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.
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.
RFS Editor Manju Puri will be giving the keynote speech at the Financial Intermediation Network of European Studies 2020 Autumn Workshop, which will be held November 30-December 1. For details, see the FINEST web site.
Oxford University Press presents the Political Economy Collection, featuring two RFS papers:
The featured papers are free to read through the end of January 2021 on Oxford University Press’s web site.