International Finance

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Edited By: Benn Steil, Council on Foreign Relations

Impact Factor: 0.636

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 71/96 (Business Finance); 240/347 (Economics)

Online ISSN: 1468-2362


International Finance is a highly selective ISI-accredited journal featuring literate and policy-relevant analysis in macroeconomics and finance.  Specific areas of focus include:  

exchange rates
monetary policy  
political economy
financial markets
corporate finance

 The journal's readership extends well beyond academia into national treasuries and corporate treasuries, central banks and investment banks, and major international economic organizations.

Aims and Scope

International Finance publishes lucid, policy-relevant writing in macroeconomics and finance backed by rigorous theory and empirical analysis. In addition to the core double-refereed articles, the journal publishes non-refereed themed book reviews by invited authors and commentary pieces by major policy figures. The editor delivers the vast majority of first-round decisions within three months.


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Abstracting and Indexing Information

  • ABI/INFORM Collection (ProQuest)
  • Business Premium Collection (ProQuest)
  • Current Contents: Social & Behavioral Sciences (Clarivate Analytics)
  • EconLit (AEA)
  • GEOBASE (Elsevier)
  • Journal Citation Reports/Social Science Edition (Clarivate Analytics)
  • Proquest Business Collection (ProQuest)
  • ProQuest Central (ProQuest)
  • RePEc: Research Papers in Economics
  • SCOPUS (Elsevier)
  • Social Sciences Citation Index (Clarivate Analytics)