RFS FinTech Initiative 2018

The RFS FinTech Initiative took place March 16-17, 2018, at Cornell Tech – Tata Innovation Center. Pictured are RFS Editors Wei Jiang and Itay Goldstein, Professor Pam Moulton representing Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, Xiaoyan Zhang representing XIN FinTech Center at Tsinghua’s PBC School of Finance, and RFS Executive Editor Andrew Karolyi. For more, please visit RFS FinTech Initiative.

Registration is Now Open for SFS Cavalcade North America 2018

You may register for SFS Cavalcade North America 2018 on the conference web site. The conference will take place May 21-24, at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. Early registration will be $100 for members and $140 for nonmembers. Beginning April 8, the registration rate will increase to $125 for members and $165 for nonmembers. The registration fee is waived for doctoral students (from any university) and Yale University faculty members.

Conference: The Financial Crisis Ten Years Afterwards

The 2018 Conference on “The Financial Crisis Ten Years Afterwards” will feature a dual submission option with RFS. The RFS sponsoring editors are Andrew Karolyi and Itay Goldstein. The deadline for proposals is May 15, 2018. The conference will take place August 2-3, 2018, at the Yale School of Management. The Call for Proposals may be viewed here.

RFS FinTech Conference

The Review of Financial Studies will host a Conference on Financial Technology at the new Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island, New York City. The event will take place in the Tata Innovation Center, March 16-17, 2018. The conference will feature the completed papers from the RFS FinTech Call for Proposals and the proposals workshop at Columbia University in May 2017.

There will be limited seats available for members of the public to attend. Please see the full details here.

RFS Paper wins the TIAA Paul A. Samuelson Award For Outstanding Scholarly Writing on Lifelong Financial Security

“Does Aggregated Returns Disclosure Increase Portfolio Risk-Taking?” was recently announced as the winner of the 2017 TIAA Paul A. Samuelson Award For Outstanding Scholarly Writing on Lifelong Financial Security. This paper was published in RFS issue 30(6) June 2017 and can be read online here. We congratulate the authors: John Beshears, James J. Choi, David Laibson, and Brigitte C. Madrian!