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Fast Track submissions during the holidays

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During this holiday season, the Review of Finance will pause temporarily the Fast Track feature between December 22nd, 2020, and January 11th, 2021 (inclusive). During this period, authors may only use the regular submission option.

We appreciate the continued support of authors, editors, and referees to the RF!… Read more...

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...

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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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...