Impact Factor

We are pleased to share that the RFS impact factor for 2019 has risen to 5.838 and the 5-year Impact Factor has risen to 9.358 (Clarivate, 2020). These results continue to be among the top ones in the field. OUP has granted temporary free access to some of RFS’s most cited papers.

Editorial Team Changes

We are pleased to share that Itay Goldstein has been renewed for another 3-year term as Executive Editor and Ralph Koijen has been renewed for a second term as an editor.

We are grateful to our retiring associate editors:

Dimitris Papanikolaou
Kenneth Ahern
Zhi Da
Vyacheslav Fos
Kai Li
Nadya Malenko
Veronika Pool
Alexi Savov
Michela Verardo

and welcome our incoming associate editors:

Jaroslav Borovicka (New York University)
Laurent Fresard (University of Lugano)
Cary Frydman (University of Southern California)
Andreas Fuster (EPFL)
Chotibhak Jotikasthira (Southern Methodist University)
Zacharias Sautner (Frankfurt School of Finance & Management)
Merih Sevilir (Indiana University)
Andrea Vedolin (Boston University)
Dacheng Xiu (University of Chicago).

Winners of the RFS Awards

The winners of the annual RFS Awards were announced at the virtual Awards Reception on May 25 as part of the SFS Cavalcade. We are pleased to share the winners:

Michael J. Brennan Best Paper Award
“Pricing Uncertainty Induced by Climate Change”
Michael Barnett, William Brock, and Lars Peter Hansen
Prize: $10,000

Michael J. Brennan Best Paper Runner Up (tie)

“On the Rise of FinTechs: Credit Scoring Using Digital Footprints”
Tobias Berg, Valentin Burg, Ana Gombović, and Manju Puri
Prize: $2500

“Monetary Transmission through Shadow Banks”
Kairong Xiao
Prize: $2500

Referee of the Year
Michael Weber
Prize: $1000

Distinguished Referees
Tania Babina
Michael Ewens
Kristoph Kleiner
Lars Lochstoer

Rising Scholar Award
“Monetary Transmission through Shadow Banks”
Kairong Xiao
Prize: $5000

Hillcrest Best Paper Award in Behavioral Finance sponsored by Hillcrest Asset Management
“Financial Literacy Externalities”
Michael Haliassos, Thomas Jansson, and Yigitcan Karabulut
Prize: $5000

Congratulations to all our award winners!

Tuesday at the Cavalcade

The first paper presentations of SFS Cavalcade 2021 begin at 11am today.

1:15pm Panel Honoring Craig W. Holden

3:45pm RCFS Keynote by Amir Sufi

4:30pm Presentation of Awards

5pm Virtual Reception with rooms hosted by MIT:
Asset Pricing hosted by Lawrence Schmidt
Corporate Finance hosted by Egor Matveyev
Behavioral Finance hosted by Eben Lazarus
ESG hosted by Ed Golding
FinTech and Big Data hosted by Maryam Farboodi

For more information, visit the conference website.