Registration is Open for Virtual Cavalcade

Registration for the virtual SFS Cavalcade North America 2020 conference is now open on the Cavalcade web site. Registration is free. Please make sure to register using your academic email address. The conference will take place May 25-28, 2020, hosted by the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. Register by May 20.

Editor Renewal

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.

SFS Cavalcade North America 2020 to be Held Virtually

We are excited to announce that SFS Cavalcade North America 2020 will take place on Zoom this May. The Kelley School of Business at Indiana University has offered to be our virtual host. We are looking forward to hosting the Cavalcade online. Details for online registration will be posted on the Cavalcade web site as soon as they’re available. 

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Collection

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.

Winning Bid for SFS Cavalcade Asia-Pacific 2020

SFS is pleased to announce that SFS Cavalcade Asia-Pacific 2020 will be hosted by the Chinese University of Hong Kong in Shenzhen, China. This decision is based on the assumption that the world will be back to normal by December 2020.

Part-time RFS Advisory Editor Position

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.