RFS Editor Manju Puri will be giving the keynote speech at the Financial Intermediation Network of European Studies 2020 Autumn Workshop, which will be held November 30-December 1. For details, see the FINEST web site.
Oxford University Press presents the Political Economy Collection, featuring two RFS papers:
Political Influence and the Renegotiation of Government Contracts by Jonathan Brogaard, Matthew Denes, and Ran Duchin
The featured papers are free to read through the end of January 2021 on Oxford University Press’s web site.
The Editor’s Choice article for 33(11) is “Options Trading Costs Are Lower than You Think” by Dmitriy Muravyev and Neil D. Pearson. You can read the paper free online.
The Call for Papers for the NBER-RFS Inequality, Discrimination, and the Financial System Virtual Conference is now available. The conference, which features a dual submission option with RFS, will take place online April 1-2, 2021. The RFS sponsoring editors are Gregor Matvos, Manju Puri, and Tarun Ramadorai. The submission deadline is January 24, 2021. For more details, please see the NBER site.
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.