On Monday, May 11 at 12:30 PM EST, Jeremy Stein will join a webinar, co-hosted by the Princeton Bendheim Center for Finance and the Society for Financial Studies, on the COVID-19 credit programs recently implemented by the Federal Reserve and the U.S. Treasury. Stein is a Professor of Economics at Harvard University and a former Governor of the Federal Reserve.
The event will begin with a brief discussion by Markus Brunnermeier, Director of the Princeton Bendheim Center for Finance. Stein will then present. Both Brunnermeier and Stein will take questions from the audience throughout the event.
Preregistration is required.
RFS is pleased to announce that Lauren Cohen has been appointed for a second term as an editor. We thank Lauren for his continued service.
Oxford University Press presents the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Collection, featuring the following papers from RFS:
Destructive Creation at Work: How Financial Distress Spurs Entrepreneurship by Tania Babina
The Political Economy of Financial Innovation: Evidence from Local Governments by Christophe Pérignon and Boris Vallée
How Valuable Is FinTech Innovation? by Mark A. Chen, Qinxi Wu, and Baozhong Yang
Intellectual Property Rights Protection, Ownership, and Innovation: Evidence from China by Lily H. Fang, Josh Lerner, and Chaopeng Wu
The featured papers are free to read through the end of June on Oxford University Press’s web site.
The part-time RFS advisory editor position has been filled. We are no longer accepting applications.
Issue 33(5) of RFS is a special issue, edited by G. Andrew Karolyi and Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh. The editorial is free to read online. The Editor’s Choice paper is “Comparing Cross-Section and Time-Series Factor Models” by Eugene F. Fama and Kenneth R. French
The SFS presents our FinTech & Innovation Collection, featuring papers from RAPS, RCFS, and RFS. The featured papers are free to read on Oxford University Press’s web site.
UPDATED April 20, 2020: The position has been filled.
A part-time RFS advisory editor position is available for the next academic year, beginning in August 2020. We’re looking for an advanced finance or economics PhD student or a recent post-doc to provide editorial support in the review process. The position requires about 10 hours per week and a minimum commitment of one year; extension for another year is possible. Salary is competitive. The application deadline is May 8, but the position will only remain open until filled. To apply, please submit a cover letter, graduate course work, any working papers, and three letters of recommendation to Jan Sokolowsky.
The Editor’s Choice article for 33(4) is “Informing the Market: The Effect of Modern Information Technologies on Information Production” by Meng Gao and Jiekun Huang. You can read the paper free online.
The dual submission decisions for the 2020 GSU-RFS FinTech Conference have been sent. If you submitted your paper as a dual submission and did not receive your decision email, please contact us.