2018 Fixed Income and Financial Institutions

The 7th Fixed Income and Financial Institutions Conference (FIFI) will feature a dual submission option with RAPS. The RAPS sponsoring editor is Wayne Ferson. The deadline for paper submissions is November 23, 2017.

The conference will take place April 27-28, 2018, at the Darla Moore School of Business of the University of South Carolina.

The Call for Papers may be viewed here.

Announcing the new Executive Editor of RAPS

Wayne Ferson is completing his term as Executive Editor of RAPS on December 31. Wayne has been with RAPS since the beginning and the SFS is grateful to him for his excellent work as the first Executive Editor.

 

We are very pleased to announce that Jeffrey Pontiff has agreed to serve as the next RAPS Executive Editor. His term will begin January 1, 2018. Jeffrey joined the RAPS editorial team in 2011 as an Editor. He is a professor at Boston College and is the James F. Clearly Chair in Finance.

 

UBC Winter Finance Conference 2018

The UBC Winter Finance Conference 2018 will feature a dual submission option with RCFS and RAPS. The RCFS sponsoring editor is Paolo Fughieri and the RAPS sponsoring editor is Wayne Ferson. The deadline for paper submissions is November 19, 2017. The conference will take place March 2-4, 2018, at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler Resort in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. The Call for Papers may be viewed here.

Submission Period for SFS Cavalcade Asia-Pacific 2017 is Now Open!

The SFS Cavalcade Asia-Pacific 2017 submission period is now open. To submit, please visit Cavalcade Asia-Pacific 2017. The deadline for submissions is July 20, 2017. Click here to view the Call for Papers.

Dual Submission: The Cavalcade features dual submission with The Review of Asset Pricing Studies and The Review of Corporate Finance Studies.

Reminder for doctoral students: For papers in which ALL co-authors are doctoral students, the submission fee is waived.

Winners of the RAPS Awards

The winners of the RAPS Awards were announced at the Awards Reception at SFS Cavalcade North America. We are pleased to now share the winners:

Best Paper Award
“Economic Uncertainty and Interest Rates”
Samuel Hartzmark
Prize: $10,000

Referee of the Year
Gergana Jostova
Prize: $1000

Congratulations to all our award winners!

For past award history, please visit our Awards page.

Editorial Team Changes

RAPS welcomes the following Associate Editors: Ralph Koijen, Clemens Sialm, Dimitri Vayanos, and Pietro Veronesi.

We thank our retiring Associate Editors: Pierre Collin-Dufresne, Hanno Lustig, Christopher J. Malloy, and Allan Timmermann.

All changes are effective July 1, 2017.