Category Archives: Latest News

New Editorial Appointments

The Review of Finance is delighted to announce the appointments of Christine Parlour, Kelly Shue, and Geoff Tate as Editors. Christine will start on November 15, 2017 and Kelly and Geoff will start on January 1, 2018 when Thorsten Beck and Andrew Ellul’s terms as Editors come to an end.… Read more...

Managing Editors’ Report for 2016/17

The Managing Editors’ Report for 2016/7 is available at revfin.org/reports-from-the-editors/.

Some highlights include:

  • The RF remains #4 in finance journals, ranked by 2-year impact factor. Our 5-year impact factor is now 2.827, up from 2.555 in 2015
  • The number of submissions rose from 848 to 923
  • Consistent with our new policy of applying top-three standards, the acceptance rate fell from 8.61% to 6.28%, the number of R&Rs fell by nearly a half to 87, and the number of desk-rejections nearly doubled to 296
  • Our average turnaround time fell from 50 to 38 days

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Faster Publishing Model

From August 2017, there will be a new, faster publishing model at the Review of Finance. Manuscripts will be published online to the Advance Articles page within 24 hours of the author completing their licence to publish, i.e. before copyediting and typesetting.… Read more...

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...