A recent paper by the current editor of the Journal of Financial Economics posted on SSRN on December 15, 2020 revealed paper acceptance rates by individual referees at the JFE.
The editors of the JF, RFS, and the incoming editor of the JFE hereby affirm our commitment to never publicly disclose data that could reveal individual referees’ confidential recommendations, or any other confidential information about the editorial process.
The editors of the JF, RFS, and the incoming editor of the JFE further believe that editors are bound by the AFA Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics, sections 6.(d)(5) and 6.(f), as well as the rules for human subjects research, to not publicly disclose such confidential information.
Itay Goldstein, Executive Editor, Review of Financial Studies
Stefan Nagel, Executive Editor, Journal of Finance
Toni Whited, Co-Editor and Incoming Executive Editor, Journal of Financial Economics
The Editor’s Choice article for 34(1) is “CAPM-Based Company (Mis)valuations” by Olivier Dessaint, Jacques Olivier, Clemens A. Otto, and David Thesmar. You can read the paper free online.
We are pleased to announce that SFS Cavalcade North America 2021 will be hosted by the MIT Golub Center for Finance and Policy. The conference will be held virtually on Zoom from May 24-27, 2021. Registration will be available in 2021 on the Cavalcade web site.
The submission period for SFS Cavalcade North America 2021 has ended. For information on the conference, please visit SFS Cavalcade North America 2021. If you submitted a paper, you can expect to receive a decision in February.
This is the final week to submit your paper for consideration for SFS Cavalcade North America 2021. The deadline for submissions is December 10, 2020.
The Call for Papers for the ECGI Corporations and COVID-19 conference is now available. The conference, which features a dual submission option with RCFS and RFS, will have an online workshop on June 17, 2021, and a conference at the University of Oxford on June 2, 2022. The RCFS sponsoring editor is Andrew Ellul and the RFS sponsoring editors are Itay Goldstein and Holger Mueller. The submission deadline is April 9, 2021. For more details, please see the ECGI website.
The Editor’s Choice article for 33(12) is “The Deregulation of the Private Equity Markets and the Decline in IPOs” by Michael Ewens and Joan Farre-Mensa. You can read the paper free online.
The position of Part-Time Data Collection Assistant has been filled. Thank you to everyone who submitted a resume.