The Society of Financial Studies would like to thank our Executive Editors that have recently retired or are retiring at the end of June: Wayne Ferson (retired from RAPS effective January 1, 2018), Paolo Fulghieri (retiring from RCFS effective July 1, 2018), and Andrew Karolyi (retiring from RFS effective July 1, 2018). A more formal thank you to each of these Executive Editors is posted on the journal webpages at RAPS, RCFS, and RFS.
RAPS Executive Editor Wayne Ferson
RCFS Executive Editor Paolo Fulghieri
RFS Executive Editor Andrew Karolyi
We are pleased to announce that the journals will continue to be led by accomplished finance researchers:
Jeffrey Pontiff took over as Executive Editor of RAPS on January 1, 2018.
Andrew Ellul will become Executive Editor of RCFS on July 1, 2018.
Itay Goldstein will become Executive Editor of RFS on July 1, 2018.
Heitor Almeida’s keynote speech, Is It Time To Get Rid of Earnings‐per‐Share (EPS)?, presented at Cavalcade North America 2018, is now available on our web site.
SFS Council Chair Adlai Fisher’s term is ending on June 30. We thank him for his service to the Society. Raman Uppal will be the new Council Chair.
Council Member Renee Adams has been renewed for a three-year term.
All changes are effective July 1, 2018.
The winners of the SFS Cavalcade North America Best Paper Awards were announced at the Awards Reception on May 23 at SFS Cavalcade North America. We are pleased to share the winners:
Cavalcade Best Paper in Corporate Finance
“For Richer, For Poorer: Banker’s Skin-in-the-game and Risk Taking in New England, 1867-1880”
Peter Koudijs and Laura Salisbury
Cavalcade Best Paper in Asset Pricing
“What do fund flows reveal about asset pricing models and investor sophistication?”
Narasimhan Jegadeesh and Chandra Sekhar Mangipudi
The Arthur Warga Award for Best Paper in Fixed Income
“Sovereign credit risk and exchange rates: Evidence from CDS quanto spreads”
Patrick Augustin, Mikhail Chernov, and Dongho Song
Congratulations to all our award winners!
SFS Cavalcade North America is this week at Yale from May 21-24. View our program online.
SFS Cavalcade North America begins next Monday, May 21, with a reception at 6pm at the Peabody Museum. Have you registered yet? Register online at Cavalcade NA 2018.
Today is the last day to register at the discounted rate for SFS Cavalcade North America 2018. Early registration will be $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 Yale University faculty members.
The program for SFS Cavalcade North America 2018 is now available on the conference web site.
You may register for SFS Cavalcade North America 2018 on the conference web site. The conference will take place May 21-24, at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. Early registration will be $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 Yale University faculty members.