The Society for Financial Studies is pleased to announce that the host of SFS Cavalcade North America 2019 will be the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University. The conference will be held May 20-23, 2019. Congratulations to Carnegie Mellon on their winning bid!
Wayne Ferson is completing his term as Executive Editor of RAPS on December 31. Wayne has been with RAPS since the beginning and the SFS is grateful to him for his excellent work as the first Executive Editor.
We are very pleased to announce that Jeffrey Pontiff has agreed to serve as the next RAPS Executive Editor. His term will begin January 1, 2018. Jeffrey joined the RAPS editorial team in 2011 as an Editor. He is a professor at Boston College and is the James F. Clearly Chair in Finance.
RCFS announces its first conference, which will be held February 16-18, 2018, in Nassau, the Bahamas. The sponsoring editors are Paolo Fulghieri, Efraim Benmelech, Gregor Matvos, and Uday Rajan. The submission deadline is October 31, 2017. The Call for Papers may be viewed here.
The papers accepted for SFS Cavalcade Asia-Pacific 2017 will be announced in September.
The deadline for submissions to SFS Cavalcade Asia-Pacific 2017 is today, July 20. Please ensure you begin your submission in plenty of time to finish it before the deadline.
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.