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Calls for papers

Call for papers: Silvaplana Workshop in Political Economy 25-29 July 2015
European Journal of Political Economy
Submission deadline:
31 March 2015

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: Culture and Finance
Journal of Corporate Finance

Submission deadline: 5 January 2015

Call for Papers: The micro-foundations of pricing
Journal of Business Research

Submission deadline: 31 August 2015


Recent Special Issues

Corporate Governance in Emerging Markets
International Review of Economics & Finance
Volume 32, Pages 1-174 (July 2014)
Edited by Sheng-Syan Chen and Ying Sophie Huang

Reforming Finance
Journal of Financial Stability
Volume 12, Pages 1-58 (June 2014)
Edited by Martin T. Bohl and Pierre L. Siklos

Understanding International Commodity Price Fluctuations
Journal of International Money and Finance
Volume 42, Pages 1-336 (April 2014)
Edited by Rabah Arezki, Prakash Loungani, Rick van der Ploeg and Anthony J. Venables


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


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


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