Program and Registration for Cavalcade North America 2020

The program and registration for SFS Cavalcade North America 2020 are now available on the conference web site. The Cavalcade will take place May 25-28 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Register by April 15 to pay the discounted registration fee of $175 for members or $225 for nonmembers. The registration fee is waived for doctoral students (from any university) and UNC faculty members.

Decisions for SFS Cavalcade North America 2020

The decisions for SFS Cavalcade North America 2020 have been sent. If you did not receive your decision, please contact us. If you selected dual submission with RAPS or RCFS, you will receive a separate decision email from the journal in the next few weeks.

The program, registration, and hotel information will be posted on the Cavalcade web site in March. We received 1231 submissions. The final program was highly selective, with an 11% acceptance rate. Congratulations to the authors selected for presentation at the conference!

Special Issue: Climate Finance

Issue 33(3) of RFS is a special issue, edited by Harrison Hong, G. Andrew Karolyi, and José A. Scheinkman. This special issue is the result of a 2017-8 initiative by the RFS editorial team to develop research proposals on Climate Finance. The editorial is free to read online. The Editor’s Choice paper is “Pricing Uncertainty Induced by Climate Change” by Michael Barnett, William Brock, and Lars Peter Hansen.

Editorial Team Changes

RFS extends our gratitude to retiring editor Wei Jiang, who is completing her term at the end of the month. Wei has been an editor with RFS since 2017 and previously served as an associate editor.

We are pleased to announce that Tarun Ramadorai will be joining RFS as an editor. Tarun is a professor of financial economics at Imperial College London, a research fellow of CEPR, a senior academic fellow of ABFER, and a nonresident senior fellow at NCAER. He previously served as an associate editor of RFS. His first day will be March 1.