A panel honoring Craig W. Holden will be held at SFS Cavalcade 2021 on May 25 at 1:15pm. The panel speakers are Stacey Jacobsen (SMU), Avanidhar (Subra) Subrahmanyam (UCLA), and Charles Trzcinka (Indiana University).
We are very pleased to announce that Zhiguo He has agreed to serve as the next Executive Editor of RAPS. He will serve as a RAPS editor starting on July 1, 2021, and will begin as the executive editor on January 1, 2022. Zhiguo is the Fuji Bank and Heller Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Previously Zhiguo was an Associate Editor of the Review of Financial Studies. A more complete bio and his publications can be found on his website.
We are deeply saddened by the passing of our colleague and friend, Craig Holden. Craig was the Gregg T. and Judith A. Summerville Chair of Finance at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and the current Department Chair. He was a prolific scholar and advisor to many students. In his role as SFS Secretary/Treasurer, which he began in 2012, Craig was a tremendous contributor to the SFS and its journals. He was a champion of international research collaboration, online publication, and was instrumental in improvements that changed how we interact with papers online. Most recently, when the 2020 Cavalcade was going to be canceled due to COVID-19, Craig volunteered to host the entire event virtually with the Kelley School. With only a few weeks of lead time, he managed to design an online conference format that was a great success and serves as a model for many other conferences. Craig was a wonderful colleague who cared greatly for his coworkers, his students, and for the profession. He spoke fondly of his family, of the Kelley School of Business, and of UCLA, where he earned his PhD. The SFS is better for his involvement these past nine years, and we will miss him greatly.
We are pleased to announce that Marcin Kacperczyk will be joining the RAPS team as an Editor. His first day will be July 1, 2021. Marcin is a Professor of Finance at Imperial College London. Please join us in welcoming Marcin!
The decisions for SFS Cavalcade North America 2021 have been sent. If you did not receive your decision, please contact us. We received 1566 submissions. The final program was highly selective, with an 8.6% acceptance rate.
If you selected dual submission with RAPS or RCFS, you will receive a separate decision email from the journal in the next few weeks.
In collaboration with our publisher, Oxford University Press, we have made our new Review Article free to read online. Read the introduction by Executive Editor Itay Goldstein and the Review Article, “Perspectives on the Future of Asset Pricing,” by Markus Brunnermeier, Emmanuel Farhi, Ralph S. J. Koijen, Arvind Krishnamurthy, Sydney C. Ludvigson, Hanno Lustig, Stefan Nagel, and Monika Piazzesi.
The SFS Cavalcade North America 2021 conference will take place virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The SFS Annual Meeting will take place as part of the virtual conference.