Forthcoming Papers

“Family firms and labor market regulation” by Morten Bennedsen, Sterling Huang, Hannes Wagner, and Stefan Zeume

“Incentives and Competition in the Airline Industry” by Rajesh K. Aggarwal and Carola Schenone

RCFS Keynote Speaker

RCFS is pleased to announce that Antoinette Schoar (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) will be the RCFS Keynote Speaker at Cavalcade North America 2019. Professor Schoar’s speech will take place Wednesday, May 22, at 3:45pm. For more details, please see the program on the Cavalcade web site.

Part-time RFS Advisory Editor Position

A part-time RFS advisory editor position is available for the next academic year, beginning on August 16.  We’re looking for an advanced finance or economics Ph.D. student or a recent post-doc to provide editorial support in the review process.  The position requires about 10 hours per week and a minimum commitment of one year; extension for another year is possible.  Salary is competitive. The application deadline is May 1, 2019, but the position will only remain open until filled.  To apply, please submit a cover letter, graduate course work, any working papers, and three letters of recommendation to Jan Sokolowsky.

Registration is Now Open for SFS Cavalcade North America 2019

You may register for SFS Cavalcade North America 2019 on the conference web site. The Cavalcade will take place May 20-23 at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Early registration is $100 for members and $140 for nonmembers. Beginning April 8, the registration rate will increase to $125 for members and $165 for nonmembers. The registration fee is waived for doctoral students (from any university) and Carnegie Mellon faculty members.

2019 RCFS/RAPS Conference at Baha Mar

A few spots are open to attend the 2019 RCFS/RAPS Conference at Baha Mar. If you are interested in attending, please inquire via email to RCFS Editor Uday Rajan, indicating whether you wish to attend the RAPS or the RCFS sessions. The program may be viewed here.

The conference will take place Feb 15-17, 2019, at the Grand Hyatt in Baha Mar, Nassau, The Bahamas. For more information, please see the Call for Papers.