Society for Financial Studies


October 21, 2014: Latest Forthcoming Paper

Forthcoming in 4(1): “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

Forthcoming in 4(1): “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.

September 22, 2014: Sign Up for RCFS Alerts

Did you know you can sign up to receive email notifications every time an issue of RCFS publishes online or an RCFS article publishes on Advance Access? It’s easy! Create a free account at our publisher’s web site and select the items you’d like to be notified about.

September 17, 2014: Bid Deadline for 2016 Cavalcade Approaching

The bid deadline for the 2016 Cavalcade is approaching. For details on how to bid, please visit 2016 Cavalcade. Bids should be received by October 1, 2014.

September 15, 2014: Do You Want to Receive the SFS Newsletter?

Are you interested in receiving the Society for Financial Studies newsletter, with news about The Review of Financial Studies, The Review of Asset Pricing Studies,  The Review of Corporate Finance Studies, and the SFS Finance Cavalcade conference? If so, find out how to become a member of the SFS at Membership.

September 8, 2014: Keep in Touch with RCFS on Twitter

Our publisher tweets news from RCFS and the Society for Financial Studies. To see more, follow @OxfordJournals and @OUPEconomics on Twitter.

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Forthcoming in the RCFS

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