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 Call for Papers for the Yale-RFS Conference on Real and Private-Value Assets is available here. The conference, which features a dual submission option with RFS, will take place January 31, 2020. The RFS sponsoring editor is Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh. The deadline for submissions is October 15, 2019.
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.
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.