“Learning Fast or Slow” by Brad Barber, Yi-Tsung Lee, Yu-Jane Liu, Terrance Odean, and Ke Zhang
The Editor’s Choice article for June 2019 (issue 9/1) is “A Fresh Look at Return Predictability Using a More Efficient Estimator” by Travis L Johnson. You can read the article free online here.
The SFS Cavalcade Asia-Pacific 2019 submission period is now open. To submit, please visit SFS Cavalcade Asia-Pacific 2019. The deadline for submission is June 15, 2019.
Reminder for doctoral students: For papers in which ALL co-authors are doctoral students, the submission fee is waived.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The program for SFS Cavalcade North America 2019 is now available on the conference web site.
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.