JF Editor Renewal 2019-2022

A piece of news, as just announced by the American Finance Association:

The Board of Directors of the AFA is pleased to announce that the Journal of Finance editorial team of Stefan Nagel, Editor, and Philip Bond, Amit Seru, and Wei Xiong, Co-Editors, has agreed to renew their term for three more years, July 2019 through June 2022.

Full announcement is here.

Authors can expect continuity in handling of their JF submissions in the coming years.

Code-sharing policy: update

More and more articles coming out in the JF now including replication code in their supporting information. The current issue (August 2018) includes three articles with code:




Two of these three teams of authors submitted the code voluntarily even though the paper was not formally subject to the code sharing policy (the authors had made the initial submission of their paper before we adopted the code sharing policy in September 2016).

Many thanks to these authors for going the extra mile to enhance reproducability of research in our field!