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AFA 2014 Elections - Now Open

The 2014 AFA elections are taking place online. All voting-eligible AFA members should have received an email with a direct link to an individual ballot. If you have not received this email or if you are unable to vote online please contact Kate... read more

AFA 2015 Annual Meeting: Registration and Hotel Announcement

The AFA 2015 Annual Meeting will be held January 3-5, 2015 (Saturday, Sunday, & Monday) in Boston, MA. AFA sessions will take place at the Westin Copley Place Hotel. ASSA Headquarters will be the Sheraton Boston Hotel with other meetings... 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

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The Journal of FINANCE

The Journal of Finance

2012 Impact Factor 4.333

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).

Incentives and Endogenous Risk Taking: A Structural View on Hedge Fund Alphas

  • Author(s): ANDREA BURASCHI, ROBERT KOSOWSKI, WORRAWAT SRITRAKUL
  • Published on: Volume 69 Issue 6 (December 2014)

Shaping Liquidity: On the Causal Effects of Voluntary Disclosure

  • Author(s): KARTHIK BALAKRISHNAN, MARY BROOKE BILLINGS, BRYAN KELLY, ALEXANDER LJUNGQVIST
  • Published on: Volume 69 Issue 5 (October 2014)

Financial Protectionism? First Evidence

  • Author(s): ANDREW K. ROSE, TOMASZ WIELADEK
  • Published on: Volume 69 Issue 5 (October 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)

Financial Intermediaries and the Cross‐Section of Asset Returns

  • Author(s): TOBIAS ADRIAN, ERKKO ETULA, TYLER MUIR
  • Published on: Volume 69 Issue 6 (December 2014)

Rise of the Machines: Algorithmic Trading in the Foreign Exchange Market

  • Author(s): ALAIN P. CHABOUD, BENJAMIN CHIQUOINE, ERIK HJALMARSSON, CLARA VEGA
  • Published on: Volume 69 Issue 5 (October 2014)

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Forthcoming Articles

Size Anomalies in U.S. Bank Stock Returns

  • Author(s): PRIYANK GANDHI, HANNO LUSTIG

Short‐Term Debt as Bridge Financing: Evidence from the Commercial Paper Market

  • Author(s): MATTHIAS KAHL, ANIL SHIVDASANI, YIHUI WANG

Collateralization, Bank Loan Rates, and Monitoring

  • Author(s): GERALDO CERQUEIRO, STEVEN ONGENA, KASPER ROSZBACH

Urban Vibrancy and Corporate Growth

  • Author(s): CASEY DOUGAL, CHRISTOPHER A. PARSONS, SHERIDAN TITMAN

On the Design of Contingent Capital with a Market Trigger

  • Author(s): Suresh Sundaresan, Zhenyu Wang

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Events

Studies in Economics and Finance

  • Date: December 31, 2013 - December 30, 2014

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CALL FOR PAPERS - 11th Paris December 2014 Finance Meeting

  • Date: March 25, 2014 - December 30, 2014
  • Location: PARIS (FRANCE)

The 11th traditional annual December International Paris Finance Meeting is organized in Paris downtown on December 18, 2014...

Call for papers: 27th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference

  • Date: July 16, 2014 - December 16, 2014
  • Location: Sydney, Australia

The Institute of Global Finance and the School of Banking & Finance at the Australian School of Business, UNSW, Sydney,...

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Careers in Finance

Tenure-Track Assistant, or Tenured...

  • Location: College Station, Texas

Texas A&M University College Station, Texas Tenure-Track Assistant, or Tenured Associate or Full Professor of Finance The...

Faculty Positions in Finance (all...

  • Location: Hong Kong SAR, China

The School of Business and Management of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST Business School) invites...

Assistant/Associate...

  • Location: Guangzhou

JOB POSTING Jinan University School of Management Department of Accounting Full-time Faculty Positions JOB DESCRIPTION: Position...

Alfred Sorensen Chair in Energy,...

  • Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

University of Alberta Department of Finance and Statistical Analysis Alfred Sorensen Chair in Energy, Environmental and...

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