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2011 News Archive

July 18, 2011:

The 2012 SFS Finance Cavalcade Call For Papers
Submission Deadline September 15, 2011
Submissions Accepted Starting August 1.

June 30, 2011:

Photos from the 2011 SFS Finance Cavalcade are now available here.

June 16, 2011:

A Call for Bids for the 2013 SFS Finance Cavalcade

Bids should be sent by September 1, 2011.

The Society for Financial Studies is seeking bids to cohost the 2013 Finance Cavalcade. This conference is a joint project of the Review of Financial Studies, the Review of Corporate Finance Studies, and the Review of Asset Pricing Studies.

The SFS Finance Cavalcade is a five day conference covering all areas of finance. This year’s format featured an hour per paper and two parallel sessions. Our goal is to provide a setting that produces the kind of in-depth participation of a smaller conference while accommodating the variety of papers of a larger one. We currently expect the 2013 Cavalcade to take place in the late spring or early summer.

At a minimum, bids must include information about
•  Available classroom facilities
•  Available hotel facilities
•  Ability to sponsor some or all meals, including breakfasts, lunches and dinners
•  Ability to sponsor printing and other participant handouts
•  Local logistical support

If you are interested in either submitting a proposal or obtaining additional information contact Wayne Ferson, Paolo Fulghieri, or David Hirshleifer.

May 20, 2011:

The Society for Financial Studies Annual Meeting will take place on June 21 at 5pm at the La Fonda on the Plaza hotel (100 E. San Francisco St.) at the Western Finance Association meetings in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  At the meeting, the membership will vote on two issues.  First, there will be an election of officers for the SFS.  The nominating committee has proposed Kenneth Singleton for President and Matthew Spiegel for Vice President.  Second, there will be an election of editors for the Review of Financial Studies.  David Hirshleifer has been nominated for Executive Editor. This notice is in accordance with our by-laws which require notification to our membership of upcoming votes.

January 25, 2011:

The 2011 SFS Finance Cavalcade will be held on May 23-27, 2011 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Register by May 9 to receive the early registration fee of $60.