We are pleased to share that the RFS impact factor has risen to 4.975 for 2018. This is an increase from 4.270 in 2017.
RFS’s ranking in ISI’s Business Finance category has also risen. RFS is now ranked #2, which is an increase from #4 in 2017.
The winners of the RFS Awards were announced at the Awards Reception at SFS Cavalcade North America on May 21. We are pleased to share the winners:
Michael J. Brennan Best Paper Award
“The Labor Market Effects of Credit Market Information”
Marieke Bos, Emily Breza, and Andres Liberman
Michael J. Brennan Best Paper Runner Up and Rising Scholar Award
“Does Algorithmic Trading Reduce Information Acquisition?”
Brian M. Weller
Prize: $5000 for each award
Referee of the Year
Congratulations to all our award winners!
RFS extends our gratitude to retiring Editor Dave Denis, who is completing his term at the end of the month. Dave has been an Editor with RFS since 2013 and previously served as an Associate Editor.
RFS is pleased to welcome the following Associate Editors: Manuel Adelino, Carola Frydman, Stefano Giglio, Xavier Giroud, Camelia Kuhnen, Dimitris Papanikolaou, and Anna Pavlova.
We thank our retiring Associate Editors: Bo Becker, Benjamin Keys, Tarun Ramadorai, Philipp Schnabl, Heather Tookes, Adrien Verdelhan, Jessica Wachter, and Motohiro Yogo.
The Editor’s Choice article for 32(7) is “Shock Propagation and Banking Structure” by Mariassunta Giannetti and Farzad Saidi. You can read the article free online.
The Editor’s Choice article for 32(6) is “Low Interest Rates and Risk-Taking: Evidence from Individual Investment Decisions” by Chen Lian, Yueran Ma, and Carmen Wang. You can read the article free online.
The SFS Cavalcade Asia-Pacific 2019 submission period is now open. To submit, please visit SFS Cavalcade Asia-Pacific 2019. The deadline for submission is June 15, 2019.
Dual Submission: The Cavalcade features dual submission with the Review of Asset Pricing Studies and the Review of Corporate Finance Studies. Details are available at SFS Cavalcade Asia-Pacific 2019.
Reminder for doctoral students: For papers in which ALL co-authors are doctoral students, the submission fee is waived.
The Review of Financial Studies is launching a Twitter account. Follow us @RevOfFinStudies.
The OUP blog features a post by Oscar Stolper and Andreas Walter based on their paper, “Birds of a Feather: The Impact of Homophily on the Propensity to Follow Financial Advice,” from the February 2019 issue of RFS. To accompany the post, we’ve made the paper free to read online! Check out the blog post here and read the paper here.