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 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.
The Editor’s Choice article for 31(4) is “Corporate Tax Havens and Transparency” by Morten Bennedsen and Stefan Zeume. You can read the article free online.
The program for SFS Cavalcade North America 2018 is now available on the conference web site.
You may register for SFS Cavalcade North America 2018 on the conference web site. The conference will take place May 21-24, at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. Early registration will be $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 Yale University faculty members.
The Editor’s Choice article for 31(3) is “Illiquidity Premia in the Equity Options Market” by Peter Christoffersen, Ruslan Goyenko, Kris Jacobs, and Mehdi Karoui. You can read the article free online.