Forthcoming Paper

“Rethinking the Use of Credit Ratings in Capital Regulations: Evidence From the Insurance Industry” by Kathleen Weiss Hanley and Stanislava Nikolova

Part-time RFS Advisory Editor Position

A part-time RFS advisory editor position is available for the next academic year, beginning in August 2020.  We’re looking for an advanced finance or economics PhD 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 8, 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 at

Forthcoming Papers

“Hard Marriage with Heavy Burdens: Organized Labor as Takeover Deterrents” by Xuan Tian and Wenyu Wang

“Banks’ Non-interest Income and Systemic Risk” by Markus K. Brunnermeier,
Gang Dong, and Darius Palia

Forthcoming Papers

“How Do Executives Exercise Their Stock Options?” by Daniel Klein and
Ernst Maug

“Tournament Incentives and Acquisition Performance” by Iftekhar Hasan, Marco Navone, Thomas To, and Eliza Wu