The SFS presents our FinTech & Innovation Collection, featuring papers from RAPS, RCFS, and RFS. The featured papers are free to read on Oxford University Press’s web site.
A part-time RFS advisory editor position is available for the next academic year, beginning in August 2020. We’re looking for an advanced finance or economics PhD student or a recent post-doc to provide editorial support in the review process. The position requires about 10 hours per week and a minimum commitment of one year; extension for another year is possible. Salary is competitive. The application deadline is May 8, but the position will only remain open until filled. To apply, please submit a cover letter, graduate course work, any working papers, and three letters of recommendation to Jan Sokolowsky at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Editor’s Choice article for 33(4) is “Informing the Market: The Effect of Modern Information Technologies on Information Production” by Meng Gao and Jiekun Huang. You can read the paper free online.
The International Center for Finance at Yale has posted a recap of the Yale-RFS Conference on Real and Private-Value Assets. The conference took place January 31, 2020, at the Yale School of Management. Read the recap and see the photos here.
The Editor’s Choice article for 33(2) is “Financial Frictions and the Great Productivity Slowdown” by Romain Duval, Gee Hee Hong, and Yannick Timmer. You can read the paper free online.
RFS extends our gratitude to retiring editor Wei Jiang, who is completing her term at the end of the month. Wei has been an editor with RFS since 2017 and previously served as an associate editor.
We are pleased to announce that Tarun Ramadorai will be joining RFS as an editor. Tarun is a professor of financial economics at Imperial College London, a research fellow of CEPR, a senior academic fellow of ABFER, and a nonresident senior fellow at NCAER. He previously served as an associate editor of RFS. His first day will be March 1.
The Editor’s Choice article for 33(1) is “On the Effects of Restricting Short-Term Investment” by Nicolas Crouzet, Ian Dew-Becker, and Charles G. Nathanson. You can read the paper free online.
The dual submission decisions for the 2020 Yale-RFS Conference on Real and Private-Value Assets have been sent. If you submitted your paper as a dual submission to RFS and did not receive your decision email, please contact us.
The Editor’s Choice article for 32(12) is “Dynamic Interpretation of Emerging Risks in the Financial Sector” by Kathleen Weiss Hanley and Gerard Hoberg. You can read the paper free online.