The Editor’s Choice paper for 34(10) is “Fintech Borrowers: Lax Screening or Cream-Skimming?” by Marco Di Maggio and Vincent Yao. You can read the paper free online.
The Call for Papers for the ECGI Corporations and COVID-19 conference is now available. The conference, which features a dual submission option with RCFS and RFS, will take place June 2, 2022. The RCFS sponsoring editor is Andrew Ellul and the RFS sponsoring editors are Itay Goldstein and Holger Mueller. The submission deadline is October 29, 2021. For more details, please see the ECGI website.
RFS Editor Manju Puri will be giving the keynote address at the conference on “Credit Risk over the Business Cycle,” jointly organized by the Deutsche Bundesbank, Center for Financial Frictions (FRIC), and the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). The conference will be held virtually from September 27-28, 2021, with Professor Puri’s speech on September 28. For additional information, please visit the conference website.
The Call for Papers for the 2022 GSU-RFS FinTech Conference is now available. The conference, which features a dual submission option with RFS, will take place February 18-19, 2022. The RFS sponsoring editors are Itay Goldstein and Manju Puri. The submission deadline is October 25, 2021. For more details, please see the conference website.
An SFS Advisory Editor position is available for the next academic year; the start date is flexible. The position is a particularly good fit for finance/economics post-docs or late-stage PhD students. The primary task is to provide editorial support in the review process and requires about 10 hours per week with a minimum commitment for one year (or preferably for two years). The position allows working closely with the RFS/RAPS/RCFS editors and for ample time to continue work on one’s own research. Salary is competitive. The position will 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.
The Call for Papers for the 2022 (Fourth) University of Oklahoma Energy and Climate Finance Research Conference is now available. The conference, which features a dual submission option with RFS, will take place April 22-23, 2022. The RFS sponsoring editor is Stefano Giglio. The submission deadline is November 30, 2021. For more details, please see the conference website.
The Editor’s Choice paper for 34(9) is “The Economics of the Fed Put” by Anna Cieslak and Annette Vissing-Jorgensen. You can read the paper free online.
Now available: Special Issue: Real and Private Value Assets
Introduction “Real and Private-Value Assets” by William N. Goetzmann, Christophe Spaenjers, and Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh
Editor’s Choice: “Climate Change and Long-Run Discount Rates: Evidence from Real Estate” by Stefano Giglio, Matteo Maggiori, Krishna Rao, Johannes Stroebel, and Andreas Weber
We are pleased to share that the RFS impact factor for 2019 has risen to 5.838 and the 5-year Impact Factor has risen to 9.358 (Clarivate, 2020). These results continue to be among the top ones in the field. OUP has granted temporary free access to some of RFS’s most cited papers.