2014 News Archive

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.

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.

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

and

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

June 3, 2014: Converting the Archive to HTML with MathJax

The SFS Council voted to pay Oxford University Press to convert the entire archive of RFSRAPS, and RCFS articles into state-of-the-art full text HTML files including equations rendered using the Java-based “MathJax” web standard. The new file format will allow equations (and the rest of the article) to scale from 4-inch screens to 30-inch screens, which will facilitate their use on smartphones, tablets, etc.

May 30, 2014: Best Paper Award

The winner of this year’s RCFS Best Paper Award is:

“Bank Bailout Menus”
Sudipto Bhattacharya and Kjell G. Nyborg
Prize: $10,000

This award was announced at the 2014 Cavalcade.

May 30, 2014: Referee of the Year Award

The winner of this year’s RCFS Referee of the Year Award is:

Amit Seru
Prize: $1000

This award was announced at the 2014 Cavalcade.

May 29, 2014: Upcoming Changes

RCFS announces the retirement of Editor Joshua Rauh. We thank Joshua for his service.

Amit Seru of the University of Chicago will be the incoming Editor. We look forward to having him on our team.

April 21, 2014: Sign Up for RCFS Alerts

Did you know you can sign up to receive email notifications every time an issue ofRCFS 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.

April 8, 2014: Last Days to Book Your Cavalcade Hotel!

There are only a few days left to book your hotel room within the SFS room blocks for the Finance Cavalcade. If you have not booked your room, please make sure you book before the blocks run out. Hotel information is available here.

April 3, 2014: Latest Forthcoming Paper

Forthcoming in Volume 3: “Long-term debt and hidden borrowing” by Heski Bar-Isaac and Vicente Cuñat.

April 2, 2014: Latest Forthcoming Paper

Forthcoming in Volume 3: “Is the Stock Market Just a Side Show? Evidence from a Structural Reform” by Murillo Campello, Rafael P. Ribas, and Albert Wang.

March 25, 2014: Final Week for Early Registration!

Register for the Cavalcade by April 1 to pay the early registration fee of $100 for SFS members or $140 for nonmembers. Registration fees increase on April 2! Register here.

March 18, 2014: Latest Issue of RCFS Has Published Online

Issue 2(2) of RCFS has now published! Subscribers can view the issue onlinehere.

March 14, 2014: Cavalcade Program Now Available

Have you checked out this year’s Cavalcade program? Visit the 2014 SFS Finance Cavalcade web site to view the papers that will be presented in May! If you haven’t registered for the Cavalcade, you can also register and book your hotel on the Cavalcade site. Register by April 1 to pay the early registration fee.

March 11, 2014: Email Communication

We updated our email server last week. While efforts were made to capture every email sent during the transition, we know complications are possible. If you sent any emails to Jaclyn Einstein last week that have not received responses, please re-send.

February 6, 2014: Register for the 2014 Cavalcade

Registration is now available on the Cavalcade site. Register by April 1 to pay the early registration fee of $100 for SFS members or $140 for nonmembers. Registration fees increase on April 2!

January 28, 2014: Special Issue

RCFS‘s Executive Editor, Paolo Fulghieri, recently served as the special issue editor for The Review of Financial Studies. The special issue, “Entrepreneurial Finance and Innovation,” is free to read online!

January 23, 2014: Color Figure Charge

Effective January 1, 2014, the charge per figure for including a color figure in theThe Review of Corporate Finance Studies has been dropped in half to $300!

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