Cavalcade Keynotes

Don’t miss the keynote speeches at next week’s virtual Cavalcade:

Tuesday May 26, 3:45pm RAPS Keynote by Campbell Harvey (Duke), “Tortured Data”

Wednesday May 27, 12pm Cavalcade Keynote by Antoinette Schoar (MIT), “Consumer Financial Protection as Whack-a-mole”

Wednesday May 273:45pm RCFS Keynote: Thomas Philippon (NYU), “Efficient Programs to Support Businesses during Crises”

Thursday May 28, 12pm Keynote by Amir Yaron (Bank of Israel, University of Pennsylvania)

All times are in EDT.

Academic Audios

The Review of Financial Studies is now featured on Academic Audios, which produces narrated audios of research papers, including the abstract, introduction, and conclusion. As described on their website, this allows “you to learn the motivation for the paper, its background, the issue or question being addressed, and the results,” all in an audio format.

Gregor Matvos Joining the RFS Team

We are pleased to announce that Gregor Matvos will be joining RFS as an editor. Gregor is a Howard Berolzheimer Chair in Finance at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Research Associate in the Corporate Finance group at NBER. His first day will be July 1.

 

Webinar: An Evaluation of the Fed-Treasury Credit Programs

On Monday, May 11 at 12:30 PM EST, Jeremy Stein will join a webinar, co-hosted by the Princeton Bendheim Center for Finance and the Society for Financial Studies, on the COVID-19 credit programs recently implemented by the Federal Reserve and the U.S. Treasury. Stein is a Professor of Economics at Harvard University and a former Governor of the Federal Reserve.

The event will begin with a brief discussion by Markus Brunnermeier, Director of the Princeton Bendheim Center for Finance. Stein will then present. Both Brunnermeier and Stein will take questions from the audience throughout the event.

Preregistration is required.

Registration is Open for Virtual Cavalcade

Registration for the virtual SFS Cavalcade North America 2020 conference is now open on the Cavalcade web site. Registration is free. Please make sure to register using your academic email address. The conference will take place May 25-28, 2020, hosted by the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. Register by May 20.

Editor Renewal

RFS is pleased to announce that Lauren Cohen has been appointed for a second term as an editor. We thank Lauren for his continued service.

SFS Cavalcade North America 2020 to be Held Virtually

We are excited to announce that SFS Cavalcade North America 2020 will take place on Zoom this May. The Kelley School of Business at Indiana University has offered to be our virtual host. We are looking forward to hosting the Cavalcade online. Details for online registration will be posted on the Cavalcade web site as soon as they’re available. 

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Collection

Oxford University Press presents the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Collection, featuring the following papers from RFS:

Destructive Creation at Work: How Financial Distress Spurs Entrepreneurship by Tania Babina

The Political Economy of Financial Innovation: Evidence from Local Governments by Christophe Pérignon and Boris Vallée

How Valuable Is FinTech Innovation? by Mark A. Chen, Qinxi Wu, and Baozhong Yang

Intellectual Property Rights Protection, Ownership, and Innovation: Evidence from China by Lily H. Fang, Josh Lerner, and Chaopeng Wu

The featured papers are free to read through the end of June on Oxford University Press’s web site.