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 SFS Cavalcade Asia-Pacific 2019 submission period is now open. To submit, please visit SFS Cavalcade Asia-Pacific 2019. The deadline for submission is June 15, 2019.
Reminder for doctoral students: For papers in which ALL co-authors are doctoral students, the submission fee is waived.
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.
The Editor’s Choice article for 32(5) is “The Blockchain Folk Theorem” by Bruno Biais, Christophe Bisière, Matthieu Bouvard, and Catherine Casamatta. You can read the article free online.
In honor of Financial Literacy Month, the SFS presents a Virtual Issue on Debt. This Virtual Issue includes papers from RAPS, RCFS, and RFS, published between 2014-2019, on topics such as the mortgage crisis, student aid, and payday loans, among others. The issue is free to read online now.
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.