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New RF Associate Editors From 2021

The Review of Finance is delighted to announce the appointment of Brian Melzer, Jacopo Ponticelli, and Rick Townsend as Associate Editors, to start a three-year term commencing in January 2021. We thank Peter Koudijs, Jacob Sagi, and Lucy White, whose terms come to an end in December, for their service.… Read more...

Privacy Notice & Cookie Policy

The RF is introducing a Privacy Policy, which will apply from 2 November 2020. This is in order to provide you with more information about how we use any personal information we may hold on you, and also to ensure our continued compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).… Read more...

New RF Editors from 2021

The Review of Finance is delighted to announce the appointment of Daniel Paravisini and Chris Parsons as Editors, to start a three-year term commencing in January 2021. We thank Amiyatosh Purnanandam and Kelly Shue, whose terms come to an end in December, for their outstanding service to the RF, both in handling individual papers and contributing to overall journal strategy.… Read more...

Managing Editor’s Report for 2019/20

The Managing Editor’s Report for 2019/20 is available here. Some highlights include:

  • The impact factor rose by 48% to 2.885. This rise is partly due to the number of zero-cited articles falling by 35%, and partly due to the publication of some high impact papers.
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2019/20 Best Paper and Best Referee Awards

The Review of Finance congratulates the following award winners:

Pagano/Zechner award for the best non-investments paper

Spängler IQAM award for the best investments paper

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Call for Papers for Review of Finance Special Issue on China

China may soon become the world’s largest economy, but most academic research in top journals is based on U.S. data.  The insights from papers on U.S. data may not automatically apply to China, since it has a unique set of institutional features, hence the need for research specific to China. … Read more...

Virtual Issue: Effects and Responses to Economic Downturns

The COVID-19 pandemic is a serious crisis.  To understand its effects, and to guide policy responses, we need evidence.  However, since the crisis is recent, we do not yet have enough data to understand its long-term effects; since some policy responses have not yet been tried, or have only recently been implemented, we are unable to assess their success. … Read more...