SFS Cavalcade North America 2020

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


Program Committee: Review are due January 20, 2020. Please enter your reviews in ConfTool.


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)

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.
Coming March 2020
-Conference decisions will be sent in February.

-If you selected dual submission, you will receive a separate decision email from the journal.
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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