The American Finance Association
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The 2017 AFA election is currently underway. The election is taking place online now through November 17th. If you have not received your ballot via email, please email Kate Chaloux at [email protected] Please note that Student Members are not. read more
Richard Thaler is a pioneer in the fields of behavioral economics and behavioral finance. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, in announcing the prize, explained that “Thaler has incorporated psychologically realistic assumptions into analyses of. read more
The AFA 2018 Annual Meeting will be held January 5-7, 2018 (Friday, Saturday Sunday) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. • AFA sessions will take place at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel. ASSA Headquarters will be the Philadelphia. read more
The 2016 ISI Web of Knowledge impact factors were just released. The Journal of Finance has a two-year impact factor* of 6.043. The JF is the 2nd highest impact journal in the Economics JCR Category behind The Quarterly Journal of Economics. For the. read more
The AFA announced the selection of José A. Scheinkman as a member of the AFA Society of Fellows at the annual meeting in Chicago. José Scheinkman is the Charles and Lynn Zhang Professor of Economics at Columbia University, Theodore A. Wells ‘29. read more
The American Finance Association’s 2017 Fischer Black Prize is awarded to Professor Amir Sufi of the University of Chicago. The prize is awarded to the person under 40 whose work best exemplifies the Fischer Black hallmark of developing original. read more
Campbell Harvey delivered the 2017 Presidential Address, “The Scientific Outlook in Financial Economics,” at the American Finance Association Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL on January 7, 2017. Please view the 2017 Presidential Address here. For the. read more
The AFA Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics is a statement of the values of our profession. The Code was approved by the AFA Board in September 2016. Dear Member of the American Finance Association: In January 2015, the Board of Directors of. read more
The Journal of FINANCE
2016 Impact Factor 6.043
The Journal of Finance publishes leading research across all the major fields of financial economics. It is one of the most widely cited academic journals in economics ranking second (behind the Quarterly Journal of Economics) in five-year impact factor and second in total citations (behind the American Economic Review).