The 2015 Cavalcade Conference Chairs are excited to announce the finalists for the Cavalcade Best Paper Awards. The winners will be announced at the Awards Reception on Tuesday, May 19, at the SFS Finance Cavalcade Conference. The finalists are:
Cavalcade Best Paper in Corporate Finance, in honor of Jerome A. Chazen, sponsored by the Chazen Institute of International Business at Columbia Business School
- Dynamic Adverse Selection: Time Varying Market Conditions and Endogenous Entry by Pavel Zryumov
- Government Credit, a Double-Edged Sword: Evidence from the China Development Bank by Hong Ru
- Government Guarantees and Financial Stability by Franklin Allen, Elena Carletti, Itay Goldstein, and Agnese Leonello
- The Deposits Channel of Monetary Policy by Itamar Drechsler, Alexi Savov, and Philipp Schnabl
Cavalcade Best Paper in Asset Pricing, sponsored by the Society for Financial Studies
- Asset Management Contracts and Equilibrium Prices by Andrea M. Buffa, Dimitri Vayanos, and Paul Woolley
- Can Leverage Constraints Make Overconfident Investors Better Off? by Rawley Heimer
- How Many Good and Bad Funds are There, Really? by Wayne Ferson, and Yong Chen
- The Price of Variance Risk by Ian Dew-Becker, Stefano Giglio, Anh Le, and Marius Rodriguez
The Arthur Warga Award for Best Paper in Fixed Income, sponsored by The Arthur Warga Award endowment
- Bond Market Exposures to Macroeconomic and Monetary Policy Risks by Dongho Song
- Call Me Maybe? The Effects of Exercising Contingent Capital by Boris Vallee
- Debt Correlations in the Wake of the Financial Crisis: What are Appropriate Default Correlations for Structured Products? by John Griffin and Jordan Nickerson
- Regulatory Arbitrage in Repo Markets by Benjamin Munyan
Join us at the Awards Reception to find out which papers win. For more, visit Cavalcade 2015.
SFS Vice President Laura Starks has been named the interim dean at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin effective Sept. 1, 2015. For the full announcement, see McCombs Today.
Register for the Cavalcade by March 31 to pay the early registration fee of $100 for SFS members or $140 for nonmembers. Registration fees increase on April 1! Register online at Cavalcade 2015.
The 2015 Society for Financial Studies Annual Meeting will take place at the 2015 Finance Cavalcade at 3:45pm on May 18, 2015, at the Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech.
The program for Cavalcade 2015 is now available. Check it out on the Cavalcade 2015 web site!
Have you registered for Cavalcade 2015? Everyone–including presenting authors, co-authors, discussants, session chairs, doctoral students, and Georgia Tech faculty–must register at the Cavalcade 2015 web site. Please register early–registration price increases April 1.
Have you booked your hotel room for Cavalcade 2015? Information about accommodations is on the Cavalcade 2015 web site. Be sure to book soon–the room blocks end in April.
You can now register online for the 2015 SFS Finance Cavalcade, which will take place May 17-20, 2015, at the Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech. Early registration will be $100 for members and $140 for nonmembers. Beginning April 1, the registration rate will increase to $125 for members and $165 for nonmembers. The registration fee will be waived for doctoral students and Georgia Tech faculty. To register, visit the Cavalcade 2015 web site.
The decision letters for the 2015 Cavalcade have been sent. We received 866 submissions, which was a 32% increase over the number of submissions last year. The acceptance rate was 10.4%.
Congratulations to RFS Executive Editor Andrew Karolyi on the publication of his book, “Cracking the Emerging Markets Enigma.” The book will be available in May. For more, visit the publisher’s web site here.