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.
We are pleased to announce the 2020 Yale-RFS Conference on Real and Private-Value Assets, which will feature a dual submission option with RFS. The RFS sponsoring editor is Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh. The deadline for submissions is October 15, 2019. The conference will take place January 31, 2020 at the Yale School of Management. Please see the full conference details here.
The Program for the 2019 Conference on Current Research in FinTech is now available. The conference, which featured a dual submission option with RFS, will take place February 8-9, 2019, at the Buckhead Center of Georgia State University in Atlanta. The program may be viewed here.
The 21st Annual Texas Finance Festival will feature a dual submission option with RFS. The RFS sponsoring editors are Itay Goldstein and Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh. The deadline for submissions is January 28, 2019 at 11:59pm CST. The conference will take place April 25-27, 2019 at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center at the University of Texas at Austin. The Call for Papers may be viewed here.
The Editor’s Choice article for 32(2) is “Credit Supply and the Rise in College Tuition: Evidence from the Expansion in Federal Student Aid Programs” by David O. Lucca, Taylor Nadauld, and Karen Shen. You can read the article free online.
RFS Editor Ralph Koijen was recently awarded The Fischer Black Prize for 2019. This prestigious award is presented biennially to recognize a top finance researcher under age forty. Congratulations, Ralph!
The Editor’s Choice article for 32(1) is “The Cost of Immediacy for Corporate Bonds” by Marco Rossi. You can read the article free online.
RFS Executive Editor Itay Goldstein was quoted in The New York Times in a piece titled, “Investors Have Nowhere to Hide as Stocks, Bonds and Commodities All Tumble,” which can be read online here.
The Editor’s Choice article for 31(12) is “Does It Pay to Pay Attention?” by Antonio Gargano and Alberto G. Rossi. You can read the article free online.