The Editor’s Choice article for August 2015 (issue 28/8) is “Shareholder Voting and Corporate Governance Around the World” by Peter Iliev, Karl V. Lins, Darius P. Miller, and Lukas Roth. You can read the article free online here.
RFS Editor Itay Goldstein’s research is referenced in a MarketWatch piece titled, “Fed says stress test models will stay a secret.” Read the article online here.
A new installment of Andrew Karolyi’s Executive Editor blog is now available. This month’s feature, “Can We Always Invest Like Mr. Spock, and Not Homer Simpson?” examines “Confusion of Confusions: A Test of the Disposition Effect and Momentum” by Justin Birru. Visit the RFS Executive Editor Blog to read the post.
Beginning today, July 1, RFS welcomes the following Associate Editors: Hui Chen, Todd Gormley, Zhiguo He, Gerard Hoberg, Victoria Ivashina, Dirk Jenter, Amiyatosh Purnanandam, and Paul Tetlock.
We thank our retiring Associate Editors: Peter Christoffersen, Mariassunta Giannetti, Eitan Goldman, John Griffin, Wei Jiang, Simi Kedia, and Berk Sensoy.
The Editor’s Choice article for July 2015 (issue 28/7) is “Confusion of Confusions: A Test of the Disposition Effect and Momentum” by Justin Birru. You can read the article free online here.
RFS Executive Editor Andrew Karolyi’s paper is featured on the Financial Times Alphaville blog in a post titled, “The mysterious decline in the number of US public companies.” Read the blog post online here.
The fee for submitting to an SFS journal (RAPS, RCFS, or RFS) will be increasing on July 1, 2015. The new submission fee will be $240 for members and $300 for nonmembers.
Accordingly, we’ll also be increasing our referee payments. The new referee payment for an on-time report will be $200, beginning July 1.
The winners of the RFS Awards were announced at the Awards Reception on Tuesday, May 19, at the SFS Finance Cavalcade Conference. We are pleased to now share the winners:
Distinguished Referee Award
Zhi Da, Doron Levit, Andrey Malenko, Gregory Nini, Adi Sunderam, Sheri Tice, and Liyan Yang
Michael J. Brennan Best Paper Award
“High-Frequency Trading and Price Discovery” by Jonathan Brogaard, Terrence Hendershott, and Ryan Riordan
Michael J. Brennan Best Paper Runner Up
“Financial Market Dislocations” by Paolo Pasquariello
Referee of the Year
Rising Scholar Award
“Capital Account Opening and Wage Inequality” by Mauricio Larrain
Congratulations to all our award winners!
For past award history, please visit our Awards page.
We are happy to announce that our publisher has made LaTeX style files available to help authors format their papers according to RFS style. You can reach the files on our publisher’s web site or on our web site under Accepted Papers. Please note: these files are for formatting your accepted paper. When submitting a paper, you will still need to follow the guidelines for submissions.
Please contact Jaclyn with any feedback regarding the new files.