The Editor’s Choice article for September 2015 (issue 4/2) is “The Financial Crisis of 2007–2009: Why Did It Happen and What Did We Learn?” by Anjan V. Thakor. You can read the article free online here.
The fee for submitting to an SFS journal (RAPS, RCFS, or RFS) will be increasing on July 1, 2015. The new submission fee will be $240 for members and $300 for nonmembers.
Accordingly, we’ll also be increasing our referee payments. The new referee payment for an on-time report will be $200, beginning July 1.
RCFS welcomes the following new Associate Editors to the editorial team:
We thank retiring Associate Editors Erwan Morellec and Gordon Phillips for their service.
All changes are effective July 1, 2015.
The winners of the RCFS Awards were announced at the Awards Reception on Tuesday, May 19, at the SFS Finance Cavalcade Conference. We are pleased to now share the winners:
Best Paper Award
“Is the Stock Market Just a Side Show? Evidence from a Structural Reform” by Murillo Campello, Rafael P. Ribas, and Albert Y. Wang
Referee of the Year
Congratulations to all our award winners!
For past award history, please visit our Awards page.
RCFS announces the retirement of Editor Christopher Hennessy. Christopher was one of the founding Editors of RCFS, and we are very grateful for his invaluable contributions to establishing the Review. We thank him very much for his service.
At the same time we are very proud to announce that Uday Rajan of the University of Michigan will be the incoming Editor. We look forward to having him on our team.
We are happy to announce that our publisher has made LaTeX style files available to help authors format their papers according to RCFS style. You can reach the files on our publisher’s web site or on our web site under Accepted Papers. Please note: these files are for formatting your accepted paper. When submitting a paper, you will still need to follow the guidelines for submissions.
Please contact Jaclyn with any feedback regarding the new files.
We’ll be announcing the winners of this year’s RCFS Best Paper Award and RCFS Referee of the Year Award at the Awards Reception held on May 19th at Cavalcade 2015. The Best Paper Award has a prize of $10,000 and the Referee of the Year has a $1000 prize! To see winners from previous years, visit RCFS Awards.
Register for the Cavalcade by March 31 to pay the early registration fee of $100 for SFS members or $140 for nonmembers. Registration fees increase on April 1! Register online at Cavalcade 2015.
“Do Consumers Choose the Right Credit Contracts?” by Sumit Agarwal, Souphala Chomsisengphet, Chunlin Liu, and Nicholas S Souleles