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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.

AFA 2016 Election Results

David Scharfstein was elected President, Peter DeMarzo was elected President-Elect and 2017 Program Chair, and David Hirshleifer was elected Vice President. In addition, Viral Acharya, Wei Jiang, and Mitchell Petersen were elected as Directors. On... 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

AFA 2017 Annual Meeting: Hotel and Registration Announcement

The AFA 2017 Annual Meeting will be held January 6-8, 2017 (Friday, Saturday & Sunday) in Chicago, Illinois. AFA sessions will take place at the Sheraton Grand Chicago Hotel & Towers. ASSA Headquarters will be the Hyatt Regency Chicago. ... 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

2015 Impact Factor 5.105

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).

Corporate Scandals and Household Stock Market Participation

  • Author(s): MARIASSUNTA GIANNETTI, TRACY YUE WANG
  • Published on: Volume 71 Issue 6 (December 2016)

AMERICAN FINANCE ASSOCIATION

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  • Published on: Volume 71 Issue 6 (December 2016)

AMERICAN FINANCE ASSOCIATION

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  • Published on: Volume 71 Issue 6 (December 2016)

ISSUE INFORMATION ‐ ED BOARD

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  • Published on: Volume 71 Issue 6 (December 2016)

Valuation Risk and Asset Pricing

  • Author(s): RUI ALBUQUERQUE, MARTIN EICHENBAUM, VICTOR XI LUO, SERGIO REBELO
  • Published on: Volume 71 Issue 6 (December 2016)

American Finance Association

  • Author(s): Peter DeMarzo
  • Published on: Volume 71 Issue 6 (December 2016)

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Forthcoming Articles

Resident Networks and Corporate Connections: Evidence from World War II Internment Camps

  • Author(s): LAUREN COHEN, UMIT G. GURUN, CHRISTOPHER MALLOY

What Doesn't Kill You Will Only Make You More Risk‐Loving: Early‐Life Disasters and CEO Behavior

  • Author(s): GENNARO BERNILE, VINEET BHAGWAT, P. RAGHAVENDRA RAU

The Real Effects of Credit Ratings: The Sovereign Ceiling Channel

  • Author(s): HEITOR ALMEIDA, IGOR CUNHA, MIGUEL A. FERREIRA, FELIPE RESTREPO

Asset Pricing without Garbage

  • Author(s): TIM A. KROENCKE

Financial Contracting and Organizational Form: Evidence from the Regulation of Trade Credit

  • Author(s): EMILY BREZA, ANDRES LIBERMAN

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Events

14th Paris December Finance Meeting - December 20, 2016

  • Date: March 18, 2016 - December 31, 2016
  • Location: Novotel Chatelet Les Halles Paris Downton

The 14th Paris December Finance Meeting is organized in Paris downtown on December 20, 2016 by EUROFIDAI (European Financial...

CALL FOR PAPERS - 14th Paris December Finance Meeting - December 20, 2016

  • Date: April 01, 2016 - December 31, 2016
  • Location: Novotel Chatelet Les Halles Paris Downton

The 14th Paris December Finance Meeting is organized in Paris downtown on December 20, 2016 by EUROFIDAI (European Financial...

Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning

  • Date: June 04, 2016 - December 31, 2016
  • Location: Online

Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning (JFCP) publishes cutting edge research and innovative ideas for financial...

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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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