We are excited to share the program for the upcoming Climate Finance Workshop, which will take place November 30, 2017 at Columbia University. This workshop is part of a two-stage editorial process designed to encourage researchers to engage in innovative research on the emerging topic of Climate Finance.
At this workshop, authors will present their accepted proposals to peer authors and other invited experts for feedback. To register to attend the workshop, please view the details on the Columbia web site at http://econ.columbia.edu/climate-finance-workshop.
The Editor’s Choice article for 30(11) is “Credit-Induced Boom and Bust” by Marco Di Maggio and Amir Kermani. You can read the article free online.
The 2018 Conference on “New Frontiers in Banking Research: from Corporate Governance to Risk Management” will feature a dual submission option with RFS. The RFS sponsoring editor is Francesca Cornelli. The deadline for paper submissions is November 6, 2017. The conference will take place March 15-17, 2018, at Sapienza University in Rome. The Call for Papers may be viewed here.
We are pleased to welcome Dawoon Kim to the journal’s post-doctoral position. This role, known as the Advisory Editor, is responsible for the important task of recommending referees to the Editors.
With submissions increasing year after year, it was necessary to expand the Advisory team to ensure we can continue processing your submissions in an efficient manner. Dawoon joins our current Advisory Editor, Jan Sokolowsky, who does an outstanding job in the role.
October 1 is the last day to send your bid for SFS Cavalcade North America 2019. For details, please see the Invitation to Bid and visit SFS Cavalcade North America 2019.
The Editor’s Choice article for 30(10) is “Mortgages and Monetary Policy” by Carlos Garriga, Finn E. Kydland, and Roman Šustek. You can read the article free online.
The Editor’s Choice article for 30(9) is “Returns to Hedge Fund Activism: An International Study” by Marco Becht, Julian Franks, Jeremy Grant, and Hannes F. Wagner. You can read the article free online.
The part-time RFS advisory editor position has been filled.
A part-time RFS advisory editor position is available for the next academic year. The position will begin on September 1 (or sooner if preferred). Job responsibilities include recommending referees and ensuring that all submission guidelines are met. For more information, see Part-time RFS Advisory Editor Position.