Submission Period for Cavalcade North America 2019 is Open!

The SFS Cavalcade North America 2019 submission period is now open. To submit, please visit SFS Cavalcade North America 2019. The deadline for submissions is December 7, 2018.

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 North America 2019.

Reminder for doctoral students: For papers in which ALL co-authors are doctoral students, the submission fee is waived.

Rising Scholar Award

In 2018, the Rising Scholar Award guidelines expanded the eligibility requirements so that authors are eligible if no author on the paper received either their current academic appointment or most recent Ph.D. more than 6 years prior to when the paper was submitted to RFS. The requirement was previously 3 years. The $5000 prize is awarded annually. Is your paper eligible? Check the requirements and if you are eligible, remember to select “Rising Scholar” as your paper type when you submit to RFS.

NBER Conference on Big Data: Long-Term Implications for Financial Markets and Firms

The NBER Conference on Big Data: Long-Term Implications for Financial Markets and Firms will feature a dual submission option with RFS. The RFS sponsoring editor is Itay Goldstein. The deadline for paper submissions is Sunday, December 16, 2018. The conference will take place March 8, 2019, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Call for Papers may be viewed here.

Part-Time Data Collection Assistant

The Society of Financial Studies has a part-time opening for a data collection assistant. Typical hours would be approximately 10 hours per week, but you would have the flexibility to work where you wish and when you wish. Internet access is required. Some familiarity with finance journals and papers is preferred. This position pays $20 per hour. To be considered, please send a CV/resume to by October 31, 2018.

Editor Renewal

The RFS is pleased to announce that Stijn van Nieuwerburgh has been appointed for a second term as an Editor of RFS. His second term begins January 1, 2019. We thank Stijn for his continued service.