Virtual Issue: Debt

In honor of Financial Literacy Month, the SFS presents a Virtual Issue on Debt. This Virtual Issue includes papers from RAPS, RCFS, and RFS, published between 2014-2019, on topics such as the mortgage crisis, student aid, and payday loans, among others. The issue is free to read online now.

Editors Joining the RFS Team

RFS is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Editors: Holger Mueller and Manju Puri.

Holger Mueller is the Nomura Professor of Finance at New York University Stern School of Business, a research associate at The National Bureau of Economic Research, a research associate at the European Corporate Governance Institute, and a research fellow at The Center for Economic and Policy Research. Holger will join the RFS team on May 1.

Manju Puri is the J. B. Fuqua Professor at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, serves as the Director of the Center for Financial Research at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and is on the Advisory Board of the Center of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Manju will begin her term on August 1.

Please join us in welcoming Holger and Manju.

 

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.