Gregor Matvos Joining the RFS Team

We are pleased to announce that Gregor Matvos will be joining RFS as an editor. Gregor is a Howard Berolzheimer Chair in Finance at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Research Associate in the Corporate Finance group at NBER. His first day will be July 1.

 

Webinar: An Evaluation of the Fed-Treasury Credit Programs

On Monday, May 11 at 12:30 PM EST, Jeremy Stein will join a webinar, co-hosted by the Princeton Bendheim Center for Finance and the Society for Financial Studies, on the COVID-19 credit programs recently implemented by the Federal Reserve and the U.S. Treasury. Stein is a Professor of Economics at Harvard University and a former Governor of the Federal Reserve.

The event will begin with a brief discussion by Markus Brunnermeier, Director of the Princeton Bendheim Center for Finance. Stein will then present. Both Brunnermeier and Stein will take questions from the audience throughout the event.

Preregistration is required.

Registration is Open for Virtual Cavalcade

Registration for the virtual SFS Cavalcade North America 2020 conference is now open on the Cavalcade web site. Registration is free. Please make sure to register using your academic email address. The conference will take place May 25-28, 2020, hosted by the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. Register by May 20.

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Collection

Oxford University Press presents the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Collection, featuring papers from RAPS, RCFS, and RFS. The following papers are included:

RAPS
-Firm Creation and Destruction, and Asset Prices by Jan Bena, Lorenzo Garlappi, and Patrick Grüning

RCFS
-Corporate Innovation and Returns by Jan Bena and Lorenzo Garlappi
-Lending to Innovative Firms by Sudheer Chava, Vikram Nanda, and Steven Chong Xiao

RFS
-Destructive Creation at Work: How Financial Distress Spurs Entrepreneurship by Tania Babina
-The Political Economy of Financial Innovation: Evidence from Local Governments by Christophe Pérignon and Boris Vallée
-How Valuable Is FinTech Innovation? by Mark A. Chen, Qinxi Wu, and Baozhong Yang
-Intellectual Property Rights Protection, Ownership, and Innovation: Evidence from China by Lily H. Fang, Josh Lerner, and Chaopeng Wu

The featured papers are free to read through the end of June on Oxford University Press’s web site.