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AFA 2022 Annual Meetings will be VIRTUAL

The ASSA has announced that the 2022 ASSA meeting will be held online -- a VIRTUAL 2022 AEA/ASSA Annual Meeting.  As the AFA is a part of the ASSA meetings,...
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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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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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Transition to new editorial team in 2022

On June 30, 2022, the current JF editorial team will step down after serving two consecutive three-year terms. A new editorial team lead by executive editor Antoinette Schoar will take over on July 1, 2022.   To ensure continuity, the two editorial teams agreed to the following transition policy:  New first-round submissions: Papers that come …



AFA 2022 Annual Meetings will be VIRTUAL

The ASSA has announced that the 2022 ASSA meeting will be held online — a VIRTUAL 2022 AEA/ASSA Annual Meeting.  As the AFA is a part of the ASSA meetings, we will be joining the virtual meetings to be held on January 7 – 9, 2022. Registration is required in order to participate in the …

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 CLOSED

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.