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New RAPS Issue 14(1)

The March issue of RAPS has published! The Editor’s Choice paper is: “Investor Demand for Leverage: Evidence from Equity Closed-End Funds” by Robert Dam, Shaun William Davies, and S. Katie Moon

IRMC 2024 Conference

The Call for Papers for the IRMC 2024 Conference is now available. The conference, which features optional dual submission to RAPS, will take place June 24-25, 2024, in Milan. The submission deadline is April 12, 2024.

RAPS Forthcoming Paper

“Predicting the Equity Premium with Combination Forecasts: A Reappraisal” by Sebastian Denk and Gunter Löffler

SFS Cavalcade 2026 Host

We are pleased to announce that the host for SFS Cavalcade North America 2026 will be the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia. Darden hosted the second Cavalcade back in 2012, and we look forward to returning! For more on upcoming Cavalcades, visit SFS Cavalcade North America.

RAPS Forthcoming Paper

“Contingent Claims and Hedging of Credit Risk with Equity Options” by Davide Avino and Enrique Salvador

RAPS Forthcoming Papers

“An Empirical Assessment of Characteristics and Optimal Portfolios” by Christopher G. Lamoureux and Huacheng Zhang “Equity Return Predictability with the ICAPM” by Michael Hasler and Charles Martineau

RAPS Forthcoming Paper

“Estimating Probability Weighting Functions through Option Pricing Bounds” by Tzu-Ying Chen, Yo-Lan Lin, and Larry Y. Tzeng