Aims and Scope

The Journal of Finance publishes leading research across all the major fields of financial research. It is one of the most widely cited academic journals on finance and one of the most widely cited journals in all of economics as well. Each issue of the journal reaches over 8,000 academics, finance professionals, libraries, government and financial institutions around the world. Published six times a year, the journal is the official publication of The American Finance Association, the premier academic organization devoted to the study and promotion of knowledge about financial economics.

Indexed/Abstracted in:

  • ABI/INFORM Database (ProQuest)
  • Business Abstracts (HW Wilson)
  • Business ASAP (GALE Cengage)
  • Business Periodicals Index/Abstracts (HW Wilson)
  • CatchWord
  • CSA Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management Database (CSA/CIG)
  • Current Contents Collections/ Business (Thomson Reuters)
  • Current Contents: Social & Behavioral Sciences (Thomson Reuters)
  • Current Index to Statistics (ASA/IMS)
  • EBSCO Online (EBSCO)
  • EconLit (AEA)
  • Emerald Management Reviews (Emerald)
  • IBSS: International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (ProQuest)
  • InfoTrac
  • Journal Citation Reports/Social Science Edition (Thomson Reuters)
  • OmniFile Full Text Mega Edition (HW Wilson)
  • OmniFile V (HW Wilson)
  • PAIS: Public Affairs Information Service (CSA/CIG)
  • ProQuest 5000 (ProQuest)
  • ProQuest Accounting and Tax Database (ProQuest)
  • ProQuest Discovery (ProQuest)
  • ProQuest Platinum (ProQuest)
  • ProQuest Research Library (ProQuest)
  • RePEc: Research Papers in Economics (RePEc)
  • Social Sciences Citation Index (Thomson Reuters)
  • Social SciSearch (Thomson Reuters)