18th Annual Texas Finance Festival

The 18th Annual Texas Finance Festival will feature a dual submission option with RFS. The RFS sponsoring editor is Itay Goldstein. The deadline for paper submission is January 15, 2016. The conference will take place April 28-30, 2016. The Call for Papers may be viewed here.

New Editor Appointment

The RFS is pleased to announce the appointment of Stijn van Nieuwerburgh as an editor of the Review, beginning January 1, 2016. Stijn is Professor of Finance, Yamaichi Faculty Fellow, and Director of the Stern Center for Real Estate Finance Research at the Stern School of Business at NYU. Please join us in welcoming Stijn to his new role.

Upcoming Editor Change

The RFS would like to thank Professor Leonid Kogan, whose term as editor of the Review is ending December 31, 2015. We wish Leonid all the best with his new endeavors.

In Memoriam: Rick Green

The RFS editorial team is saddened by the passing of former RFS Co-Editor Rick Green. We would like to share the sentiments expressed in the tribute that the SFS has written; the tribute may be viewed here. Rick served as an RFS Co-Editor from 1990-1994. He will be missed.

Editor’s Choice: November

The Editor’s Choice article for November 2015 (issue 28/11) is “The Sovereign Wealth Fund Discount: Evidence from Public Equity Investments” by Bernardo Bortolotti, Veljko Fotak, and William L. Megginson. You can read the article free online here.

Editor’s Choice: October

The Editor’s Choice article for October 2015 (issue 28/10) is “The Real Effects of Hedge Fund Activism: Productivity, Asset Allocation, and Labor Outcomes” by Alon Brav, Wei Jiang, and Hyunseob Kim. You can read the article free online here.

2015 Wharton Conference on Liquidity and Financial Crises: Program & Registration

The program for the 2015 Wharton Conference on Liquidity and Financial Crises, which features a dual submission option with RFS, is now available online at http://whartonliquidity.org/about/registration/2015-program/

Registration is now open. If you want to participate, please register here: https://whartonfic.wufoo.com/forms/liquidity-and-financial-crisis-registration/ by September 22.