Call for Papers: 2020 RCFS/RAPS Winter Conference

The 2020 RCFS/RAPS Winter Conference is now accepting submissions. Please see the Call for Papers for full details. The conference, which features a dual submission option with RAPS and RCFS, will take place February 14-16, 2020, at the Atlantis in Nassau, the Bahamas. The RCFS sponsoring editors are Andrew Ellul, Isil Erel, Gregor Matvos, and Uday Rajan; the RAPS sponsoring editors are Jeffrey Pontiff, Hui Chen, Thierry Foucault, and Nikolai Roussanov. The submission deadline is November 18, 2019.

Citation Impact Factor and Ranking for RFS

We are pleased to share that the RFS impact factor has risen to 4.975 for 2018. This is an increase from 4.270 in 2017.

RFS’s ranking in ISI’s Business Finance category has also risen. RFS is now ranked #2, which is an increase from #4 in 2017.

Winners of the Cavalcade Best Paper Awards

The winners of the SFS Cavalcade North America Best Paper Awards were announced at the Awards Reception on May 21. We are pleased to share the winners:

Cavalcade Best Paper in Corporate Finance
“The Capitalization of Consumer Financing into Durable Goods Prices”
Bronson Argyle, Taylor Nadauld, Christopher Palmer, and Ryan Pratt
Prize: $1000

Cavalcade Best Paper in Asset Pricing
“Contracting for Financial Execution”
Markus Baldauf, Christoph Frei, and Joshua Mollner
Prize: $1000

The Arthur Warga Award for Best Paper in Fixed Income
“Pledgeability and Asset Prices: Evidence from the Chinese Corporate Bond Markets”
Hui Chen, Zhuo Chen, Zhiguo He, Jinyu Liu, and Rengming Xie
Prize: $750

Congratulations to all our award winners!