Jump to content

Main Navigation

Search the Site / Journal

Search Keywords

Search Tips

Members' Login

Credentials

Members' Options

About the AFA

Welcome to the homepage of The American Finance Association (AFA): the premier academic organization devoted to the study and promotion of knowledge about financial economics.

2016 AFA Annual Meeting – Paper Submission Site Open Now

The paper submission site for the 2016 American Finance Association annual meeting, to be held January 3-5, 2016 in San Francisco, is open now. The deadline for submissions is March 15, 2015 at 5 pm (EST). Important: All authors of a submitted paper... read more

Yuliy Sannikov selected as 2015 Fischer Black Prize winner

The American Finance Association’s Fischer Black Prize Committee has selected Professor Yuliy Sannikov of Princeton University, as the recipient of the 2015 Fischer Black Prize. The prize is awarded to the person under 40 whose work best exemplifies... read more

Ben Bernanke is selected as a member of the AFA Society of Fellows

The AFA announces the selection of Ben Bernanke as a member of the AFA Society of Fellows. Dr. Bernanke is a Distinguished Fellow in Residence with the Economic Studies Program at the Brookings Institution. He has served two terms as Chairman of the... 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

2014 AFA Election Results

The AFA is pleased to annouce the results of the 2014 election: President: Patrick Bolton President-Elect: Campbell Harvey Vice President: David Scharfstein Directors: Pietro Veronesi, Ulrike Malmendier and Per Strömberg On behalf of the Association,... read more

2013 Impact Factor 6.033

The ISI Web of Knowledge impact factors were just released. For the one-year impact factor,* the Journal of Finance ranked #2 (up from #3) just behind the Journal of Economic Literature. For the five-year impact factor,** the JF ranked #3 (same as... 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

Subscribe to News RSS

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).

Taking the Long Way Home: U.S. Tax Evasion and Offshore Investments in U.S. Equity and Debt Markets

  • Author(s): MICHELLE HANLON, EDWARD L. MAYDEW, JACOB R. THORNOCK
  • Published on: Volume 70 Issue 1 (Febraruy 2015)

Money Doctors

  • Author(s): NICOLA GENNAIOLI, ANDREI SHLEIFER, ROBERT VISHNY
  • Published on: Volume 70 Issue 1 (Febraruy 2015)

The Global Crisis and Equity Market Contagion

  • Author(s): GEERT BEKAERT, MICHAEL EHRMANN, MARCEL FRATZSCHER, ARNAUD MEHL
  • Published on: Volume 69 Issue 6 (December 2014)

A Pyrrhic Victory? Bank Bailouts and Sovereign Credit Risk

  • Author(s): VIRAL ACHARYA, ITAMAR DRECHSLER, PHILIPP SCHNABL
  • Published on: Volume 69 Issue 6 (December 2014)

The Cross‐Section of Credit Risk Premia and Equity Returns

  • Author(s): NILS FRIEWALD, CHRISTIAN WAGNER, JOSEF ZECHNER
  • Published on: Volume 69 Issue 6 (December 2014)

Duration of Executive Compensation

  • Author(s): RADHAKRISHNAN GOPALAN, TODD MILBOURN, FENGHUA SONG, ANJAN V. THAKOR
  • Published on: Volume 69 Issue 6 (December 2014)

View all

Forthcoming Articles

How Does Household Portfolio Diversification Vary with Financial Literacy and Financial Advice?

  • Author(s): HANS‐MARTIN VON GAUDECKER

Incentivizing Calculated Risk‐Taking: Evidence from an Experiment with Commercial Bank Loan Officers

  • Author(s): SHAWN COLE, MARTIN KANZ, LEORA KLAPPER

Defined Contribution Pension Plans: Sticky or Discerning Money?

  • Author(s): CLEMENS SIALM, LAURA T. STARKS, HANJIANG ZHANG

Investment Decisions of Nonprofit Firms: Evidence from Hospitals

  • Author(s): MANUEL ADELINO, KATHARINA LEWELLEN, ANANT SUNDARAM

Information Diversity and Complementarities in Trading and Information Acquisition

  • Author(s): ITAY GOLDSTEIN, LIYAN YANG

View all

Events

CORPORATE FINANCE- 6th Edition

  • Date: August 31, 2014 - March 09, 2015
  • Location: Madrid, Spain

The “Jaime Fernández de Araoz on Corporate Finance” Award is a biennial international prize established in 2005 to recognize...

CALL FOR PAPERS: EASTERN FINANCE ASSOCATION

  • Date: September 04, 2014 - April 18, 2015
  • Location: New Orleans

You are invited to participate in the 51st Annual Meeting of the Eastern Finance Association (EFA) at the Hilton Riverside in...

Managerial Finance Special Issue

  • Date: September 25, 2014 - April 29, 2015
  • Location: Managerial Finance

Managerial Finance (An Emerald Insight Journal) "Journal rankings, measurement of intellectual contributions, and related...

View all

Careers in Finance

Assistant Professor - Finance

  • Location: Corvallis, OR

College of Business, at Oregon State University in Corvallis, OR invites applicants for an anticipated full-time (1.0 FTE),...

Visiting Assistant Professor -...

  • Location: Corvallis, OR

The College of Business, Oregon State University (OSU) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), nine-month, visiting...

Post-Doctoral Position in Finance

  • Location: Pittsburgh, PA

The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University seeks applications for a postdoctoral position in Finance,...

Assistant / Associate/ Full...

  • Location: #70 Lienhai Rd. Kaohsiung City 80424, Taiwan

POSITION: Department of Finance at National Sun Yat-sen University in Taiwan is seeking applications for one to two tenure track...

View all

Subscribe to Jobs RSS

Top Articles:

Call for Submissions

Submit a paper.

Advertisement

Social Media

Latest Tweets

Site Footer

View Mobile Version