About the JF

Aims and Scope

The Journal of Finance publishes leading research across all the major fields of financial research. It is one of the most widely cited academic journals on finance and one of the most widely cited journals in all of economics as well. Each issue of the journal reaches over 8,000 academics, finance professionals, libraries, government and financial institutions around the world. Published six times a year, the journal is the official publication of The American Finance Association, the premier academic organization devoted to the study and promotion of knowledge about financial economics.

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Editor’s Report

Journal of Finance Editor Reports

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Editorial Policies

  • Submission Guidelines and Policies
  • Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy
  • Referee Guidelines for the Journal of Finance
  • Editor's Joint Policy Statement Regarding "Coercive Citations"

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Editorial Board

The incumbent AFA Editorial Board, including the Editor, Co-Editors, Associate Editors, Assistant Editor and Business Manager.

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Journal stats

AFA monthly stats breakdown, including submissions and resubmissions.

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Current and Past Editors

A look at the past Editors of the Journal of Finance and years in which they served.

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