Winners of the RAPS Awards

The winners of the annual RAPS Awards were announced at the virtual Awards Reception on May 25 as part of the SFS Cavalcade. We are pleased to share the winners:

Best Paper Award
“Preventing Controversial Catastrophes”
Steven D. Baker, Burton Hollifield, and Emilio Osambela
Prize: $10,000

Referee of the Year
Juhani Linnainmaa
Prize: $1000

Rising Scholar Award
“Publication Bias and the Cross-Section of Stock Returns”
Andrew Y. Chen and Tom Zimmermann
Prize: $5000

Congratulations to all our award winners!

Tuesday at the Cavalcade

The first paper presentations of SFS Cavalcade 2021 begin at 11am today.

1:15pm Panel Honoring Craig W. Holden

3:45pm RCFS Keynote by Amir Sufi

4:30pm Presentation of Awards

5pm Virtual Reception with rooms hosted by MIT:
Asset Pricing hosted by Lawrence Schmidt
Corporate Finance hosted by Egor Matveyev
Behavioral Finance hosted by Eben Lazarus
ESG hosted by Ed Golding
FinTech and Big Data hosted by Maryam Farboodi

For more information, visit the conference website.

Cavalcade Begins Today!

SFS Cavalcade North America 2021 kicks off today with a Keynote by Chair Ulrike Malmendier at 5pm. A virtual Welcome Reception will follow with rooms hosted by MIT:

Asset Pricing hosted by Leonid Kogan
Corporate Finance hosted by Antoinette Schoar
Behavioral Finance hosted by Taha Choukhmane
Financial Policy, COVID-19, and Beyond hosted by Deborah Lucas
Macro Finance hosted by Emil Verner

For more information, visit the conference website.

Forthcoming Paper

“Pricing Implications of Covariances and Spreads in Currency Markets” by Thomas Andreas Maurer, Thuy Duong To, and Ngoc-Khanh Tran