Recent Articles in Finance Journals
This is a list of papers that were published in the top four academic finance journals in 2012 (as used by the Arizona State University - Finance Rankings, which spans the 1990-2012 period):
Profitability and capital structure: Evidence from import penetration; Journal of Financial Economics; Jin Xu
Does Idiosyncratic Volatility Proxy for Risk Exposure?; Review of Financial Studies; Zhanhui Chen, Ralitsa Petkova
Clean Sweep: Informed Trading through Intermarket Sweep Orders; Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis; Sugato Chakravarty, Pankaj Jain, James Upson, Robert Wood
In addition to the above mentioned papers, the finance group has multiple papers in advanced stages at top finance, economics, and accounting journals.