Part-time RFS Advisory Editor Position

A part-time RFS advisory editor position is available for the next academic year, beginning on August 16.  We’re looking for an advanced finance or economics Ph.D. student or a recent post-doc to provide editorial support in the review process.  The position requires about 10 hours per week and a minimum commitment of one year; extension for another year is possible.  Salary is competitive. The application deadline is May 1, 2019, but the position will only remain open until filled.  To apply, please submit a cover letter, graduate course work, any working papers, and three letters of recommendation to Jan Sokolowsky.

Registration is Now Open for SFS Cavalcade North America 2019

You may register for SFS Cavalcade North America 2019 on the conference web site. The Cavalcade will take place May 20-23 at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Early registration is $100 for members and $140 for nonmembers. Beginning April 8, the registration rate will increase to $125 for members and $165 for nonmembers. The registration fee is waived for doctoral students (from any university) and Carnegie Mellon faculty members.

2019 University of Oklahoma Energy and Commodities Finance Research Conference

The 2019 University of Oklahoma Energy and Commodities Finance Research Conference will feature a dual submission option with RFS. The RFS sponsoring editor is Philip Strahan. The deadline for submissions is May 15, 2019. The conference will take place September 19-20, 2019, on the OU campus in Norman, Oklahoma. The Call for Papers may be viewed here.

2019 Georgia State FinTech Conference

The 2019 Georgia State FinTech Conference took place February 8-9. Pictured are Program Chair Baozhong Yang (Georgia State University), RFS Sponsoring Editor Wei Jiang (Columbia University), and former RFS Executive Editor Andrew Karolyi (Cornell University), who was the Keynote Speaker at the event.

Former RFS Executive Editor Andrew Karolyi delivering the Keynote Speech at the 2019 Georgia State FinTech Conference.

For more information about the event, please visit the conference web site.

Francesca Cornelli to be Dean of Kellogg School of Management

Congratulations are in order! RFS Editor Francesca Cornelli has been chosen as the new dean of Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management. With her new role starting this summer, Francesca will be stepping down from her RFS editor role as of May 1. She will continue to handle submissions in process but will stop taking on new submissions at that time. We thank Francesca for her nearly five years of service to RFS and we wish her all the best in her new role.