The 2018 Conference on “New Frontiers in Banking Research: 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 November 6, 2017. The conference will take place March 15-17, 2018, at Sapienza University in Rome. The Call for Papers may be viewed here.
We are pleased to welcome Dawoon Kim to the journal’s post-doctoral position. This role, known as the Advisory Editor, is responsible for the important task of recommending referees to the Editors.
With submissions increasing year after year, it was necessary to expand the Advisory team to ensure we can continue processing your submissions in an efficient manner. Dawoon joins our current Advisory Editor, Jan Sokolowsky, who does an outstanding job in the role.
The Editor’s Choice article for 30(10) is “Mortgages and Monetary Policy” by Carlos Garriga, Finn E. Kydland, and Roman Šustek. You can read the article free online.
The Editor’s Choice article for 30(9) is “Returns to Hedge Fund Activism: An International Study” by Marco Becht, Julian Franks, Jeremy Grant, and Hannes F. Wagner. You can read the article free online.
The part-time RFS advisory editor position has been filled.
A part-time RFS advisory editor position is available for the next academic year. The position will begin on September 1 (or sooner if preferred). Job responsibilities include recommending referees and ensuring that all submission guidelines are met. For more information, see Part-time RFS Advisory Editor Position.
We’ve received a few emails asking how to indicate that your submission is a proposal for Climate Finance 2017. The place to indicate “Climate Finance” is in Step 6 in the submission system.
In Step 2, under “Specify Type of Submission,” select “New submission.” Under “Category of submission,” select “Regular.” In Step 6, select the payment waiver “Climate Finance Proposals.” This will indicate to us that your submission is a proposal for Climate Finance 2017.
If you have a question, contact the RFS Managing Editor.
Deadline to submit is July 30, 2017.
RFS Editor Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh is quoted in the NY Times in a piece titled, “When the (Empty) Apartment Next Door Is Owned by an Oligarch.” Read the article online here.
The Editor’s Choice article for 30(8) is “Pension Fund Asset Allocation and Liability Discount Rates” by Aleksandar Andonov, Rob M.M.J. Bauer, and K.J. Martijn Cremers. You can read the article free online.