Society for Financial Studies


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.

September 4, 2014: Cavalcade Bid Deadline for Approaching

The bid deadline for the 2016 Cavalcade is October 1, 2014. For details on how to bid, please visit 2016 Cavalcade.

September 2, 2014: RCFS paper featured in Virtual Issue: The Eurozone Crisis

Have you seen the Oxford University Press virtual issue on the Eurozone Crisis, featuring Craig H. Furfine’s paper, “Complexity and Loan Performance: Evidence from the Securitization of Commercial Mortgages,” published in RCFS? The issue is free to read online at The Eurozone Crisis.

August 28, 2014: RCFS Editor Named An Influential Young Economist

RCFS Editor Amit Seru is featured in the International Monetary Fund’s list of influential young economists, which published in the September 2014 (51/3) issue of Finance & Development. Read the article here. Congratulations Amit!

August 26, 2014: Editor’s Choice: September

The Editor’s Choice article for September 2014 (issue 3/1-2) is “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.

August 5, 2014: Citation Impact Factor for RCFS

Our publisher, Oxford University Press, has computed the 2013 Citation Impact Factor for RCFS. Had the new journal been indexed by ISI in 2013, RCFS would have an Impact Factor of 1.000.

July 22, 2014: Next Issue of RCFS Mailing Soon!

The finishing touches are being put on the upcoming issue of RCFS, which will mail with the September issue of RFS.

June 30, 2014: Latest Forthcoming Papers

Forthcoming in Volume 3:

Venture Capitalists versus Angels: The Dynamics of Private Firm Financing Contracts“ by Thomas J. Chemmanur  and Zhaohui Chen


Optimal Incentive Contracts and Information Cascades“ by Praveen Kumar and Nisan Langberg.

  • For Papers Currently Under Review
  • Turnaround:
    Mean: 41.75 days
    Median: 41 days
    Acceptance Rate:
    (since 9/18/12): 10.28%
  • Citation Impact Factor: 1.000
    Note: This figure was computed by Oxford University Press based on what the impact factor would be if the journal had been indexed by ISI in 2013.
  • Conference Announcements

    2016 SFS Finance Cavalcade
    Bid deadline October 1, 2014

    2015 SFS Finance Cavalcade
    Paper submission period: November 10-December 8, 2014

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