Journal of Banking and Finance

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Journal of Banking and Finance  
Journal of Banking and Finance cover.gif
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
J. Bank. Financ.
Discipline Finance
Language English
Edited by I. Mathur
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Monthly
ISSN 0378-4266
LCCN 79646417
OCLC no. 03401093

The Journal of Banking and Finance is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering research on financial institutions, capital markets, and topics in investments and corporate finance. In 1989 the journal absorbed Studies in Banking & Finance. A 2011 study ranked it among six elite finance journals.[1][2][3] It publishes theoretical and empirical research papers spanning all the major research fields in finance and banking.


The main subjects covered include:[4]

  • Accounting and Financial Reporting
  • Alternative Investments
  • Asset Pricing; Banking Efficiency
  • Banking Regulation
  • Bank Solvency and Capital Structure
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Commodity and Energy Markets
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance and Ethics
  • Credit Rating
  • Derivative Pricing and Hedging
  • Empirical Finance
  • Financial Applications of Decision Theory or Game Theory
  • Financial Applications of Simulation or Numerical Methods; Financial Economics
  • Financial Engineering
  • Financial Forecasting
  • Financial Risk Management and Analysis
  • Portfolio Optimization and Trading
  • Regulation of Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Stochastic Models for Asset and Instrument Prices
  • Systemic Risk

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  1. ^ Heck, Jean L.; Sharma, Rajneesh (2011). "Leading contributing institutions to the elite finance journals: Affiliation on publication versus current institutional affiliation". Applied Economics Letters. 18 (5): 427. doi:10.1080/13504851003689676. 
  2. ^ "Journal of Banking & Finance". Homepage. Elsevier. Retrieved 2011-07-28. 
  3. ^ Allen W. Wilhite, Eric A. Fong: "Coercive Citation in Academic Publishing" In: Science 335, 542 (2012) DOI: 10.1126/science.1212540 [1]
  4. ^ "Journal of Banking & Finance". Homepage. Elsevier. Retrieved 2015-01-26. 

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