The International Center for Finance at Yale has posted a recap of the Yale-RFS Conference on Real and Private-Value Assets. The conference took place January 31, 2020, at the Yale School of Management. Read the recap and see the photos here.
The Editor’s Choice article for 33(2) is “Financial Frictions and the Great Productivity Slowdown” by Romain Duval, Gee Hee Hong, and Yannick Timmer. You can read the paper free online.
RFS extends our gratitude to retiring editor Wei Jiang, who is completing her term at the end of the month. Wei has been an editor with RFS since 2017 and previously served as an associate editor.
We are pleased to announce that Tarun Ramadorai will be joining RFS as an editor. Tarun is a professor of financial economics at Imperial College London, a research fellow of CEPR, a senior academic fellow of ABFER, and a nonresident senior fellow at NCAER. He previously served as an associate editor of RFS. His first day will be March 1.
The Editor’s Choice article for 33(1) is “On the Effects of Restricting Short-Term Investment” by Nicolas Crouzet, Ian Dew-Becker, and Charles G. Nathanson. You can read the paper free online.
The dual submission decisions for the 2020 Yale-RFS Conference on Real and Private-Value Assets have been sent. If you submitted your paper as a dual submission to RFS and did not receive your decision email, please contact us.
The Editor’s Choice article for 32(12) is “Dynamic Interpretation of Emerging Risks in the Financial Sector” by Kathleen Weiss Hanley and Gerard Hoberg. You can read the paper free online.
RFS Editor Manju Puri will be the keynote speaker at the Showcasing Women in Finance – EU conference on November 22 at the University of Luxembourg. The conference highlights female role models in finance and is organized by AFFECT and the faculty of Law, Economics, and Finance at the University of Luxembourg.
The Editor’s Choice article for 32(11) is “The Value of Offshore Secrets: Evidence from the Panama Papers” by James O’Donovan, Hannes F. Wagner, and Stefan Zeume. You can read the paper free online.
Oxford University Press’s new virtual issue on economic history features two RFS papers:
“Stock Volatility and the Great Depression” by Gustavo S. Cortes and Marc D. Weidenmier
“The History of the Cross-Section of Stock Returns” by Juhani T. Linnainmaa and Michael R. Roberts
The virtual issue is free to read until the end of December.
The Editor’s Choice article for 32(10) is “Life below Zero: Bank Lending under Negative Policy Rates” by Florian Heider, Farzad Saidi, and Glenn Schepens. You can read the paper free online.