Winners of the Cavalcade Best Paper Awards

The winners of the Cavalcade Best Paper Awards were announced at the Awards Reception on Tuesday, May 17, at the SFS Finance Cavalcade Conference. We are pleased to now share the winners:

Cavalcade Best Paper in Corporate Finance
“Leverage, Labor Market Size, and Employee Pay”
Timothy Dore and Rebecca Zarutskie
Prize: $1000

Cavalcade Best Paper in Asset Pricing
“Capital Requirements and Asset Prices”
Georgy Chabakauri and Brandon Yueyang Han
Prize: $1000

The Arthur Warga Award for Best Paper in Fixed Income
“A Macrofinance View of Sovereign CDS”
Mikhail Chernov, Lukas Schmid, Andres Schneider
Prize: $1200

Congratulations to all our award winners!

AFFECT Breakfast at Cavalcade 2016

AFFECT (Academic Female Finance Committee) will host a breakfast at  Cavalcade 2016 on Monday, May 16, 2016, from 7:30am – 8:45am.

AFFECT formed recently to promote gender equality in the finance profession, to facilitate networking among women, to provide mentoring of women, and to conduct research on the standing of women and differences in the career paths of men versus women in finance. At the breakfast, there will be a discussion of issues that may be of particular interest to women who are doing research and teaching in finance, information about what AFFECT is doing, and a short survey regarding issues related to peoples’ experiences within the academic field of finance.

All are welcome, and broad attendance is encouraged.

Special SFS Journal Paper Presentations at Cavalcade 2016

Cavalcade 2016 will feature special presentations from both the Review of Asset Pricing Studies and the Review of Corporate Finance Studies. 

The RAPS presentation will take place on Monday, May 16, at 3:45pm. The presented paper will be “The Impact of Hedge Funds on Asset Markets” by Mathias S. Kruttli, Andrew J. Patton, and Tarun Ramadorai.

The RCFS presentation will take place Tuesday, May 17, at 3:45pm. The presented paper will be “Spillovers in Local Banking Markets” by Mark Garmaise and Gabriel Natividad.