A few spots are open to attend the 2019 RCFS/RAPS Conference at Baha Mar. If you are interested in attending, please inquire via email to RCFS Editor Uday Rajan, indicating whether you wish to attend the RAPS or the RCFS sessions. The program may be viewed here.
The conference will take place Feb 15-17, 2019, at the Grand Hyatt in Baha Mar, Nassau, The Bahamas. For more information, please see the Call for Papers.
The 13th Jackson Hole Finance Conference will take place January 19-21, 2019, in Jackson Hole, WY. The conference features a dual submission option with RAPS and RCFS. For more, visit the conference web site.
The submission period for SFS Cavalcade North America 2019 has ended. For information on the conference, please visit the Cavalcade North America 2019 web site. If you submitted a paper, you can expect to receive a decision in February. The registration web site will be available in March.
This is the final week to submit your paper for consideration for SFS Cavalcade North America 2019. The deadline for submissions is December 7, 2018.
The new issue of RAPS 8(2) December 2018 has published online. If you have a subscription, you can view the issue online. If you don’t have a subscription, you can read the Editor’s Choice article for free online.
The Editor’s Choice paper for December 2018 (issue 8/2) is “Option Valuation with Volatility Components, Fat Tails, and Nonmonotonic Pricing Kernels” by Kadir Babaoğlu, Peter Christoffersen, Steven Heston, and Kris Jacobs. You can read the article free online here.
In 2018, RAPS presented their first 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 RAPS.
The Society of Financial Studies has a part-time opening for a data collection assistant. Typical hours would be approximately 10 hours per week, but you would have the flexibility to work where you wish and when you wish. Internet access is required. Some familiarity with finance journals and papers is preferred. This position pays $20 per hour. To be considered, please send a CV/resume to email@example.com by October 31, 2018.