The RFS editorial team is saddened by the passing of former RFS Co-Editor Rick Green. We would like to share the sentiments expressed in the tribute that the SFS has written; the tribute may be viewed here. Rick served as an RFS Co-Editor from 1990-1994. He will be missed.
The Editor’s Choice article for November 2015 (issue 28/11) is “The Sovereign Wealth Fund Discount: Evidence from Public Equity Investments” by Bernardo Bortolotti, Veljko Fotak, and William L. Megginson. You can read the article free online here.
The Editor’s Choice article for October 2015 (issue 28/10) is “The Real Effects of Hedge Fund Activism: Productivity, Asset Allocation, and Labor Outcomes” by Alon Brav, Wei Jiang, and Hyunseob Kim. You can read the article free online here.
The program for the 2015 Wharton Conference on Liquidity and Financial Crises, which features a dual submission option with RFS, is now available online at http://whartonliquidity.org/about/registration/2015-program/
Registration is now open. If you want to participate, please register here: https://whartonfic.wufoo.com/forms/liquidity-and-financial-crisis-registration/ by September 22.
The Editor’s Choice article for September 2015 (issue 28/9) is “Financing Constraints and the Amplification of Aggregate Downturns” by here.. You can read the article free online
RFS Editor Itay Goldstein will be the keynote speaker at the fourth Oxford Financial Intermediation Theory Conference (OxFIT) on Wednesday, September 16, at the Saïd Business School, Oxford, United Kingdom. For more, visit the conference web site.
RFS Executive Editor Andrew Karolyi’s research is featured in a Reuters column titled, “SAFT ON WEALTH-The vanishing public company.” Read the article online here.
RFS Editor Robin Greenwood was interviewed for a piece in The Wall Street Journal titled, “Activist Investors Are Shaking Up Business Schools, Too.” Read the article online here.
RFS Editor Robin Greenwood’s research is referenced in BloombergView, in a piece titled, “Why Economists Have Trouble With Bubbles.” Read the article online here.
RFS Editor Stefan Nagel’s research is referenced in U.S. News & World Report, in a piece titled, “What’s the Future of Finance?” Read the article online here.