Forthcoming Paper

“Deposit insurance, bank risk taking, and failures: Evidence from early twentieth-century state deposit insurance systems” by Felipe Aldunate

Rising Scholar Award

RCFS is now offering a Rising Scholar Award. The $5000 prize is awarded to a paper that was published in RAPS in which no author on the paper received either their current academic appointment or most recent Ph.D. more than 6 years prior to when the paper was submitted to RAPS. Is your paper eligible? Check the requirements and if you are eligible, remember to select “Rising Scholar” as your paper type when you submit to RCFS.

2019 RCFS/RAPS Conference at Baha Mar

Following the success of the first RCFS conference last year, the Society for Financial Studies is hosting a joint RCFS/RAPS conference at Nassau in the Bahamas from February 15 to 17, 2019. The sponsoring editors are: (RCFS) Andrew Ellul, Isil Erel, Gregor Matvos, Uday Rajan, and (RAPS) Jeffrey Pontiff, Hui Chen, Thierry Foucault, and Nikolai Roussanov. The submission period is September 7 – November 1, 2018. The Call for Papers may be viewed here.

Editor’s Choice: September

The Editor’s Choice paper for September 2018 (issue 7/2) is “Within-Bank Spillovers of Real Estate Shocks” by Vicente Cuñat, Dragana Cvijanović, and Kathy Yuan. You can read the article free online here.

Introducing Isil Erel

We welcome Isil Erel as an Editor of RCFS. Isil is the David A. Rismiller Chair in Finance and the academic director of the Risk Institute at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business. Please join us in welcoming Isil to the team.