provide more information when it becomes available. 

We have automatically refunded conference registration fees.

Please cancel any hotel reservations you have made at the Rizzo Center by going to https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/group-booking/RDUDH/G-L049  

Below the “find rooms” link is another link for canceling:
“If you need to modify or cancel your group reservation, click here.”

Conference Chairs

Chair: Monika Piazzesi (Stanford University)
Vice Chair: Ulrike Malmendier (UC Berkeley)
Associate Chair: Andrea Eisfeldt (UCLA)
SFS Advisory Chair: Josef Zechner (Vienna University of Economics and Business)

Host’s Faculty Sponsors: Paolo Fulghieri, Christian Lundblad
Event Organization by Jaclyn Einstein (SFS) and Christina Hardin (UNC)

Keynote Speakers

Cavalcade Keynote: Antoinette Schoar (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
RAPS Keynote: Campbell Harvey (Duke University), Tuesday May 26
RCFS Keynote: Thomas Philippon (NYU), Wednesday May 27

-The submission period ended December 9.

-You do not need to remove author names from the uploaded paper.

-The submitted paper must not be accepted (or conditionally accepted) at a journal.

-Papers that have been presented (or are scheduled to be presented) at the WFA, AFA, and/or SFS Cavalcade Asia-Pacific are allowed.

-Authors of accepted papers are required to attend their session regardless of which day the session is scheduled; if an author can not make it to the scheduled time, the conference reserves the right to pull the paper.
-The submission fee was $50.

-For papers in which ALL co-authors are doctoral students, the submission fee is waived. Make sure you select the student category to avoid paying the fee.

-There are no refunds.
You have the option to elect dual submission to either the Review of Corporate Finance Studies or the Review of Asset Pricing Studies. 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.
-Conference decisions were sent February 18.

-We received 1231 submissions and accepted 11%.

-Dual submission decisions were sent from RAPS and RCFS in March.

-As noted when you submitted your paper, our policy is that authors of accepted papers are required to attend their session regardless of which day the session is scheduled; if an author can not make it to the scheduled time, the conference reserves the right to pull the paper.
If you would like to provide an updated version of your paper, please log in to ConfTool, click on your submission, and click Final Upload to upload an updated version of your paper.

If you update your paper, please let your session chair and discussant know.
UPDATED 3/18:
We have automatically refunded conference registration fees.

-Everyone must register! This includes session chairs, discussants, presenters, co-authors, students, and UNC faculty/students.

Registration Fees
Early Registration (SFS Member): $175
Early Registration (Nonmember): $225
Doctoral Student: Free!
UNC Faculty/PhD Student: Free!

Beginning April 16, 2020:
Registration (SFS Member): $225
Registration (Nonmember): $275
Doctoral Student: Free!
UNC Faculty/PhD Student: Free!

-The fee may be paid via PayPal, Stripe, or credit card. You do not need to create a PayPal account to pay via credit card; simply click past the "create an account" option to enter your credit card information.

-Registration is free for doctoral students and for faculty/PhD students from the host school.

-There are no refunds. (An exception has been made for 2020 due to cancellation of the in-person conference.)
The SFS Cavalcade is a three day conference covering all areas of finance. The format is 55 minutes per paper with nine-to-eleven parallel sessions. Our goal is to provide a setting that produces the kind of in-depth participation of a smaller conference while accommodating the variety of papers of a larger one. The host school’s faculty and Ph.D. students receive complimentary registration to the conference and all events. The SFS Cavalcade conference is a joint project of the Review of Financial Studies, the Review of Corporate Finance Studies, and the Review of Asset Pricing Studies.

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