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2014 Impact Factor 5.424

The 2014 ISI Web of Knowledge impact factors were just released. The Journal of Finance has a one-year impact factor* of 5.424. The JF maintains its ranking as the 2nd highest impact journal in the Economics JCR Category behind The Quarterly... read more

The Journal of Finance Announces Search for New Editor

The current contract of the JF editorial team expires in June 2016. We regret to inform you that the editorial team has decided not to seek a renewal. The JF has been extremely fortunate to have had Ken Singleton, Bruno Biais and Michael Roberts as... read more

2015 AFA Board Meeting Summary - Now Available

The AFA Board of Directors has voted to publish a Board Meeting Summary to increase transparency of AFA governance and decisions made by the Board. The Board Meeting Summary from January 3, 2015 is now available here. We hope that... read more

The AFA Celebrates its 75th Anniversary

The American Finance Association celebrated its 75th Anniversay on January 4, 2015. Please view the slide show. read more

Joint Editorial on Advice for Authors

A Joint Editorial on Advice for Authors has been written by David Hirshleifer, G. William Schwert, and Kenneth J. Singleton (Editors, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Economics, and Journal of Finance), and can be viewed here. Visit... read more

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Publications

The Journal of FINANCE

The Journal of Finance

2013 Impact Factor 6.033

The Journal of Finance publishes leading research across all the major fields of financial economics. It is one of the most widely cited academic journals in economics ranking third (behind the Journal of Economic Literature and the Quarterly Journal of Economics) in five-year impact factor and third in total citations (behind the American Economic Review and Econometrica).

Transparency in the Financial System: Rollover Risk and Crises

  • Author(s): MATTHIEU BOUVARD, PIERRE CHAIGNEAU, ADOLFO DE MOTTA
  • Published on: Volume 70 Issue 4 (August 2015)

CEO Connectedness and Corporate Fraud

  • Author(s): VIKRAMADITYA KHANNA, E. HAN KIM, YAO LU
  • Published on: Volume 70 Issue 3 (June 2015)

Capital and Labor Reallocation within Firms

  • Author(s): XAVIER GIROUD, HOLGER M. MUELLER
  • Published on: Volume 70 Issue 4 (August 2015)

Change You Can Believe In? Hedge Fund Data Revisions: Erratum

  • Author(s): ANDREW J. PATTON, TARUN RAMADORAI, MICHAEL STREATFIELD
  • Published on: Volume 70 Issue 4 (August 2015)

Minutes of the 2015 Annual Membership Meeting

  • Author(s):
  • Published on: Volume 70 Issue 4 (August 2015)

Do Prices Reveal the Presence of Informed Trading?

  • Author(s): PIERRE COLLIN‐DUFRESNE, VYACHESLAV FOS
  • Published on: Volume 70 Issue 4 (August 2015)

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Forthcoming Articles

Outsourcing in the International Mutual Fund Industry: An Equilibrium View

  • Author(s): OLEG CHUPRININ, MASSIMO MASSA, DAVID SCHUMACHER

Asset Quality Misrepresentation by Financial Intermediaries: Evidence from the RMBS Market

  • Author(s): TOMASZ PISKORSKI, AMIT SERU, JAMES WITKIN

An Information‐Based Theory of Time‐Varying Liquidity

  • Author(s): BRENDAN DALEY, BRETT GREEN

Who Facilitated Misreporting in Securitized Loans?

  • Author(s): JOHN M. GRIFFIN, GONZALO MATURANA

Health and Mortality Delta: Assessing the Welfare Cost of Household Insurance Choice

  • Author(s): RALPH S.J. KOIJEN, STIJN VAN NIEUWERBURGH, MOTOHIRO YOGO

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Events

Call for Papers - Journal of Financial Innovation

  • Date: October 21, 2014 - October 21, 2015
  • Location: Sao Paulo-Brazil

Submission must be well researched, informed and demonstrate familiarity with the relevant literature, concept, applied and...

6th Annual Financial Market Liquidity Conference

  • Date: February 01, 2015 - September 30, 2015
  • Location: Corvinus University of Budapest

The Corvinus Liquidity Conference is going to take place in the city of Budapest for the 6th time. It thereby now follows a...

13th Paris December Finance Meeting

  • Date: March 01, 2015 - December 17, 2015
  • Location: PARIS, FRANCE

Submission process Only on line submissions will be considered for the 2015 Paris December Finance Meeting. Before filling...

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Careers in Finance

Professor/Associate...

  • Location: Hong Kong

Worldwide Search for Talent City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in...

Tenure track or tenured position in...

  • Location: Waltham, Massachusetts, USA

The Brandeis International Business School invites applications for up to two tenured or tenure-track appointments in finance...

Assistant Professor...

  • Location: Sydney, Australia

LECTURER / SENIOR LECTURER (equivalent to Assistant Professor) SCHOOL OF BANKING AND FINANCE, UNSW Business School, UNSW...

Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate...

  • Location: Selinsgrove, PA

Finance: The Sigmund Weis School of Business of Susquehanna University seeks candidates for a tenure track position at the...

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