The new Editorial Board of the Journal of Financial Intermediation seeks to streamline the editorial process by implementing an active desk-rejection policy. We anticipate that a significant fraction of papers will be rejected without a detailed reviewing process. In this way, papers going out for reviews have a significant chance of eventually being published. While the policy is meant to minimize the burden on reviewers, submitters should expect their papers to receive a more thorough treatment in the editorial process, conditional on being refereed. Desk-rejected articles will NOT be refunded the submission fee.
Reducing noise and increasing transparency of the refereeing process is an overarching goal of the new editorial policy. In this vein, the JFI is simplifying its editorial board structure and expanding the board of associate editors. Submitters may now expect their papers to be reviewed almost exclusively by members of the editorial board, or by researchers whose expertise is at par with that of members of the board. At the same time, the submission process is now single-blind, implying that author identity will not be hidden. Submitters may choose the Managing Editor in charge of their submission. Such requests will be accommodated within constraints, nonetheless.
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|Issue volume||Issue year||Planned ship date||Actual ship date|
|45C||2021||Jan 29, 2021||Feb 03, 2021|
|46C||2021||May 14, 2021||May 26, 2021|
|47C||2021||Aug 06, 2021||Jul 29, 2021|
|48C||2021||Oct 13, 2021|
|49C||2022||Jan 28, 2022|
|50C||2022||May 13, 2022|
|51C||2022||Aug 05, 2022|
|52C||2022||Oct 14, 2022|