Call for Papers: 2020 RCFS/RAPS Winter Conference

The 2020 RCFS/RAPS Winter Conference is now accepting submissions. Please see the Call for Papers for full details. The conference, which features a dual submission option with RAPS and RCFS, will take place February 14-16, 2020, at the Atlantis in Nassau, the Bahamas. The RCFS sponsoring editors are Andrew Ellul, Isil Erel, Gregor Matvos, and Uday Rajan; the RAPS sponsoring editors are Jeffrey Pontiff, Hui Chen, Thierry Foucault, and Nikolai Roussanov. The submission deadline is November 18, 2019.

UBC Winter Finance Conference 2020

The UBC Winter Finance Conference 2020 will feature a dual submission option with RAPS and RCFS. The RAPS sponsoring editor is Jeffrey Pontiff and the RCFS sponsoring editor is Andrew Ellul. The deadline for paper submissions is November 18, 2019. The conference will take place February 28 to March 1 at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler Resort in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. For more details, see the Call for Papers.

Winners of the RAPS Awards

The winners of the RAPS Awards were announced at the Awards Reception at SFS Cavalcade North America on May 21. We are pleased to share the winners:

Best Paper Award
“Beta Bubbles”
Petri Jylhä, Matti Suominen, and Tuomas Tomunen
Prize: $20,000

Referee of the Year
Brian Weller
Prize: $1000

Congratulations to all our award winners!

Editorial Team Updates

RAPS is pleased to announce that Thierry Foucault has been renewed for another 3-year term as Editor.

The following Associate Editors have been renewed for 3-year terms: Roger Edelen, Sydney Ludvigson, Jun Pan, and Andrew Patton.

We thank our Editors and Associate Editors for their continued service.