August 29, 2014: RFS Executive Editor at Luxembourg Asset Management Summit
RFS Executive Editor Andrew Karolyi will be the keynote speaker at the 3rd Luxembourg Asset Management Summit, November 16-18, 2014. For more, click here.
August 28, 2014: Executive Editor Blog: Finance’s Other Bosses?
Executive Editor Andrew Karolyi has begun a new series of editorials about forthcoming or recent RFS papers. His first editorial, “Finance’s Other Bosses?”, examines “The Labor Market for Bankers and Regulators” by Vincent Glode and Philip Bond. To view the post, visit the RFS Executive Editor Blog here.
August 27, 2014: Editor’s Choice: September
The Editor’s Choice article for September 2014 (issue 27/9) is “The Labor Market for Bankers and Regulators” by Philip Bond and Vincent Glode. You can read the article free online here.
August 26, 2014: RFS Editors to Deliver Keynote Speeches at Australasian Finance and Banking Conference
RFS Executive Editor Andrew Karolyi, Editor Geert Bekaert, and Associate Editor John Griffin will be keynote speakers at the 27th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference in Sydney on December 15, 2014. For more, click here.
July 8, 2014: RFS Top-Ranked Journals by Google Scholar
Google released its 2014 Scholar Metrics, which provide citation information based on the h5-index. RFS received the top ranking with an h5-index of 116, which means that out of all articles published from 2009-2013, there were 116 RFS articles that obtained at least 116 Google Scholar citations. You can view the complete list at Google Scholar Finance.
July 1, 2014: Farewell, and Bon Voyage!
Letter from Executive Editor David Hirshleifer
Having completed my term as Executive Editor of the Review of Financial Studies, I’m glancing up and taking a deep breath, but trying not to break the rhythm of the sprint until things really start winding down. Still, I want to take a moment to thank those who have served the profession so generously by contributing to the RFS. Continues here.
June 30, 2014: 5th Miami Behavioral Finance Conference
The 5th Miami Behavioral Finance Conference will feature a dual submission option with RFS. The RFS sponsoring editors are Robin Greenwood and Stefan Nagel. The paper submission deadline is August 31, 2014. The conference will take place December 14-16, 2014, and will feature Matthew Rabin (UC-Berkeley) as keynote speaker.
June 3, 2014: Converting the Archive to HTML with MathJax
The SFS Council voted to pay Oxford University Press to convert the entire archive of RFS, RAPS, and RCFS articles into state-of-the-art full text HTML files including equations rendered using the Java-based “MathJax” web standard. The new file format will allow equations (and the rest of the article) to scale from 4-inch screens to 30-inch screens, which will facilitate their use on smartphones, tablets, etc.
May 30, 2014: Award Winners
The following awards were announced at the 2014 Cavalcade:
Michael J. Brennan Best Paper, sponsored by Research Affiliates
“Managers with and without Style: Evidence Using Exogenous Variation”
Charles J. Hadlock, Joshua R. Pierce, and C. Edward Fee
Michael J. Brennan Best Paper Runner Up, sponsored by Research Affiliates
“Short Selling and the Price Discovery Process”
Juan (Julie) Wu and Ekkehart Boehmer
RFS Rising Scholar Award, sponsored by Research Affiliates
“The Growth and Limits of Arbitrage: Evidence from Short Interest”
Samuel G. Hanson and Adi Sunderam
RFS Referee of the Year, sponsored by Cornerstone Research
RFS Distinguished Referee Awards, sponsored by Cornerstone Research
May 29, 2014: Upcoming Changes
The RFS announces the appointment of our new Associate Editors, who will begin their terms on July 1: Joao Cocco, Robert Dittmar, Thierry Foucault, Ron Kaniel, Ralph Koijen, Hanno Lustig, Richard Sias, and Toni Whited.
We thank the outgoing Associate Editors: Ekkehart Boehmer, Bruce Carlin, Craig Doidge, Alex Edmans, Darren Kisgen, and Philip Strahan.