The bidding period to host SFS Cavalcade North America 2019 begins today. Bids must be received by October 1, 2017. For details, please see the Invitation to Bid and visit SFS Cavalcade North America 2019.
The SFS is thankful to Matt Spiegel, who is concluding his term as President today. Matt has been SFS President since 2014. His history with the SFS and its journals is extensive. Matt served as SFS Vice President from 2011-2014 and as the Executive Editor of the Review of Financial Studies from 2005-2011. He is responsible for founding the SFS Cavalcade conference, which just hosted its seventh conference and is expanding this year to include an Asia-Pacific edition.
Matt’s work with the SFS and its journals will have a lasting effect on the profession. The Society for Financial Studies sincerely thanks Matt for his dedicated service.
We are pleased to announce that the Associate Chair for SFS Cavalcade North America 2018 will be Monika Piazzesi (Stanford University). Professor Piazzesi will join Chair Amir Yaron (University of Pennsylvania) and Vice Chair Antoinette Schoar (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).
The 2016 Impact Factors have been released and we are pleased to report that RFS’s Impact Factor increased to 3.689.
The SFS Cavalcade Asia-Pacific 2017 submission period is now open. To submit, please visit Cavalcade Asia-Pacific 2017. The deadline for submissions is July 20, 2017. Click here to view the Call for Papers.
Dual Submission: The Cavalcade features dual submission with The Review of Asset Pricing Studies and The Review of Corporate Finance Studies.
Reminder for doctoral students: For papers in which ALL co-authors are doctoral students, the submission fee is waived.
The winners of the Cavalcade Best Paper Awards were announced at the Awards Reception at SFS Cavalcade North America. We are pleased to now share the winners:
Cavalcade Best Paper in Corporate Finance
“Import Competition and Household Debt”
Jean-Noel Barrot, Erik Loualiche, Matthew Plosser, Julien Sauvagnat
Cavalcade Best Paper in Asset Pricing
“Risk Preferences and The Macro Announcement Premium”
Hengjie Ai and Ravi Bandal
The Arthur Warga Award for Best Paper in Fixed Income
“ETF Arbitrage under Liquidity Mismatch”
by Kevin Pan and Yao Zeng
Congratulations to all our award winners!
SFS President Matt Spiegel’s term is ending on June 30. Current SFS Vice President Laura Starks will be the new President. Josef Zechner will be the new Vice President.
In addition, the SFS welcomes the following new Councilors: Renee Adams, Allaudeen Hameed, Tarun Ramadorai, and Karin Thorburn.
We thank our retiring Councilors: Alex Butler and Amy Dittmar.
All changes are effective July 1, 2017.
The 2017 Society for Financial Studies Annual Meeting will take place at the 2017 Finance Cavalcade at Vanderbilt University on Wednesday, May 17, 2017.