International Journal of Financial Research

International Journal of Financial Research publishes peer-reviewed articles in full range of theoretical and empirical topics in finance area, from corporate finance, accounting, insurance theory to monetary banking, stock exchange, capital markets and more. The journal is published in both online and printed versions. All publications are open access in full text and free to download.

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2014: Articles Received: 121; Accepted: 80; Rejected: 40; Published: 85; Retracted: 0

2014 Q4: Articles Received: 23; Accepted: 15; Rejected: 8; Published: 19; Retracted: 0

2014 Q3: Articles Received: 20; Accepted: 14; Rejected: 6; Published: 15; Retracted: 0

2014 Q2: Articles Received: 39; Accepted: 26; Rejected: 14; Published: 29; Retracted: 0

2014 Q1: Articles Received: 39; Accepted: 25; Rejected: 12; Published: 22; Retracted: 0

2013: Articles Received: 90; Accepted: 62; Rejected: 24; Published: 67; Retracted: 0

2013 Q4: Articles Received: 30; Accepted: 22; Rejected: 6; Published: 17; Retracted: 0

2013 Q3: Articles Received: 16; Accepted: 11; Rejected: 5; Published: 12; Retracted: 0

2013 Q2: Articles Received: 23; Accepted: 15; Rejected: 7; Published: 25; Retracted: 0

2013 Q1: Articles Received: 21; Accepted: 14; Rejected: 6; Published: 13; Retracted: 0



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a). Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editor sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-2 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the Editor in time.

b). Peer review. We use double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two external reviewers and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a manuscript. The review process may take 2 weeks.

c). Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

d). The authors revise paper and pay publication fee (300USD).

e). After publication, the corresponding author will receive two hard copies free of charge.

f). E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage for download, free of charge.


The publisher and journal have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism”. We check the plagiarism issue with two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool (iThenticate).

All submissions will be checked by iThenticate before being sent to reviewers.



IJFR is listed in Econlit and JEL

International Journal of Financial Research is listed in Econlit and Journal of Economic Literature (JEL)  
Posted: 2012-12-11

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Vol 6, No 1 (2015)

Table of Contents


Ex-ante Determinants of Volatility in the Crude Oil Market PDF
Duong T Le p1
Bank Interest Margin and Default Risk under Basel III Capped Capital Adequacy Accord and Regulatory Deposit Insurance Fund Protection PDF
Chuen-Ping Chang, Shi Chen p14
Banking Relationships, Managerial Ownership and Operational Performance: A Simultaneous Equations Approach in the Context of SMEs PDF
Mario Gomes Augusto, Antonio Pedro Soares Pinto p22
Modelling the Antecedent and Consequence of Consumer Perceived Deception in Loan Services PDF
Mbawuni Joseph, Simon Gyasi Nimako p43
Long-term Performance of Acquirers Involved in Domestic Bank Ms&As in Europe PDF
George Kyriazopoulos, Evangelos Drymbetas p56
The Impact of Earnings Quality on the Cost of Equity: Evidence from Privatized Firms PDF
Hamdi Ben-Nasr, Abdullah Mohammed Al-Dakheel p68
Underperformance Fees and Manager’s Portfolio Risk Taking PDF
Gabriele Stabile p79
A Study to Check the Applicability of Fama and French, Three-Factor Model on KSE 100-Index from 2004-2014 PDF
Nahzat Abbas, Jahanzeb Khan, Rabia Aziz, Zain Sumrani p90
Pricing Model for Financial Guaranty Products Using Actuarial Methodology and Most Prudent Principle PDF
Jinyu Yang, Weiguo Zhang, Donglai Li p101
Hedge Fund Ownership, Board Composition and Dividend Policy in the Telecommunications Industry PDF
Eric Haye p111
Is Earnings Information Superior to Net Income as a Measure of Future Earnings? A Study on Accruals and Real Earnings Management PDF
Yung-Chuan Lee, Cheng-Chang Lu p119
The Impact of Stock Price and Real Estate Price Shocks on Consumption: The Thai Experience PDF
Dalina Amonhaemanon p137

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International Journal of Financial Research
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