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AFA Annual Meeting 2022 Paper Submissions -NOW OPEN

The AFA Annual Meeting Paper Submission Website is now open with a submission deadline of Monday, March 15th at 3:00pm EST. Although there is no paper submission fee, please note...
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James Poterba is Selected as New AFA Fellow

Congratulations to James Poterba for his selection as 2021 AFA Fellow.  Dr. Poterba is the Mitsui Professor of Economics at MIT and the President of the National Bureau of Economic...
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Announcement of 2021 Fischer Black Prize Winner

Matteo Maggiori has been selected by the AFA to receive the 2021 Fischer Black Prize for an outstanding financial economist under age 40. He is Associate Professor of Finance at the Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Virtual Conferences and Events Calendar

A new Events Calendar is available for posting Virtual Conferences and other events. There is no cost to post your Call for Papers, Conference, Workshop, or Seminar. Submit your event...
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Joint Statement by the Editors of the JF, RFS, and the Incoming Editor of the JFE Concerning Referee Confidentiality

A recent paper by the current editor of the Journal of Financial Economics posted on SSRN on December 15, 2020 revealed paper acceptance rates by individual referees at the JFE. The editors of the JF, RFS, and the incoming editor of the JFE hereby affirm our commitment to never publicly disclose data that could reveal …

2020 Editor Report & Prize Winners

Slides from the Journal of Finance Editor report presentation are available here The slides with Brattle Prize and Dimensional Fund Advisors prize winners are available here



AFA Annual Meeting 2022 Paper Submissions -NOW OPEN

The AFA Annual Meeting Paper Submission Website is now open with a submission deadline of Monday, March 15th at 3:00pm EST. Although there is no paper submission fee, please note that (1) the submitting author must be an AFA member for the paper to be considered and (2) each individual may only submit one paper …

James Poterba is Selected as New AFA Fellow

Congratulations to James Poterba for his selection as 2021 AFA Fellow.  Dr. Poterba is the Mitsui Professor of Economics at MIT and the President of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He has served as President of the Eastern Economic Association and the National Tax Association, as vice president of the American Economic Association, and …

AFA 2020 Election Results

Congratulations to the officers and directors elected in the AFA 2020 election: President: John Graham, President Elect and 2022 Program Chair: Laura Starks, Vice President: Markus Brunnermeier, Directors: Victoria Ivashina, Andrew Karolyi, Laura Veldkamp  

Announcement of 2021 Fischer Black Prize Winner

Matteo Maggiori has been selected by the AFA to receive the 2021 Fischer Black Prize for an outstanding financial economist under age 40. He is Associate Professor of Finance at the Stanford Graduate School of Business