Monthly Archives: August 2014

UNC Finance Research

Table 1. Where UNC has been in producing quality finance research over time

Period # of top three journal publications Ranking
2011~2015 40 5
2001-2010 57 16
1991-2000 26 25


The table shows that, in the latest 2011-2015 period, UNC Kenan-Flagler is ranked among the five most productive business schools in the world in supplying quality finance research. The ranking is based on the number of faculty research papers published at top three finance journals – The Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and Review of Financial Studies. The four universities ranked above UNC during the period are University of Pennsylvania, Chicago University, Harvard University, and New York University. The statistics indicate that the contribution of UNC Kenan-Flagler to academia as well as to the real world has grown over time, which is great for both the school and the outside the world.