RCFS is pleased to announce that Antoinette Schoar (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) will be the RCFS Keynote Speaker at Cavalcade North America 2019. Professor Schoar’s speech will take place Wednesday, May 22, at 3:45pm. For more details, please see the program on the Cavalcade web site.
A part-time RFS advisory editor position is available for the next academic year, beginning on August 16. We’re looking for an advanced finance or economics Ph.D. student or a recent post-doc to provide editorial support in the review process. The position requires about 10 hours per week and a minimum commitment of one year; extension for another year is possible. Salary is competitive. The application deadline is May 1, 2019, but the position will only remain open until filled. To apply, please submit a cover letter, graduate course work, any working papers, and three letters of recommendation to Jan Sokolowsky.
You may register for SFS Cavalcade North America 2019 on the conference web site. The Cavalcade will take place May 20-23 at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Early registration is $100 for members and $140 for nonmembers. Beginning April 8, the registration rate will increase to $125 for members and $165 for nonmembers. The registration fee is waived for doctoral students (from any university) and Carnegie Mellon faculty members.
The program for SFS Cavalcade North America 2019 is now available on the conference web site.
RAPS is pleased to announce that Maureen O’Hara (Cornell University) will be the RAPS Keynote Speaker at Cavalcade North America 2019. Professor O’Hara’s speech will take place Tuesday, May 21, at 3:45pm. For more details, please see the program on the Cavalcade web site once it is posted in March.
The decisions for Cavalcade North America 2019 have been sent. The program and registration will be posted on the Cavalcade web site in March. We received 1221 submissions, which was a 6.9% increase over last year. The final program was highly selective, with an 11.1% acceptance rate. Congratulations to the authors selected for presentation at the conference!
Accommodations for Cavalcade North America 2019 are posted on the web site. The hotel blocks have expirations, with the first expiring on February 28 and the last expiring on April 23, so please be sure to book in advance.
The 2019 Society for Financial Studies Annual Meeting will take place at the 2019 SFS Cavalcade North America at Carnegie Mellon University in May 2019.