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Elsevier is a leading publisher in the Finance field, publishing highly respected, peer-reviewed journals. To explore our range of journals, click on the relevant journals tab above or visit our online PDF catalog

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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.

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

Read today an Article Selection on Financial Markets & Institutions

The articles are free to read & download until 17 December 2016.

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Calls for papers

Call for Papers: Special Issue on "Capital Markets, Financial Institutions, and Corporate Finance in China"
Journal of Corporate Finance
Submission Deadline: October 1, 2016

Reconfiguring  urban lifestyle: the paradigm shift in urban transport
Economic Analysis and Policy
Submission Deadline: October 31, 2016

Call for book proposals
We are currently seeking to develop new book ideas, and to work with new authors and editors!

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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.

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 Finance Virtual Special Issue now available to download: Replication Studies

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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