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Acknowledgement of Reviewers

        The quality of any scientific journal is dependent upon the quality of its peer-review process. Reviewers donate their time for this altruistic activity and often receive little recognition. They are, however, selected based on their expertise and each review received by the Editors is rated according to quality. We have been impressed by the quality of the reviews undertaken this year. Our reviewers have been of inestimable help in assessing the merit of papers submitted to the Journal, and they have often enhanced the overall quality of accepted manuscripts by their critical analyses and suggestions about how a paper might be improved. The overall quality of the journal can therefore be attributed in a large measure to the quality of their efforts.
        The Editors would like to pay tribute to the following 339 reviewers who are listed in alphabetical order and who completed a total of 2785 reviews during 2019 (individual total in brackets). The Editors are very grateful for their outstanding contributions and look forward to working with them in 2020.
        P. Kolh, Editor-in-Chief
        F. Dick, Senior Editor
        M. Björck, Senior Editor (since October 1)
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        Anne Abbott, Australia (8)
        Said Abisi, United Kingdom (2)
        Stefan Acosta, Sweden (4)
        Donald Adam, United Kingdom (4)
        Pere Altes Mas, Spain (12)
        Francisco Álvarez Marcos, Spain (31)
        Kwame Amankwah, United States (20)
        Graeme Ambler, United Kingdom (17)
        Aikaterini Angeli, Greece (1)
        Michele Antonello, Italy (5)
        George Antoniou, United Kingdom (3)
        Joseph Archie, United States (61)
        Reda Awad, United Kingdom (3)
        Niels Baekgaard, Denmark (6)
        Marc Bailey, United Kingdom (2)
        Peter Balaz, Czech Republic (7)
        Ramin Banafsche, Germany (1)
        Paul Bassett, United Kingdom (1)
        Frederico Bastos Goncalves, Portugal (23)
        Jonathan Beard, United Kingdom (4)
        Adam Beck, United States (22)
        Jean-Pierre Becquemin, France (3)
        Christian-Alexander Behrendt, Germany (15)
        Sergi Bellmunt-Montoya, Spain (18)
        Ruth Benson, United Kingdom (9)
        Xavier Berard, France (23)
        Guillaume Béraud, France (4)
        Efthymios Beropoulis, Germany (1)
        Luca Bertoglio, Italy (1)
        Fausto Biancari, Finland (4)
        Lukla Biasi, United Kingdom (12)
        Haraldur Bjarnason, United States (6)
        Martin Bjorck, Sweden (25)
        Patrick Björkman, Finland (1)
        James Black, United States (12)
        Stephen Black, United Kingdom (2)
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        David Bosanquet, United Kingdom (2)
        Jonathan Boyle, United Kingdom (41)
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