Australian National University Conference on Asset Pricing 2020

The Australian National University Conference on Asset Pricing 2020 will feature a dual submission option with RAPS. The RAPS sponsoring editor is Jeffrey Pontiff. The deadline for submissions is September 30, 2019. The conference will take place March 26-28, 2020, at the QT hotel in Canberra, Australia. The Call for Papers may be viewed here.

2019 RCFS/RAPS Conference at Baha Mar

A few spots are open to attend the 2019 RCFS/RAPS Conference at Baha Mar. If you are interested in attending, please inquire via email to RCFS Editor Uday Rajan, indicating whether you wish to attend the RAPS or the RCFS sessions. The program may be viewed here.

The conference will take place Feb 15-17, 2019, at the Grand Hyatt in Baha Mar, Nassau, The Bahamas. For more information, please see the Call for Papers.

Editor’s Choice: December

The Editor’s Choice paper for December 2018 (issue 8/2) is “Option Valuation with Volatility Components, Fat Tails, and Nonmonotonic Pricing Kernels” by Kadir Babaoğlu, Peter Christoffersen, Steven Heston, and Kris Jacobs. You can read the article free online here.

Rising Scholar Award

In 2018, RAPS presented their first Rising Scholar Award. The $5000 prize is awarded to a paper that was published in RAPS in which no author on the paper received either their current academic appointment or most recent Ph.D. more than 6 years prior to when the paper was submitted to RAPS. Is your paper eligible? Check the requirements and if you are eligible, remember to select “Rising Scholar” as your paper type when you submit to RAPS.