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Review of Financial Studies

The Review of Financial Studies aims to publish research of the highest quality in the field of financial economics, broadly defined. RFS will review papers on the basis of their original contribution to the field of financial economics.


Itay Goldstein: University of Pennsylvania (Executive Editor)
Gregor Matvos: Northwestern University
Holger Mueller: New York University
Anna Pavlova: London Business School
Manju Puri: Duke University
Tarun Ramadorai: Imperial College London
Clemens Sialm: The University of Texas at Austin

News from RFS:

  • RFS Forthcoming Papers

    “Conflicts of Interest in Municipal Bond Advising and Underwriting” by Daniel G. Garrett

    “The Labor Market Effects of Loan Guarantee Programs” by Jean-Noel Barrot, Thorsten Martin, Julien Sauvagnat, and Boris Vallee

  • Deadline Approaching: SFS Cavalcade North America

    The deadline to submit to SFS Cavalcade North America 2024 is approaching! To submit, please visit SFS Cavalcade North America. The deadline for submissions is December 11, 2023.

    Dual Submission: The Cavalcade features optional dual submission with the Review of Asset Pricing Studies and the Review of Corporate Finance Studies.

    New this year: PhD grants

    We especially encourage PhD students to submit to the conference. The SFS will provide up to 8 travel grants to PhD student authors. To qualify, all authors of a paper must be PhD students at the time of the conference. A grant of $1000 will be awarded to the presenting author of each paper who travels from North America, or $2000 from overseas. To be selected for a grant, you must submit your paper as a Student Submission. Do not select this option if you have coauthors who are not PhD students.

  • RFS Forthcoming Papers

    “Size Discount and Size Penalty: Trading Costs in Bond Markets” by Gabor Pinter, Chaojun Wang, and Junyuan Zou

    “Digital Payments and Consumption: Evidence from the 2016 Demonetization in India” by Sumit Agarwal, Pulak Ghosh, Jing Li, and Tianyue Ruan

    “The Savings of Corporate Giants” by Olivier Darmouni and Lira Mota

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Conference Announcements

  • Call for Papers: NBER-RFS Big Data and Securities Markets

    The Call for Papers for Big Data and Securities Markets is now available. The conference, which features a dual submission option with RFS, will take place December 1, 2023, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The RFS sponsoring editor is Itay Goldstein. The submission deadline is September 7, 2023, 11:59 pm EDT.

  • Vienna Festival of Finance Theory 2023

    When: 21-23 August 2023
    Where: Vienna (Austria), CEU Campus
    Submission deadline: 26 March 2023
    Acceptance Decisions: Early May 2023

    Click here for full conference details.