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Editorial Changes

Our longest-serving Editor, Burton Hollifield, has decided to retire as Editor of the Review of Finance. We thank him for his many years of distinguished service and are delighted that he has agreed to serve as Advisory Editor.… Read more...

Macro-Finance

The lead article in Volume 21, Issue 3 of the Review of Finance is “Macro-Finance” by John Cochrane of Stanford. This is an excellent review of recent advances and future research directions on a major asset pricing topic – macro-finance – written in a clear way accessible to those outside the asset pricing literature (such as me).… Read more...

Editorial Changes

The RF announces that Franklin Allen will be stepping down as Managing Editor this summer. We thank him for his five years of service to the journal, which included the RF being added to the Financial Times Top 50 journals list.… Read more...

New Abbreviation

The Review of Finance abbreviation is being changed from RoF to RF, in line with other journals (e.g JFJFERFS rather than JoFJoFERoFS). Please use the new abbreviation when referring to the Review of Finance going forwards.… Read more...

New Aims and Scope

The Review of Finance announces an expanded Aims and Scope of the journal, including openness to papers using non-US data, new research methodologies, “future of research” papers, controversial papers, methodological papers, non-result papers, and descriptive papers on important topics. We remain as open to traditional papers as we have ever been.… Read more...

New Editorial Policy

The Review of Finance announces the following clarifications of our editorial policy. These policies are already being implemented, but we thought that it would be useful to make a clear statement of them to authors. These are also published in our Editorial in the first issue of 2017, freely available here.… Read more...

New Referee Awards and Referee Database

Great referees are critical to the editorial process, but typically only noticed by the Editors. We are pleased to announce the introduction of Best Referee awards. They will be presented each year at the EFA annual meeting, together with the Best Paper awards.Read more...

Corporate Governance and Blockchains

This post launches the Managing Editors’ blog, where we summarize the lead article of each issue in a non-technical manner. The intended audience for this blog is not just non-academics, but also academics outside the particular literature to which the paper contributes.… Read more...