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.
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.
The program for the 2019 Conference on “New Frontiers in Banking: from Corporate Governance to Risk Management” is now available. The conference, which featured a dual submission option with RFS, will take place March 29-30, 2019, at Bocconi University in Milan. The program may be viewed here.
The Editor’s Choice article for 32(4) is “Firm Financing over the Business Cycle” by Juliane Begenau and Juliana Salomao. You can read the article free online.
The current and former Executive Editors of RFS, Professors Itay Goldstein and Andrew Karolyi, were interviewed on the Knowledge@Wharton show on SiriusXM about the RFS FinTech initiative. You can listen to the interview and read the related article here.
For more information about the event, please visit the conference web site.
The Editor’s Choice article for 32(3) is “Financing Entrepreneurial Production: Security Design with Flexible Information Acquisition” by Ming Yang and Yao Zeng. You can read the article free online.
Congratulations are in order! RFS Editor Francesca Cornelli has been chosen as the new dean of Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management. With her new role starting this summer, Francesca will be stepping down from her RFS editor role as of May 1. She will continue to handle submissions in process but will stop taking on new submissions at that time. We thank Francesca for her nearly five years of service to RFS and we wish her all the best in her new role.
Oxford University Press’s new virtual issue on trade and economics features “Securities Trading in the Absence of Dealers: Trades and Quotes on the Tokyo Stock Exchange” by Yasushi Hamao and Joel Hasbrouck, from the July 1995 issue of RFS.
The virtual issue is free to read online until the end of March on Oxford’s web site.