A safe asset for Europe

RFS Editor Stijn van Nieuwerburgh contributed this morning to a Financial Times editorial entitled “Safe Bonds for Europe.” It advocates for a new financial innovation to foster greater stability for the financial system in Europe. See the full editorial here.

Wharton Conference on Liquidity and Financial Fragility

The Wharton Conference on Liquidity and Financial Fragility will feature a dual submission option with RFS. The RFS sponsoring editor is Itay Goldstein. The deadline for paper submission is June 15, 2017. The conference will take place October 13–14, 2017, on the University of Pennsylvania campus in Philadelphia, PA. The Call for Papers may be viewed here.

2017 University of Oklahoma Energy and Commodities Finance Research Conference

The University of Oklahoma’s Price College Energy Institute and the Price College Center for Financial Studies are organizing the 2017 OU Energy and Commodities Finance Research Conference. The conference will feature a dual submission option with RFS. The RFS sponsoring editor is Philip Strahan. The deadline for paper submission is 15 May 2017. The conference will take place September 29-30, 2017 on the OU campus in Norman, Oklahoma. The Call for Papers may be viewed here.

Climate Finance – A Call for Proposals

The RFS announces the creation of a novel two-stage editorial process designed to encourage researchers to engage in innovative research on the emerging topic of Climate Finance. The process is closely related to a “registered reports” format with a first-stage workshop to review accepted proposals and a second-stage conference to evaluate final papers. The conference organizers are Harrison Hong and José Scheinkman of Columbia University together with RFS editor, Andrew Karolyi. The sponsor is Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM). The deadline for proposals is July 30, 2017 and the workshop to review paper proposals is scheduled for November 30, 2017 at Columbia University in New York. The Call for Proposals may be view here.

Upcoming Editor Change

The RFS would like to thank Professor Robin Greenwood, whose term as editor of the Review is ending January 31, 2017. We wish Robin all the best with his new endeavors.

Announcement for Referees and Authors re: Check Payments

Beginning January 24, we are putting our check payments temporarily on hold for all three journals. This is due to both staff leave and updates being made to our bank accounts. During this time, referee payments and author refunds will not be sent out. We will resume sending payments June 1, 2017. If you complete a referee report or receive a refund credit during this time, it will be noted and the check can be processed when our payments recommence.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

FinTech – A Call for Proposals

The RFS announces the creation of a novel two-stage editorial process designed to encourage researchers to engage in innovative research on the emerging topic of FinTech. The process is closely related to a “registered reports” format with a first-stage workshop to review accepted proposals and a second-stage conference to evaluation final papers. The RFS sponsoring editors are Itay Goldstein, Wei Jiang, and Andrew Karolyi. The deadline for proposals is March 15, 2017 and the workshop to review paper proposals is scheduled for May 25, 2017 at Columbia University in New York. The Call for Proposals may be view here.

19th Annual Texas Finance Festival

The 19th 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 paper submissions is January 15, 2017. The conference will take place April 20-22, 2017. The Call for Papers may be viewed here.

Submission Period for Cavalcade North America 2017 is Now Open!

The SFS Cavalcade North America 2017 submission period is now open. To submit, please visit Cavalcade North America 2017. The deadline for submissions is December 7, 2016.

Dual Submission: The Cavalcade features dual submission with The Review of Asset Pricing Studies and The Review of Corporate Finance Studies. Details are available at Cavalcade North America 2017.

Reminder for doctoral students: For papers in which ALL co-authors are doctoral students, the submission fee is waived.