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November 24, 2014: Dual Submission to Cavalcade 2015

Did you know that Cavalcade 2015 features a dual submission option with The Review of Corporate Finance Studies? The submission deadline is December 8, 2014. For details, visit Cavalcade 2015.

November 10, 2014: Submission Period is Now Open for Cavalcade 2015

The Cavalcade 2015 submission period is now open. To submit, please visit Cavalcade 2015. The deadline for submissions is midnight PST December 8, 2014.

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

Cavalcade 2015 features dual submission with RCFS! To be considered for dual submission, be sure to select the dual submission with RCFS option while submitting in the online system.

November 4, 2014: Latest Forthcoming Paper

“The Costs and Benefits of Clawback Provisions in CEO Compensation” by Mark Andrew Chen, and Daniel Greene, and James Owers.

November 3, 2014: Latest Forthcoming Paper

“Financing Investment: A Corporate Life-Cycle Theory” by Suresh Sundaresan, Neng Wang, and Jinqiang Yang.

October 21, 2014: Latest Forthcoming Paper

Competition, Managerial Slack, and Corporate Governance” by Limor Golan, Christine A. Parlour, and Uday Rajan

October 14, 2014: Amit Seru in The Washington Post

RCFS Editor Amit Seru was featured in a recent Washington Post article, “How mortgage rates affect car purchases, credit card debt and jobs.”

October 13, 2014: 9th Jackson Hole Finance Conference

RCFS Executive Editor Paolo Fulghieri is one of the conference organizers of the 9th Jackson Hole Finance Conference, in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, from January 17-19, 2015. For details, please visit 9th Jackson Hole Finance Conference.

October 9, 2014: 5th Entrepreneurial Finance and Innovation Conference

RCFS Executive Editor Paolo Fulghieri is one of the conference organizers of the 5th Entrepreneurial Finance and Innovation Conference at the Brandeis International Business School from November 14-16, 2014. For details, please visit 5th Entrepreneurial Finance and Innovation Conference.

October 1, 2014: Latest Forthcoming Paper

Economic Development and Relationship-Based Financing“ by Mariassunta Giannetti and Xiaoyun Yu

September 29, 2014: Editor’s Choice Paper is Free to Read Online

Each issue of RCFS features an Editor’s Choice paper that is free to read online. The most recent Editor’s Choice for RCFS was “Is the Stock Market Just a Side Show? Evidence from a Structural Reform” by Murillo Campello, Rafael P. Ribas, and Albert Y. Wang. You can read the article free online here.

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    January 17-19, 2015

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    2015 SFS Finance Cavalcade
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Forthcoming in the RCFS

The Costs and Benefits of Clawback Provisions in CEO Compensation

by Mark Andrew Chen, and Daniel Greene, and James Owers

Financing Investment: A Corporate Life-Cycle Theory

by Suresh Sundaresan, Neng Wang, and Jinqiang Yang

Competition, Managerial Slack, and Corporate Governance

by Limor Golan, Christine A. Parlour, and Uday Rajan

Economic Development and Relationship-Based Financing

by Mariassunta Giannetti and Xiaoyun Yu