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
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
Congratulations to all our award winners!
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.
The Editor’s Choice article for 32(7) is “Shock Propagation and Banking Structure” by Mariassunta Giannetti and Farzad Saidi. You can read the article free online.
The Editor’s Choice article for 32(6) is “Low Interest Rates and Risk-Taking: Evidence from Individual Investment Decisions” by Chen Lian, Yueran Ma, and Carmen Wang. You can read the article free online.
The Review of Financial Studies is launching a Twitter account. Follow us @RevOfFinStudies.
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.
The May issue (32/5) of RFS is a special issue, edited by Professors Itay Goldstein, Wei Jiang, and Andrew Karolyi, on FinTech. This special issue is the result of a 2017 initiative by the RFS editorial team to develop research proposals on FinTech. The editorial is free to read online.