The UBC Winter Finance Conference 2020 will feature a dual submission option with RAPS and RCFS. The RAPS sponsoring editor is Jeffrey Pontiff and the RCFS sponsoring editor is Andrew Ellul. The deadline for paper submissions is November 18, 2019. The conference will take place February 28 to March 1 at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler Resort in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. For more details, see the Call for Papers.
Executive Editor Jeffrey Pontiff is quoted in Bloomberg in a piece titled “What U.S. Could Learn From India’s New Tax on Share Buybacks.”
“Quantitative Easing and Equity Prices: Evidence from the ETF Program of the Bank of Japan” by Andrea Barbon and Virginia Gianinazzi
Oxford University Press’s new virtual issue on monetary policy features two RAPS papers by Eugene F. Fama: “Does the Fed Control Interest Rates?” and “Interest Rates and Inflation Revisited.”
The virtual issue is free to read until the end of September.
The bidding period to host SFS Cavalcade Asia-Pacific is open. Bids must be received by August 15, 2019. For details, please visit the Cavalcade A-P 2020 web site.
The winners of the RAPS Awards were announced at the Awards Reception at SFS Cavalcade North America on May 21. We are pleased to share the winners:
Best Paper Award
Petri Jylhä, Matti Suominen, and Tuomas Tomunen
Referee of the Year
Congratulations to all our award winners!
RAPS is pleased to announce that Thierry Foucault has been renewed for another 3-year term as Editor.
The following Associate Editors have been renewed for 3-year terms: Roger Edelen, Sydney Ludvigson, Jun Pan, and Andrew Patton.
We thank our Editors and Associate Editors for their continued service.
“First to ‘Read’ the News: News Analytics and Algorithmic Trading” by Bastian von Beschwitz, Donald B. Keim, and Massimo Massa