Accounting and Finance Research (AFR) is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal, published by Sciedu Press. The journal seeks to publish research articles that are original hypothetical and theoretical in its nature and that provides exploratory insights in the fields of accounting, corporate finance, investment, insurance, monetary banking, stock exchange, capital markets and relevant subjects. The journal is published in both online and printed versions. All publications are open access in full text and free to download.
ABSTRACTING AND INDEXING:
2015 Q2: Articles Received: 17; Accepted: 14; Rejected: 5; Published: 10; Retracted: 0
2015 Q1: Articles Received: 22; Accepted: 20; Rejected: 4; Published: 14; Retracted: 0
2014: Articles Received: 114; Accepted: 87; Rejected: 24; Published: 67; Retracted: 0
2013: Articles Received: 81; Accepted: 59; Rejected: 24; Published: 56; Retracted: 0
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AFR Indexed in EconLit
|Accounting and Finance Research (AFR) has been evaluated and accepted for listing in EconLit. An annotation of the journal will appear in the New Journals section of the Annotated Listing of New Books department of the December 2013 issue of the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL).|
Call for Papers-Accounting and Finance Research
We are seeking submissions for forthcoming issue published in November 2015. The paper should be written in professional English. The length of 3000-8000 words is preferred. All manuscripts should be prepared in MS-Word format, and submitted online: http://www.sciedupress.com/afr or sent to:firstname.lastname@example.org
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Deadline for Submission: October 20th, 2015
Vol 4, No 3 (2015)
Table of Contents
|The June Phenomenon and the Changing Month of the Year Effect|
|Anthony Yanxiang Gu||p1|
|Effect of Earnings Management on Economic Value Added: A China Study|
|Yishu Wang, Xue Jiang, ZhenJia Liu, Weixing Wang||p9|
|The Value Relevance of Accounting Information: Evidence from Nigeria|
|Okuns Omokhoje Omokhudu, Peter Okoeguale Ibadin||p20|
|Director Optimal Pay against Fat Cats in Taiwan|
|Feng-Li Lin, Shiow-Jen Wang, Guan-Hao Peng||p31|
|Comparative Predictive Abilities of Earnings and Operating Cash Flows on Future Cash Flows: Empirical Evidence from Ghana|
|Joseph Akadeagre Agana, Kwame Mireku, Kingsley Opoku Appiah||p40|
|Is Pharmaceuticals Industry Efficient? Evidence from Dhaka Stock Exchange|
|Mohammad Noman Siddikee, Noor Nahar Begum||p46|
|Book-Tax Income Differences and Major Determining Factors|
|B. Brian Lee, William Vetter, Michael Williams||p55|
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Accounting and Finance Research
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