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
Referee of the Year
Rising Scholar Award
“Publication Bias and the Cross-Section of Stock Returns”
Andrew Y. Chen and Tom Zimmermann
Congratulations to all our award winners!
The Editor’s Choice paper for issue 11(2) is “Zero-Coupon Yields and the Cross-Section of Bond Prices” by N. Aaron Pancost. Editor’s Choice papers are free to read on our publisher’s web site.
The dual submission decisions for the SFS Cavalcade North America 2021 have been sent. If you submitted your paper as a dual submission and did not receive your decision email, please contact us.
“Pricing Implications of Covariances and Spreads in Currency Markets” by Thomas Andreas Maurer, Thuy Duong To, and Ngoc-Khanh Tran
“Volatility-of-Volatility Risk in Asset Pricing” by Te-Feng Chen, Tarun Chordia, San-Lin Chung, and JC Lin
“Active and Passive Investing” by Nicolae Gârleanu and Lasse Heje Pedersen
We are very pleased to announce that Zhiguo He has agreed to serve as the next Executive Editor of RAPS. He will serve as a RAPS editor starting on July 1, 2021, and will begin as the executive editor on January 1, 2022. Zhiguo is the Fuji Bank and Heller Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Previously Zhiguo was an Associate Editor of the Review of Financial Studies. A more complete bio and his publications can be found on his website.
“Global Risk in Long-Term Sovereign Debt” by Nicola Borri and Kirill Shakhnov
“Fundamental Arbitrage under the Microscope: Evidence from Detailed Hedge Fund Transaction Data” by Bastian von Beschwitz, Sandro Lunghi, and Daniel Schmidt
The RAPS Cavalcade Keynote will be Eugene Fama (University of Chicago). This very special keynote will consist entirely of questions and answers. Please email your questions to Jeffrey Pontiff. The keynote will take place on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, from 3:45-4:30pm.