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.

Editors Joining the RFS Team

RFS is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Editors: Holger Mueller and Manju Puri.

Holger Mueller is the Nomura Professor of Finance at New York University Stern School of Business, a research associate at The National Bureau of Economic Research, a research associate at the European Corporate Governance Institute, and a research fellow at The Center for Economic and Policy Research. Holger will join the RFS team on May 1.

Manju Puri is the J. B. Fuqua Professor at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, serves as Senior Advisor of the Center for Financial Research at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and is on the Advisory Board of the Center of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Manju will begin her term on August 1.

Please join us in welcoming Holger and Manju.