The Journal of Finance

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The Journal of Finance
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DisciplineFinance, economics, business
Edited byAntoinette Schoar
Publication details
7.544 (2020)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4J. Finance
ISSN0022-1082 (print)
1540-6261 (web)
OCLC no.1782429

The Journal of Finance is a peer-reviewed academic journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the American Finance Association. It was established in 1946[1] and is considered to be one of the premier finance journals.[2] The editor-in-chief is Antoinette Schoar. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2020 impact factor of 7.544.[3] It is listed as one of the 50 journals used by the Financial Times to compile its business-school research ranking[4] and Bloomberg Businessweek's Top 20 Journals.[5]


The editorial board of the journal of finance consists of the editor, co-editors and associate editors. The executive editor is Antoinette Schoar (MIT), the first female in the position.

The following persons are or have been editor-in-chief of the journal:[6]


Each year the associate editors vote for the best papers published in the journal. The Smith Breeden Prize is awarded for the best finance papers and the Brattle Prize for the best corporate finance research papers.


  1. ^ "The Journal of Finance on JSTOR". Retrieved 2021-02-21.
  2. ^ Oltheten, Elisabeth; Theoharakis, Vasilis; Travlos, Nickolaos G. (2005-03-01). "Faculty Perceptions and Readership Patterns of Finance Journals: A Global View". Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. 40 (1): 223–239. doi:10.1017/S0022109000001800.
  3. ^ "The Journal of Finance". 2020 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Clarivate. 2021.
  4. ^ "45 Journals used in FT Research Rank". Financial Times. 2009-02-17. Archived from the original on 2009-06-21. Retrieved 2011-05-06.
  5. ^ "Full-Time MBA Rankings". Bloomberg BusinessWeek. 2008-11-13. Archived from the original on 2008-12-11. Retrieved 2011-05-06.
  6. ^ Kavesh, Robert A. (1970). "The American Finance Association: 1939-1969". Journal of Finance. 25 (1): 1–17. doi:10.1111/j.1540-6261.1970.tb00409.x. JSTOR 2325795.

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