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.

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.

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.

Submission Period for Cavalcade North America 2017 is Now Open!

The SFS Cavalcade North America 2017 submission period is now open. To submit, please visit Cavalcade North America 2017. The deadline for submissions is December 7, 2016.

Dual Submission: The Cavalcade features dual submission with The Review of Asset Pricing Studies and The Review of Corporate Finance Studies. Details are available at Cavalcade North America 2017.

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

Submission Period Approaching for SFS Cavalcade North America 2017

The SFS Cavalcade North America 2017 submission period will begin November 9 and end December 7. For more, visit SFS Cavalcade North America 2017.

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.

Editor’s Choice: June

The Editor’s Choice article for June 2016 (issue 6/1) is “Macro Disagreement and the Cross-Section of Stock Returns by Frank Weikai Li. You can read the article free online here.