Table 5 - Volume 27, 1996
                              Processing Time

                                Time, in weeks, from submissio to

                               Assoc. Editor's    Editor's 
Author                         First Reaction     Decision   Publication   

WINTER 1996 ISSUE

RESEARCH
Borg/Shapiro                       10              110          159
Lage/Treglia                       12               47           97

INSTRUCTION
Haupert                            26               55          103
Merz                               10               14           65

CONTENT
Coates                             26               52          100
Helwege                            NA               29           77
Maeshiro                           NA               44           88

INFORMATION
Lee/Burgess/Kniest                 11               46          101

SPRING 1996 ISSUE

INSTRUCTION
Erekson/Reynold/Salemi             20               36           72
Froyen                             20               36           72
Salemi                             20               36           72
Davis                              20               36           72
Marks/Rukstad                      20               36           72
Sheffrin                           20               36           72
Barron/Loewenstein                 24               41           78
McDonald                           NA                3           28

SUMMER 1996 ISSUE

RESEARCH
Mixon                               4               35           62

INSTRUCTION
Manning                            11               43          101
Palmini                             6               82          121
Rodgers                             6               48          115
Kugler/Andrews                     16               26           96
Graves/Sexton/Lee                  17               49          109

CONTENT
McCorkle/Watts                     16              100          131
Kleiman/Rubinstein                  7               39           66
Gelles/Mitchell                    NA               33          121

INFORMATION
Tahai/Kelly                        22               62           97
Ray                                17               49           88

FALL 1996 ISSUE

RESEARCH
Porter/Riley                       11               44           81

INSTRUCTION 
Haupert                             8               24          143

CONTENT
Spencer                            13               61           95

INFORMATION                    
Salemi (Introduction)               2               15           38
Margo/Siegfried                     2               15           38
Willis/Pieper                       2               15           38
Salemi/Eubanks                      2               10           38
Brasfield/Harrison/McCoy/Milkman    2               15           38
Walstad                             2               10           38
Conrad                              2               10           38