The Journal of Financial Economics
A Retrospective Evaluation, 1974-91
G. William Schwert
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627
and National Bureau of Economic Research
Journal of Financial Economics, 33 (June 1993) 369-424
Data for the 516 papers published in volumes 1-30 of the Journal of
Financial Economics in the period 1974-91 are analyzed. 477 authors from
136 institutions contributed papers, and these papers received 16,231 citations
according to the Social Science Citation Index. Lists of authors and
institutions who have contributed the most papers to the JFE and a
list of the most highly-cited JFE papers show why the Journal
has been sucessful in influencing the finance and economics literature during
its first 18 years.
Key words: Citations, impact factor
JEL Classifications: G10, D23
Cited 22 times in the SSCI and SCOPUS through 2014
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