Journal of Behavioral Finance

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Journal of Behavioral Finance  
Discipline Behavioral finance
Language English
Publication details
Former name(s)
The Journal of Psychology and Financial Markets
Publication history
Routledge on behalf of The Institute of Behavioral Finance (United States)
Frequency Quarterly
Standard abbreviations
J. Behav. Finance
ISSN 1542-7560 (print)
1542-7579 (web)
LCCN 2002215600
OCLC no. 51166000

The Journal of Behavioral Finance is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal that covers research related to the field of behavioral finance. It was established in 2000 as The Journal of Psychology and Financial Markets. The founding Board of Editors were Brian Bruce, David Dreman, Paul Slovic, Nobel Laureate Vernon Smith and Arnold Wood. The editor-in-chief was Gunduz Caginalp (2000-2005), Brian Bruce (Hillcrest Asset Management) is the current editor.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal [1] has a 2010 impact factor of 0.262, ranking it 71st out of 76 journals in the category "Business, Finance",[2] and 256th out of 305 journals in the category "Economics".[3] The Journal is ranked number 30 out of 80 established finance program journals, as per the Author Affiliation Index methodology, which is an affiliation based network approach to journal rankings. The rankings are published in the Journal of Corporate Finance.[4] The Australian Business School Deans list it as a selective A ranked journal.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ JBF website.
  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Business, Finance". 2010 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2011. 
  3. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Economics". 2010 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2011. 
  4. ^ "Author Affiliation Index, finance journal ranking, and the pattern of authorship". Journal of Corporate Finance. 13: 1008–1026. doi:10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2007.04.011. 
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