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New Journal of Finance Editorial Team Announced

The AFA Board of Directors is excited to announce that Antoinette Schoar of MIT will become the next executive editor of the Journal of Finance, effective July 1, 2022. Dr....
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Travel Grant Nominations and PhD Student Poster Session Submissions – NOW OPEN

This year the AFA will again host a PhD Student Poster Session as part of the Annual Meeting. The AFA will also award Travel Grants to doctoral students to help...
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Updates to AFA Membership Database

We moved to a new membership management system on 4/6/2021. If this is your first time logging in since then, you will need to reset your password in order to...
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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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For the past 12 months: Median turnaround in 49 days. 91.0% of all decisions made within less than 100 days. More at this link: Editorial Statistics

Answers to FAQ about the recent retraction of an article in the JF

In response to a replication study by Paul M. Guest that found problems with a published JF article, the authors have retracted their article. This post provides answers to a number of questions that the JF editors have received during the past few days in response to these events.  Why the retraction of this article …

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For the past 12 months: Median turnaround in 48 days. 91.7% of all decisions made within less than 100 days. More at this link: Editorial Statistics



New Journal of Finance Editorial Team Announced

The AFA Board of Directors is excited to announce that Antoinette Schoar of MIT will become the next executive editor of the Journal of Finance, effective July 1, 2022. Dr. Schoar will be joined by co-editors Urban Jermann (Wharton), Leonid Kogan (MIT), Jonathan Lewellen (Dartmouth) and Thomas Philippon (NYU). Dr. Schoar will be the first …

Travel Grant Nominations and PhD Student Poster Session Submissions – NOW OPEN

This year the AFA will again host a PhD Student Poster Session as part of the Annual Meeting. The AFA will also award Travel Grants to doctoral students to help defray the costs of attending our 2022 Annual Meeting, which will be held in Boston, Massachusetts on January 7-9, 2022. Details on both programs are …

Updates to AFA Membership Database

We moved to a new membership management system on 4/6/2021. If this is your first time logging in since then, you will need to reset your password in order to log in. If you have any issues accessing your membership, please contact membership@afajof.org.

AFA Annual Meeting 2022 Paper Submissions -NOW CLOSED

The AFA Annual Meeting Paper Submission Website is now closed. The submission deadline was 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 (although …