A part-time RFS advisory editor position is available for the next academic year. The position will begin on September 1 (or sooner if preferred). Job responsibilities include recommending referees and ensuring that all submission guidelines are met. For more information, see Part-time RFS Advisory Editor Position.
RFS is pleased to announce the appointment of Lauren Cohen as an Editor of the Review, beginning July 17, 2017. Lauren is the L.E. Simmons Professor in the Finance Unit at Harvard Business School and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He previously served as an Associate Editor for the Review from 2009-2012. Please join us in welcoming Lauren to his new role.
The deadline for submissions to SFS Cavalcade Asia-Pacific 2017 is July 20.
The bidding period to host SFS Cavalcade North America 2019 begins today. Bids must be received by October 1, 2017. For details, please see the Invitation to Bid and visit SFS Cavalcade North America 2019.
The SFS is thankful to Matt Spiegel, who is concluding his term as President today. Matt has been SFS President since 2014. His history with the SFS and its journals is extensive. Matt served as SFS Vice President from 2011-2014 and as the Executive Editor of the Review of Financial Studies from 2005-2011. He is responsible for founding the SFS Cavalcade conference, which just hosted its seventh conference and is expanding this year to include an Asia-Pacific edition.
Matt’s work with the SFS and its journals will have a lasting effect on the profession. The Society for Financial Studies sincerely thanks Matt for his dedicated service.
Matt Spiegel at Cavalcade North America 2017. Photo courtesy of Financial Markets Research Center at Vanderbilt. Credit: Chad Driver Productions.
Cavalcade Chairs Antoinette Schoar, Heitor Almeida, and Amir Yaron
Cavalcade Chair Heitor Almeida with Cavalcade Best Paper in Asset Pricing Winner Hengjie Ai
Cavalcade Chair Heitor Almeida and Cavalcade Best Paper in Fixed Income Winner Yao Zeng
SFS Council Member Josef Zechner and SFS President Matt Spiegel
See more photos from SFS Cavalcade North America 2017.
We are pleased to announce that the Associate Chair for SFS Cavalcade North America 2018 will be Monika Piazzesi (Stanford University). Professor Piazzesi will join Chair Amir Yaron (University of Pennsylvania) and Vice Chair Antoinette Schoar (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).
The 2016 Impact Factors have been released and we are pleased to report that RFS’s Impact Factor increased to 3.689.
The SFS Cavalcade Asia-Pacific 2017 submission period is now open. To submit, please visit Cavalcade Asia-Pacific 2017. The deadline for submissions is July 20, 2017. Click here to view the Call for Papers.
Dual Submission: The Cavalcade features dual submission with The Review of Asset Pricing Studies and The Review of Corporate Finance Studies.
Reminder for doctoral students: For papers in which ALL co-authors are doctoral students, the submission fee is waived.
The bidding period to host SFS Cavalcade North America 2019 will begin July 1, 2017. Bids must be received by October 1, 2017. For details, please see the Invitation to Bid and visit SFS Cavalcade North America 2019.