New Associate Editors from 2023
The RF is pleased to announce a number of new Associate Editor appointments beginning in January 2023:
Tobias Berg (Frankfurt School of Finance & Management), Scott Cederburg (University of Arizona), Laurent Fresard (Universita della Svizzera Italiana), Vincent Glode (University of Pennsylvania), Deeksha Gupta (Johns Hopkins University), Bing Han (University of Toronto), Thomas Mertens (Federal Reserve Bank San Francisco), Dmitriy Muravyev (Michigan State University), Elena Simintzi (University of North Carolina), Jan Starmans (Stockholm School of Economics), Margarita Tsoutsoura (Cornell University).… Read more...
Editorial Office Christmas break & fast-track submissions over the holidays
Thank you for submitting your papers to the RF during 2022. As we approach the end of the year, we would like to notify you that the RF Editorial Office will be closed from 23 December and reopen on 2 January.… Read more...
New RF Editors From 2023
The Review of Finance is delighted to announce the appointment of Xavier Giroud (Columbia) and Marcus Opp (Stockholm School of Economics) as Editors, to start a three-year term commencing in January 2023. Xavier and Marcus are leading experts in empirical and theoretical corporate finance.… Read more...
Managing Editor’s Report for 2021/22
The Managing Editor’s Report for 2021/2 is available here. Some highlights include
- The 2-year impact factor rose to 5.059 in 2021. This compares to 3.894 in 2020, 2.885 in 2019 and 1.906 in 2018, indicating strong forward momentum.
- Excluding self-citations, the impact factor has increased to 4.971, from 3.840 in 2020.
2021/22 Best Paper and Best Referee Awards
The Review of Finance congratulates the award winners for the Pagano/Zechner Prize for best non-investments, for the IQAM Prize for the best investments paper, and for the Best Referee Award.
- Winner: Bo Li and Jacopo Ponticelli for Going Bankrupt in China
- Runner-up: Meghana Ayyagari, Pedro Juarros, Maria Soledad Martinez Peria and Sandeep Singh for Access to Finance and Job Growth: Firm-Level Evidence across Developing Countries (summary)
- Jeffery (Jinfan) Chang, Ting Yang and Yanping Shi for Finance Leases: In the Shadow of Banks (summary)
- Efraim Benmelech, Nittai Bergman and Amit Seru for Financing Labor
- B Espen Eckbo and Michael Kisser for The Leverage–Profitability Puzzle Resurrected (summary)
- Winner: Jonathan Reuter and Eric Zitzewitz
for How Much Does Size Erode Mutual Fund Performance?
New Associate Editors From 2022
The Review of Finance is delighted to announce the appointment of Carole Comerton-Forde (Melbourne), Winston Dou (Wharton), and Michael Song (Chinese University of Hong Kong) as Associate Editors, to start a three-year term commencing in January 2022. We also announce the reappointment of David Martinez-Miera to a second term.… Read more...
New Code Sharing Policy
To ensure the quality and reliability of papers published in the Review of Finance, we are introducing a Code Sharing Policy. It applies to all papers whose first submissions are on or after 1 January, 2022:
- Code Sharing. Authors of accepted papers that contain empirical analysis, simulations, numerical computations, or experimental work must provide the programs needed for replication to the Review of Finance.
New RF Editors From 2022
The Review of Finance is delighted to announce the appointment of Ian Dew-Becker (Kellogg) and Jun Pan (Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance) as Editors, to start a three-year term commencing in January 2022. Both are leading experts in theoretical and empirical asset pricing.… Read more...
2020/21 Best Paper and Best Referee Awards
The Review of Finance congratulates the following award winners:
Pagano/Zechner Prize for best non-investments paper
- Winner: Mariassunta Giannetti, Guanmin Liao, Jiaxing You, Xiaoyun Yu for The Externalities of Corruption: Evidence from Entrepreneurial Firms in China (summary)
- Runner-up: Óscar Arce, Sergio Mayordomo, Ricardo Gimeno for Making Room for the Needy: The Credit-Reallocation Effects of the ECB’s Corporate QE (summary)
- Paolo Fulghieri, Diego García, Dirk Hackbarth for Asymmetric Information and the Pecking (Dis)Order
- Hadar Gafni, Dan Marom, Alicia Robb, Orly Sade for Gender Dynamics in Crowdfunding (Kickstarter): Evidence on Entrepreneurs, Backers, and Taste-Based Discrimination
- Nishant Dass, Vikram Nanda, Haemin Dennis Park, Steven Chong Xiao for Intellectual Property Protection and Financial Markets: Patenting versus Secrecy (summary)
The IQAM Prize (known as the Spängler-IQAM Prize prior to 2021) for the best investments paper
- Winner: Ekkehart Boehmer, Charles M Jones, Juan (Julie) Wu, Xiaoyan Zhang for What Do Short Sellers Know?
Managing Editor’s Report for 2020/1
The Managing Editor’s Report for 2020/1 is available here. Some highlights include:
- The 2-year impact factor rose to 3.894. This is 35% higher than 2019-20 (2.885) and 104% higher than 2018-9 (1.906)
- Excluding self-citations, the impact factor is little changed at 3.840
- Part of the increase is because Clarivate now includes Early Access articles.