RFS Executive Editor Itay Goldstein participated in a discussion about editorial processes at the PhD Student Symposium hosted by the Salem Center for Policy at the McCombs School of Business. The discussion was moderated by Campbell R. Harvey and included Christian Leuz and Joao Santos. View the video and see the program.
The Editor’s Choice article for 33(10) is “Deadlock on the Board” by Jason Roderick Donaldson, Nadya Malenko, and Giorgia Piacentino. You can read the paper free online.
The Editor’s Choice article for 33(9) is “Initial Coin Offerings: Financing Growth with Cryptocurrency Token Sales” by Sabrina T. Howell, Marina Niessner, and David Yermack. You can read the paper free online.
Itay Goldstein was interviewed for an ABC News story titled “Why the stock market is divorced from the pain of a pandemic economy.”
Ralph Koijen’s research is featured in “The anatomy of a very brief bear market” in Financial Times.
Lauren Cohen’s research is featured in “When Companies Favor Bullish Analysts on Calls, Bad News Often Follows” in The Wall Street Journal.
The Call for Papers for the NBER Big Data and Securities Markets Virtual Conference is now available. The conference, which features a dual submission option with RFS, will take place online December 3-4, 2020. The RFS sponsoring editor is Itay Goldstein. The submission deadline is September 27, 2020.
We are pleased to welcome Xin Fan to the advisory editor team. Our advisory editors perform important tasks for new submissions, including the crucial task of recommending reviewers. Xin begins her role on August 16, 2020.
We are thankful to Scott Guernsey, who will complete his role as an advisory editor on August 16. We wish him the best of luck in his new role at the University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business.
Oxford University Press presents the Responses to Economic Shocks Collection, featuring papers from RAPS, RCFS, and RFS. The following papers are included:
-Preventing Controversial Catastrophes by Steven D. Baker, Burton Hollifield, and Emilio Osambela
-Economic Uncertainty and Interest Rates by Samuel M. Hartzmark
-How Do Laws and Institutions Affect Recovery Rates for Collateral? by Hans Degryse, Vasso Ioannidou, José María Liberti, and Jason Sturgess
-The Financial Crisis of 2007–2009: Why Did It Happen and What Did We Learn? by Anjan V. Thakor
-Macroeconomic Risk and Debt Overhang by Hui Chen and Gustavo Manso
-Uncertainty and Economic Activity: A Multicountry Perspective by Ambrogio Cesa-Bianchi, M. Hashem Pesaran, and Alessandro Rebucci
-Destructive Creation at Work: How Financial Distress Spurs Entrepreneurship by Tania Babina
-Asset Price Bubbles and Systemic Risk by Markus Brunnermeier, Simon Rother, and Isabel Schnabel
-Shock Transmission Through Cross-Border Bank Lending: Credit and Real Effects by Galina Hale, Tümer Kapan, and Camelia Minoiu
The featured papers are free to read through the end of September on Oxford University Press’s web site.
The Editor’s Choice article for 33(8) is “Uncertainty and Economic Activity: A Multicountry Perspective” by Ambrogio Cesa-Bianchi, M. Hashem Pesaran, and Alessandro Rebucci. You can read the paper free online.