Economics and Finance

High Quality Journals

Welcome to the Economics and Finance area of Elsevier.

A leading publisher in the field, Elsevier has seven journals in the Financial Times' Influential Research Rank. To see these, and our ABS ranked journals, click here.

By delivering first class information and innovative tools, we continue to refine our portfolio to serve the research need of educators, researchers and students worldwide. We are proud to play an integral part within the academic community and to participate in the advancement of this field.

All our journals are available online via ScienceDirect,, the essential information resource for over 14 million researchers worldwide. For full aims and scope, to submit your articles or subscribe, visit the journal homepages.


Conference in Honor of Dr. James R. Lothian - New York, September 10-11, 2015
From September 10-11, 2015, a two day conference will be held in New York in honor of Dr. James R. Lothian's editorial stewardship of the Journal of International Money and Finance. Dr. Lothian was the editor of the JIMF from 1986-2012, and his commitment and leadership to the journal helped guide it to its current prominence.

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Editor Video Interviews
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David Waterman, Coordinating Editor, Information Economics and Policy

Top 25 Hottest Economics and Finance Articles
Visit ScienceDirect to explore the most downloaded articles from Elsevier's Economics and Finance journals

Impact FactorsLatest Impact Factors

Each year, the quality of papers published in our Economics and Finance journals is secured by the contribution of all our outstanding authors, reviewers and editors.

To view the latest Impact Factors, plus other quality metrics, visit the journal homepages.

* Journal Citation Reports®, published by Thomson Reuters, 2015

Article Selections

Read today the Article Selection on Corporate Finance which contains 17 influential articles published in leading journals of the Elsevier’s Finance portfolio in recent years.

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Calls for papers

General Call for Papers
Triggered by the recent financial crisis in the western world, the new editorial team of The North American Journal of Economics and Finance is calling for high quality submissions on a variety of financial economics topics, including, but not limited to: financial intermediation, behavioural finance and the relationship between law and finance.

Call for Papers: Supplement for the The Eighth FIFC-AUS Islamic Finance Conference
Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money
Submission Deadline: September 15, 2015

Call for Papers: Special issue on Human Capital and Labor Markets
China Economic Review 
Submission deadline: September 30, 2015

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Special Issues

Special Section - Consumers and Trust: Empirical investigations on the outcomes of consumer trust in food
Food Policy, Volume 52, (Publication: April 2015)

Adjustment in the Aftermath of the Global Crisis 2008-09: New Global Order?
Journal of International Money and Finance, Volume 52, pages 1-218 (Publication: April 2015)
Edited by Joshua Aizenman, Menzie Chinn, Robert Dekle

Symposium: Youth Labour Market and the Great Recession
Economic Systems, Volume 39, Issue 1, pages 1-196 (Publication: March 2015)
Edited by Marcello Signorelli, Misbah Tanveer Choudhry

Events, Awards and Prizes

Arnold Zellner Award 2014
Since 2002, alternating with the Dennis J. Aigner Award, the Arnold Zellner Award is given bi-annually to the best theoretical econometrics paper published in the Journal of Econometrics. We are delighted to announce the winner of the 2014 award.
Asymptotics of the principal components estimator of large factor models with weakly influential factors
Alexei Onatski, Volume 168, Issue 2, June 2014.

EALE Labour Economics prize

European Economic Review Best Paper Prize

The 2013 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel

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Recent Virtual Issues

Economics and Human Biology Virtual Special Issue now available to download: Obesity and the Labor Market

Research in International Business and Finance Virtual Special Issue now available to download: Looking to the future

Open Access

Access to quality research is vital to the academic community and beyond. We support sustainable access and work hard to provide a range of open access options alongside our access initiatives to ensure everyone can read, use and trust the latest research.

We are committed to working in partnership with the research community, librarians, funders and other stakeholders.

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Audio Slides

Audio Slides – A free service to authors

These are brief, webcast-style presentations based on slides and audio that are shown next to the article on ScienceDirect. This format gives authors the opportunity to explain their research in their own words and promote their work.

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 Journal InsightsJournal Insights

Journal metrics provide authors with an extra insight into our journals and helps in the journal selection process when submitting an article for publication.

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