The Editor’s Choice article for 31(6) is “The Labor Market Effects of Credit Market Information” by Marieke Bos, Emily Breza, and Andres Liberman. You can read the article free online.
The Review of Financial Studies, Columbia University Department of Economics, and the Brevan Howard Centre for Financial Analysis at Imperial College Business School are organizing a Climate Finance conference on October 5 & 6, 2018 at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London. The conference funded by Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) will feature the completed papers from the RFS Climate Finance Call for Proposals and the proposals workshop at Columbia University in November 2017. See the January 2017 call here which includes a description of the themes and topics. There will be space at the October 2018 conference for completed papers on the final program that were not among the original proposals. The sponsoring editors and the Scientific Review committee will decide which of the submissions will qualify for the program.
The deadline for submission is June 30, 2018 and decisions will be made by July 31, 2018. There is no submission fee. Submissions should be sent to the RFS Conference on Climate Finance email address using the subject line “RFS Conference on Climate Finance Submission.” We will send you an email to confirm receipt of your submission; if you do not receive confirmation with 72 hours, we have not received your submission.
The RFS Climate Finance conference is also grateful for the support of the Society for Financial Studies, The Prince of Wales’s Accounting for Sustainability Project, University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.
The 2019 Conference on “New Frontiers in Banking: from Corporate Governance to Risk Management” will feature a dual submission option with RFS. The RFS sponsoring editor is Francesca Cornelli. The deadline for paper submissions is September 16, 2018. The conference will take place March 28‐30, 2019, at Bocconi University in Milan. The Call for Papers may be viewed here.
Together with the Fama-Miller Center at Chicago Booth and EDHEC, RFS will co-host a conference on “New Methods for the Cross Section of Returns.” The conference will feature a dual submission option with RFS. The RFS sponsoring editors are Stijn van Nieuwerburgh and Andrew Karolyi. The deadline for papers is June 15, 2018. The conference will take place September 27-28, 2018, at the Gleacher Center of the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago. The Call for Papers may be viewed here. The keynote speaker, John Cochrane, has blogged about the conference here.
The Editor’s Choice article for 31(5) is “Managing the Family Firm: Evidence from CEOs at Work” by Oriana Bandiera, Renata Lemos, Andrea Prat, and Raffaella Sadun. You can read the article free online.
A paper published in RFS issue 31(1), “Does a CEO’s Cultural Heritage Affect Performance under Competitive Pressure?” by Duc Duy Nguyen, Jens Hagendorff, and Arman Eshraghi, was featured in Forbes in a piece titled, “New Study Links A CEO’s Cultural Heritage With Corporate Performance.” Read the article online here.