How to Make Finance Scholarship More Creative and Equitable: An Author’s Suggestions to Editors and Referees
China Accounting and Finance Review, Forthcoming
14 Pages Posted: 26 Feb 2013 Last revised: 13 May 2017
Date Written: February 25, 2013
Editing high quality finance journals is challenging, but also requires careful thinking on optimal governance processes to ensure equity, particularly given the large number submissions at these journals. Enhancing and maintaining incentives for authors’ creativity is also important. I discuss issues arising from subjectivity in referees’ reports in finance journals, and present a list of editorial suggestions that might improve authors’ experiences and enhance the quality of submissions at these journals.
Keywords: editing, refereeing
JEL Classification: G00
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