Virtual Issue: Debt

In honor of Financial Literacy Month, the SFS presents a Virtual Issue on Debt. This Virtual Issue includes papers from RAPS, RCFS, and RFS, published between 2014-2019, on topics such as the mortgage crisis, student aid, and payday loans, among others. The issue is free to read online now.

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.

Part-time RFS Advisory Editor Position

A part-time RFS advisory editor position is available for the next academic year, beginning on August 16.  We’re looking for an advanced finance or economics Ph.D. student or a recent post-doc to provide editorial support in the review process.  The position requires about 10 hours per week and a minimum commitment of one year; extension for another year is possible.  Salary is competitive. The application deadline is May 1, 2019, but the position will only remain open until filled.  To apply, please submit a cover letter, graduate course work, any working papers, and three letters of recommendation to Jan Sokolowsky.

Registration is Now Open for SFS Cavalcade North America 2019

You may register for SFS Cavalcade North America 2019 on the conference web site. The Cavalcade will take place May 20-23 at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Early registration is $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 Carnegie Mellon faculty members.

RAPS Keynote Speaker

RAPS is pleased to announce that Maureen O’Hara (Cornell University) will be the RAPS Keynote Speaker at Cavalcade North America 2019. Professor O’Hara’s speech will take place Tuesday, May 21, at 3:45pm. For more details, please see the program on the Cavalcade web site once it is posted in March.

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.