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


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Cited 22 times in the SSCI and SCOPUS through 2014
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