Virtual Issue: Monetary Policy

Oxford University Press’s new virtual issue on monetary policy features three RFS papers:

“Whatever It Takes: The Real Effects of Unconventional Monetary Policy” by Viral V. Acharya, Tim Eisert, Christian Eufinger, and Christian Hirsch

“Mortgages and Monetary Policy” by Carlos Garriga, Finn E. Kydland, and Roman Šustek

“Bond Market Exposures to Macroeconomic and Monetary Policy Risks” by Dongho Song

The virtual issue is free to read until the end of September.

Citation Impact Factor and Ranking for RFS

We are pleased to share that the RFS impact factor has risen to 4.975 for 2018. This is an increase from 4.270 in 2017.

RFS’s ranking in ISI’s Business Finance category has also risen. RFS is now ranked #2, which is an increase from #4 in 2017.

Winners of the RFS Awards

The winners of the RFS Awards were announced at the Awards Reception at SFS Cavalcade North America on May 21. We are pleased to share the winners:

Michael J. Brennan Best Paper Award
“The Labor Market Effects of Credit Market Information”
Marieke Bos, Emily Breza, and Andres Liberman
Prize: $20,000

Michael J. Brennan Best Paper Runner Up and Rising Scholar Award
“Does Algorithmic Trading Reduce Information Acquisition?”
Brian M. Weller
Prize: $5000 for each award

Referee of the Year
Alexi Savov
Prize: $1000

Distinguished Referees
Jack Bao
Tobias Berg
Jaroslav Borovička
Svetlana Bryzgalova
Vyacheslav Fos
Umit Gurun

Congratulations to all our award winners!

Editorial Team Updates

RFS extends our gratitude to retiring Editor Dave Denis, who is completing his term at the end of the month. Dave has been an Editor with RFS since 2013 and previously served as an Associate Editor.

RFS is pleased to welcome the following Associate Editors: Manuel Adelino, Carola Frydman, Stefano Giglio, Xavier Giroud, Camelia Kuhnen, Dimitris Papanikolaou, and Anna Pavlova.

We thank our retiring Associate Editors: Bo Becker, Benjamin Keys, Tarun Ramadorai, Philipp Schnabl, Heather Tookes, Adrien Verdelhan, Jessica Wachter, and Motohiro Yogo.

RFS Paper Featured on OUP Blog

The OUP blog features a post by Oscar Stolper and Andreas Walter based on their paper, “Birds of a Feather: The Impact of Homophily on the Propensity to Follow Financial Advice,” from the February 2019 issue of RFS. To accompany the post, we’ve made the paper free to read online! Check out the blog post here and read the paper here.