RFS Editor Manju Puri will be the keynote speaker at the Showcasing Women in Finance – EU conference on November 22 at the University of Luxembourg. The conference highlights female role models in finance and is organized by AFFECT and the faculty of Law, Economics, and Finance at the University of Luxembourg.
The SFS is happy to announce that the Associate Chair for SFS Cavalcade North America 2020 will be Andrea Eisfeldt (UCLA). Professor Eisfeldt joins Chair Monika Piazzesi (Stanford University) and Vice Chair Ulrike Malmendier (UC Berkeley).
The paper submission period will open November 8 on the conference web site.
The Society for Financial Studies is pleased to announce that the host of SFS Cavalcade North America 2021 will be the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. The conference will be held May 24-27, 2021. Congratulations to the University of Texas at Austin on their winning bid!
The Editor’s Choice article for 32(11) is “The Value of Offshore Secrets: Evidence from the Panama Papers” by James O’Donovan, Hannes F. Wagner, and Stefan Zeume. You can read the paper free online.
Oxford University Press’s new virtual issue on economic history features two RFS papers:
“Stock Volatility and the Great Depression” by Gustavo S. Cortes and Marc D. Weidenmier
“The History of the Cross-Section of Stock Returns” by Juhani T. Linnainmaa and Michael R. Roberts
The virtual issue is free to read until the end of December.
The Editor’s Choice article for 32(10) is “Life below Zero: Bank Lending under Negative Policy Rates” by Florian Heider, Farzad Saidi, and Glenn Schepens. You can read the paper free online.
The Call for Papers for the 2020 GSU-RFS FinTech Conference is now available. The conference, which features a dual submission option with RFS, will take place February 28-29, 2020, at the Buckhead Center of Georgia State University in Atlanta. The RFS sponsoring editors are Itay Goldstein and Manju Puri. The submission deadline is November 1, 2019.
We are pleased to welcome Scott Guernsey to the Advisory Editor team. Our advisory editors perform important tasks for new submissions, including the crucial task of recommending reviewers.
We are thankful to Dawoon Kim, who completed his role as an advisory editor on August 15. We wish him the best of luck in his next endeavor.