Clarification for Climate Finance Proposals

We’ve received a few emails asking how to indicate that your submission is a proposal for Climate Finance 2017. The place to indicate “Climate Finance” is in Step 6 in the submission system.

In Step 2, under “Specify Type of Submission,” select “New submission.” Under “Category of submission,” select “Regular.” In Step 6, select the payment waiver “Climate Finance Proposals.” This will indicate to us that your submission is a proposal for Climate Finance 2017.

If you have a question, contact the RFS Managing Editor.

Deadline to submit is July 30, 2017.

New Editor Appointment

RFS is pleased to announce the appointment of Lauren Cohen as an Editor of the Review, beginning July 17, 2017. Lauren is the L.E. Simmons Professor in the Finance Unit at Harvard Business School and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He previously served as an Associate Editor for the Review from 2009-2012. Please join us in welcoming Lauren to his new role.


Photos from Cavalcade North America

RFS Editorial Team Wei Jiang, David Denis, Itay Goldstein, Andrew Karolyi, and Philip Strahan

Winners of the Michael J. Brennan Best Paper Award Gonzalo Maturana and John Griffin

Winners of the Michael J. Brennan Best Paper Runner Up Award Antoinette Schoar, Felipe Severino, and Manuel Adelino

Distinguished Referee Award Winner Michelle Lowry

Rising Scholar Award Winner Erik Gilje with RFS Executive Editor Andrew Karolyi

See more photos from SFS Cavalcade North America 2017.

Virtual Issue: Culture and Economics

Oxford University Press’s new virtual issue on culture and economics features two RFS papers:

Nationalism and Economic Exchange: Evidence from Shocks to Sino-Japanese Relations by Raymond Fisman, Yasushi Hamao, and Yongxiang Wang

What’s in a Name? Mutual Fund Flows When Managers Have Foreign-Sounding Names by Alok Kumar, Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi, and Oliver G. Spalt

The virtual issue is free to read online until the end of July on Oxford’s web site.