Winners of the RAPS Awards

The winners of the RAPS Awards were announced at the Awards Reception at SFS Cavalcade North America on May 23. We are pleased to share the winners:

Best Paper Award
“Crowded Positions: An Overlooked Systemic Risk for Central Clearing Parties”
Albert Menkveld
Prize: $20,000

Referee of the Year Awards
Martijn Cremers, Roger Edelen
Prizes: $1000

Rising Scholar Award
“The Cross-Section of Expected Returns in the Secondary Corporate Loan Market”
Mehdi Beyhaghi and Sina Ehsani
Prize: $5000

Congratulations to all our award winners!

For past award history, please visit our Awards page.

Registration is Now Open for SFS Cavalcade North America 2018

You may register for SFS Cavalcade North America 2018 on the conference web site. The conference will take place May 21-24, at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. Early registration will be $100 for members and $140 for nonmembers. Beginning April 8, the registration rate will increase to $125 for members and $165 for nonmembers. The registration fee is waived for doctoral students (from any university) and Yale University faculty members.

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.