2019 University of Oklahoma Energy and Commodities Finance Research Conference

The 2019 University of Oklahoma Energy and Commodities Finance Research Conference will feature a dual submission option with RFS. The RFS sponsoring editor is Philip Strahan. The deadline for submissions is May 15, 2019. The conference will take place September 19-20, 2019, on the OU campus in Norman, Oklahoma. The Call for Papers may be viewed here.

2019 Georgia State FinTech Conference

The 2019 Georgia State FinTech Conference took place February 8-9. Pictured are Program Chair Baozhong Yang (Georgia State University), RFS Sponsoring Editor Wei Jiang (Columbia University), and former RFS Executive Editor Andrew Karolyi (Cornell University), who was the Keynote Speaker at the event.

Former RFS Executive Editor Andrew Karolyi delivering the Keynote Speech at the 2019 Georgia State FinTech Conference.

For more information about the event, please visit the conference web site.

Francesca Cornelli to be Dean of Kellogg School of Management

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. 

Virtual Issue: Trade and Economics

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.

21st Annual Texas Finance Festival

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.