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AFA 2018 Annual Meeting: Hotel and Registration Announcement

The AFA 2018 Annual Meeting will be held January 5-7, 2018 (Friday, Saturday & Sunday) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. • AFA sessions will take place at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel. ASSA Headquarters will be the Philadelphia... read more

2016 Impact Factor 6.043

The 2016 ISI Web of Knowledge impact factors were just released. The Journal of Finance has a two-year impact factor* of 6.043. The JF is the 2nd highest impact journal in the Economics JCR Category behind The Quarterly Journal of Economics. For the... read more

José A. Scheinkman is elected as new AFA Fellow

The AFA announced the selection of José A. Scheinkman as a member of the AFA Society of Fellows at the annual meeting in Chicago. José Scheinkman is the Charles and Lynn Zhang Professor of Economics at Columbia University, Theodore A. Wells ‘29... read more

Amir Sufi selected as 2017 Fischer Black Prize winner

The American Finance Association’s 2017 Fischer Black Prize is awarded to Professor Amir Sufi of the University of Chicago. The prize is awarded to the person under 40 whose work best exemplifies the Fischer Black hallmark of developing original... read more

Watch the 2017 Presidential Address

Campbell Harvey delivered the 2017 Presidential Address, “The Scientific Outlook in Financial Economics,” at the American Finance Association Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL on January 7, 2017. Please view the 2017 Presidential Address here. For the... read more

AFA Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics

The AFA Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics is a statement of the values of our profession. The Code was approved by the AFA Board in September 2016. Dear Member of the American Finance Association: In January 2015, the Board of Directors of... read more

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The Journal of FINANCE

The Journal of Finance

2016 Impact Factor 6.043

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 second (behind the Quarterly Journal of Economics) in five-year impact factor and second in total citations (behind the American Economic Review).

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  • Published on: Volume 72 Issue 4 (August 2017)

Report of the Executive Secretary and Treasurer

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  • Published on: Volume 72 Issue 4 (August 2017)

A Model of Monetary Policy and Risk Premia

  • Author(s): ITAMAR DRECHSLER, ALEXI SAVOV, PHILIPP SCHNABL
  • Published on: The Journal of Finance - Early View Articles

Presidential Address: The Scientific Outlook in Financial Economics

  • Author(s): CAMPBELL R. HARVEY
  • Published on: Volume 72 Issue 4 (August 2017)

The Macroeconomics of Shadow Banking

  • Author(s): ALAN MOREIRA, ALEXI SAVOV
  • Published on: The Journal of Finance - Accepted Articles

Matching Capital and Labor

  • Author(s): JONATHAN B. BERK, JULES H. van BINSBERGEN, BINYING LIU
  • Published on: The Journal of Finance - Accepted Articles

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Forthcoming Articles

Consumer Ruthlessness and Mortgage Default during the 2007 to 2009 Housing Bust

  • Author(s): NEIL BHUTTA, JANE DOKKO, HUI SHAN

On The Origins of Risk‐Taking in Financial Markets

  • Author(s): SANDRA E. BLACK, PAUL J. DEVEREUX, PETTER LUNDBORG, KAVEH MAJLESI

Financial Transaction Taxes, Market Composition, and Liquidity

  • Author(s): JEAN‐EDOUARD COLLIARD, PETER HOFFMANN

Income Insurance and the Equilibrium Term Structure of Equity

  • Author(s): ROBERTO MARFÈ

A Labor Capital Asset Pricing Model

  • Author(s): LARS‐ALEXANDER KUEHN, MIKHAIL SIMUTIN, JESSIE JIAXU WANG

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Events

PCAOB Economic Research Fellowships for 2017-2018

  • Date: October 17, 2016 - July 02, 2018
  • Location: Washington, D.C

Interested candidates must submit the following information to CEA_Fellows@pcaobus.org: 1. A curriculum vitae. 2. A cover...

ICSD 2017 : 5th International Conference on Sustainable Development,Rome, Italy

  • Date: October 25, 2016 - September 07, 2017
  • Location: Rome, Italy

ECSDEV in collaboration with CIT University will organize the 5th ICSD 2017 Rome, Italy in the days: Wednesday 6 to Thursday...

Call for Papers: Second Annual Cass Mergers and Acquisitions Research Centre Conference

  • Date: December 09, 2016 - August 22, 2017
  • Location: London, UK

We are pleased to announce that our second Cass Mergers and Acquisitions Research Centre (MARC) Conference will be held at...

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Careers in Finance

Assistant Professor – Finance /...

  • Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

The Department of Management and the Institute for Management & Innovation (IMI) at the University of Toronto Mississauga...

Assistant/Associate/Full/Senior...

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Peking University HSBC Business School, University Town, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, 518055, China.

 A qualified junior applicant should have a Ph.D. or is expected to receive one before July 2016. Senior applicants are...

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor...

  • Location: South Kensington, London

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Finance - ICBS 2015 042 Imperial College Business School Competitive Salary Imperial...

Assistant Professor Positions in...

  • Location: Santiago, Chile

The Universidad Catolica Graduate School of Business in Santiago, Chile, invites applications for tenure-track positions...

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