We are pleased to announce that the upcoming SFS Finance Cavalcade conference will again offer a dual submission option with RCFS. The Cavalcade submission period opens November 9, 2015, and closes December 7, 2015. For details, visit Cavalcade 2016.
“Asset Fire Sales by Banks: Evidence from Commercial REO Sales” by Yongqiang Chu
“Caught Between Scylla and Charybdis? Regulating Bank Leverage When There Is Rent-seeking and Risk-shifting” by Viral Acharya, Hamid Mehran, and Anjan Thakor
The 26th Annual Utah Winter Finance Conference will feature a dual submission option with RCFS. The conference will take place February 4-6, 2016.
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.