RFS Editor Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh has won the Bernacer Prize! The Bernacer Prize is awarded annually to a European economist under 40. Stijn received the award for his research on the transmission of shocks in the housing market on the macro-economy and the prices of financial assets. Congratulations Stijn!
RFS Executive Editor Andrew Karolyi is highlighted in the Financial Times in a piece titled, “Norway’s oil fund warns on lack of stock market listings.” Read the piece online here.
A new installment of Andrew Karolyi’s Executive Editor blog is now available. This month’s feature, “Trust, But Verify…in Venture Capital,” examines “The Importance of Trust for Investment: Evidence from Venture Capital” by Laura Bottazzi, Marco Da Rin, and Thomas Hellmann. Visit the RFS Executive Editor Blog to read the post.
The RFS is pleased to announce the appointment of Wei Jiang as an editor of the Review, beginning January 1, 2017. Wei is Professor of Free and Competitive Enterprise as well as Vice Dean for Curriculum and Instruction at Columbia Business School. She previously served as an Associate Editor for the Review as well as the SFS Cavalcade Conference Chair in 2015. Please join us in welcoming Wei to her new role.
RFS Editor Robin Greenwood’s paper is featured in Reuters in a piece titled, “Fed should keep trillions in bonds to provide stability: paper.” Read the article online here.
A paper published in RFS issue 29(3), “The Fetal Origins Hypothesis in Finance: Prenatal Environment, the Gender Gap, and Investor Behavior,” by Henrik Cronqvist, Alessandro Previtero, Stephan Siegel, and Roderick E. White, was featured in Forbes in a piece titled, “Stunning Discovery: Prebirth Experiences May Influence Our Financial Decisions.” Read the article online here.
RFS Editor Itay Goldstein is quoted in the Financial Times in a piece titled, “US banks to dish out $96bn after 31 pass stress tests.” Read the article online here.
The RFS Team with Award Winner Amiyatosh Purnanandam
The RFS Team with Award Winners Hyunseob Kim and Wei Jiang
The RFS Team with Award Winner Justin Murfin
The RFS Team with Award Winner Pat Akey
The RFS Team
More photos from Cavalcade 2016 are now available online here!
A new installment of Andrew Karolyi’s Executive Editor blog is now available. This month’s feature, “Ownership and Corporate Financial Policy: Separating Causation from Correlation,” examines “The Effect of Institutional Ownership on Payout Policy: Evidence from Index Thresholds” by Alan Crane, James Weston, and Sébastien Michenaud. Visit the RFS Executive Editor Blog to read the post.
The Editor’s Choice article for July 2016 (issue 29/7) is “Loan Originations and Defaults in the Mortgage Crisis: The Role of the Middle Classs” by Manuel Adelino, Antoinette Schoar, and Felipe Severino. You can read the article free online here.